Beth is both a wolf specialist and focused dog trainer. She has done wolf education programs in Michigan since 1972 and has been the Michigan representative for Wolf Park since 1974. She has lectured to over 1,000 groups, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Timber Wolf Alliance, the Michigan Association of Animal Control Officers, The Nordjyllands Dyreadfaerdsklinik, the Association for Pet Dog Trainers and the International Wolf Center and Wolf Park.
Beth has been doing positive dog training for over 20 years. She is a core staff trainer for Dogs Scouts of America and has helped hundreds of Dog Scout Camp Participants learn to effectively communicate with their dogs. Beth is the author of two books: Differentiating Native Great Lakes Area Wild Wolves from Dogs and Wolf-Dog Hybrids and The Evolution of Charlie Darwin: Partner with Your Dog Using Positive Training.
Beth is committed to helping pet dog owners understand and work with their dogs using empathy and sound positive teaching methods. Her experience working with wolves, dogs, and wolf hybrids, and her association with both captive and wild wolf researchers, allows her a broad overview of both wolf and dog behavior.
Beth lives in Michigan, USA with her husband Bob and five very talented but eccentric dogs.
Recorded OnDemand Lecture: Your Dog is a Wolf, but it’s Not!! ….a Day without Pee is a Day without Sunshine!