Darlene

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Journalist/Author/Speaker/Behavior Consultant
Location New England, United States
Introduction I'm an award-winning writer and author whose work covers a wide range of topics from my specialty of pet writing to travel, women’s issues, and celebrity profiles.A Certified Animal Behavior Consultant, I lecture widely on Toy and Small dogs, Wellness for pets including nutrition, training and behavior. I also facilitate canine musical freestyle dance movement workshops, including music selection. I am a learning facilitator for the Dog Training and Management Program at Kutztown University. I am also an experienced television producer/host, and a lively guest expert on various radio and television programs.
Interests Animals, Theatre, Concerts, Ballet, Opera, Film, Consuming lots of coffee.
Favorite Movies Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, The Lion in Winter, and others.
Favorite Music Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Michael Crawford, Bobby Short, Audrea McDonald, Placido Domingo, Classical, Jazz, '30s, '40s and '50s even if most of it WAS before my time! Show tunes.
Favorite Books Can I say that ones I wrote?! The Irrepressible Toy Dog, The Angell Memorial Animal Hospital Book of Wellness and Preventive Care for Dogs, Unbelievably Good Deals and Great Adventures That You Absolutely Can't Get Unless You're a Dog, Small Dogs Big Hearts, Rover Get Off Her Leg! I also loved, among others, The Good Earth, Terry Pratchett's Disc World series, Faye Kellerman's Peter Decker Series, most of Jeffery Deaver's work, and many, many more.