McMillan, Trish

McMillan, Trish

Owner at McMillan Animal Behavior DBA Shelter Behavior Hub

Trish McMillan is an internationally-known speaker on the topics of animal behavior and sheltering. She holds a master of science degree in animal behavior, and is a certified professional dog trainer. Trish first walked into a shelter in the mid 90’s and has been hooked on shelter behavior since that moment. She worked for the ASPCA for nearly eight years, first as director of animal behavior at their NYC shelter, and then with the field team, helping assess and rehabilitate dogs from cruelty cases, dogfighting and hoarding situations. Trish owns McMillan Animal Behavior in North Carolina, where she shares her life with the many animal friends of her small farm, Pibble Hill. Trish’s professional work includes training and behavior modification work with dogs, cats, and horses. She speaks and consults nationally and internationally on animal sheltering issues, dog, cat, and horse behavior, dog aggression, and defensive handling. She also runs a popular online shelter dog and cat behavior mentorships and other courses through the Shelter Behavior Hub, and is one of the founders of the behavioral euthanasia grief support group, “Losing Lulu.”

Sessions
Building owner support behavior programs
Wednesday, May 15 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM CT
Managing feline stress: Strategies for the shelter environment
Saturday, May 18 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM CT