1. National Search Dog Alliance Member and former member of the NSDA Education Committee.
2. Extensive training with Kat Albrecht, founder of Missing Pet Partnership. Kat is a retired police officer, award-winning Bloodhound handler and Search & Rescue Manager. She is also a published author of "The Lost Pet Chronicles" and "Dog Detectives, Finding Fido".
3. Ellie Mae and I coached by a Founder of the Bloodhound Coaltion. Also, extensive training with retired California Rescue Dog Association (CARDA) members and Bloodhound Coalition members - names given upon request.
4. Attended Advanced Trailing Dog Training seminar with Marcia Koenig, Director of many National Search Dog Disaster Groups. (2007)
5. Guest speaker at the 80th annual Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas, NV 2008 where over 13,000 veterinarians, technicians and students attended.
6. Attended Beginning Animal Movement / Tracking training seminar taught by published author, Jim Lowery. (2007)
7. Shown in Kat Albrecht’s book "Dog Detectives, Finding Fido..”
8. Seen on major TV news channels, including news in Palm Springs, San Diego, Ventura County, Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside & San Francisco.
9. Many magazine articles written on me and Ellie Mae featuring my work as a Pet Detective, including Animal Wellness, Humane Society and Southwest Airline Magazines.
10. Seen in newspapers such as San Diego Union Tribune, Ventura County Star, Foothill Sentinel & the Whittier Tribune.
11. FRONT PAGE of the Los Angeles Daily News - October 20, 2008.
12. Fifteen years actively working lost pet cases in the field.
14. Called out on cases by Riverside County Sheriff Department, Pet Smart, CBS Studios and major celebrities.
16. Guest speaker at the American Veterinary Medical Association convention - July 2009 in Seattle, WA
17. Featured in ALL ANIMALS, May/June 2009 issue.
18. Filmed for segment on www.petstv.com which recently broadcasted in January 2011. 19. Two page story in "Your Cats Magazine", November 2009 issue. View online at www.yourcat.co.uk
20. Feature story in www.valleylifemagazine.com April/May 2010 with front cover mention.
21. June 2010 www.petage.com - Interviewed for article on "Dealing with Animal Escapes from your Grooming and Boarding Facility".
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24. October 13, 2010 - Ellie Mae nominated into the California Veterinary Medical Association Animal Hall of Fame.