Amy Schindler is an affiliate member of the IAABC Shelter division and certified pet dog trainer (CPDT-KA) . Amy has evaluated animals for HSUS cruelty cases. She has completed numerous specialized trainings for both canines and felines and has presented at national animal sheltering conferences. Amy has written published articles for the IAABC Journal and as well as other publications. Previous to joining the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, she was the Operations Manager at the Jacksonville Humane Society. During this time she also managed the animal behavior staff for Animal Care and Protective Services, the area’s municipal partner shelter as well as supervising a temporary shelter for dogs with behavior challenges. Over the course of her career. Amy has also taught group classes and private lessons using reward-based training methods.