Jamie Merlo has 20 years of animal training experience. She is able to connect well with animals and “read” their behavior. She specializes in determining the motivation for undesirable behaviors and innovation for creating a solution to problematic behaviors. Jamie is a certified dog trainer through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.
She received her degree in BA Zoology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and worked for 15 years with Brookfield Zoo as Senior Animal Care Specialist with dolphins, seals, and sea lions in the marine mammal department.