Debby McMullen

highres_10656295Debby is the author of the How Many Dogs? Using Positive Reinforcement Training to Manage a Multiple Dog Household, which has also been translated into German. She owns Pawsitive Reactions, LLC in Pittsburgh, PA. Her specialty is behavior consultations with an emphasis on multiple dog households as well as aggression. She is certified in behavior through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (

She presents multiple dog seminars upon request and has several webinars available online on the subject of multiple dog households.

In addition to blogging for the Positively site, she blogs on her book’s website at

Debby began her training career in 1998 as a volunteer instructor at Animal Friends shelter in Pittsburgh. She has taught literally thousands of classes both through the shelter and at other locations. She started as a dog walker and developed a keen interest in behavior and was asked to join the behavior program. This lead to a career switch and the creation of her own behavior business.

Debby also ran her own Doberman rescue for nearly 15 years before taking a less active role in the rescue world.

You can buy her book here: and you can follow her "How Many Dogs" Facebook page here:

Read Debby's articles here.



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