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As an animal behavior and training professional, I have well over a decade of experience combined with a rich educational history that allows me a unique perspective unmatched in Western New York. My credentials include:


  • Certified Behavior Consultant Canine - Knowledge Assessed (CBCC-KA)

  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge & Skills Assessed (CPDT-KSA)

  • Certified Cat Behavior Consultant (CCBC)

  • Adjunct Professor, Canisius College, Animal Behavior, Ecology and Conservation

  • Professional Memberships: Pet Professional Guild, International Society of Anthrozoology, Animal Behavior Society

  • Reiki Master


Although I have worked with many different species, my private behavior consulting practice focuses on dogs and cats. I have trained and rehabilitated thousands of cats and dogs over my career. Click here for testimonials from former clients.


My referral practice focuses on helping dog and cat owners with the following:

  • Pet Matching - finding the "purrfect" match for your household and lifestyle

  • Aggression

  • Multi-species relationships

  • Fear-related behavioral concerns

  • Adolescent behavior problems


For information about scheduling a private consultation, email or go to the Contact Miranda page.

Animal Behavior and Training: Bridging the Gap between Human and Non-Human Communication.

Lexie & Me! I was lucky enough to know this dog from her first day to her last day on Earth. She was always a wonderful dog who loved her family as much as they loved her! 

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