About the Author
Suzanne Hetts, Ph.D., CAAB, CVJ Dr. Hetts received her Ph.D. in Zoology with a specialization in animal behavior from Colorado State University and is certified by the Animal Behavior Society as an Applied Animal Behaviorist. Suzanne is an award winning speaker and author, and an internationally recognized expert on animal behavior, having lectured on four continents about pet behavior. With her husband Dr. Dan Estep, also a CAAB, she co-owns Animal Behavior Associates, Inc. in Littleton Colorado. Their subscription website BehaviorEducationNetwork.com provides online, science based behavior education to its worldwide members. Suzanne is a Certified Veterinary Journalist, whose articles have been published in a variety of popular and professional magazines including Animal Wellness and Integrative Veterinary Care. She is the author of Pet Behavior Protocols: what to say, what to do, when to refer, one of American Animal Hospital Association’s best selling books. Dr. Hetts consults with several pet industry corporations and her online courses and videos are used in nationwide training programs for pet professionals and pet owners. Both Suzanne and Dan enjoy playing steel drums in Rocky Mountain Steel Bands, and can often be found engaging in many outdoor activities with their diva dog, Irish setter Coral, both in Colorado and their snowbird city of Sun City AZ.