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Professional Stunt and Movie Animal Trainer
Melissa is the founder and head trainer of In Dogs We Trust, The Ultimutts, and Ontario Animal Actors.
Melissa has taught thousands of family pets, holds training workshops for professionals in the pet industry including Veterinary technicians, Rescue Organizations, Professional Dog Trainers and sessions for the staff and volunteers at the London Humane Society.
After joining the world of cat training, Melissa has offered online lessons to cat owners around the world and is part of the faculty for ClickerExpo, Melissa’s own cat team (Sashimi, Tonic and Kit Kat) have acquired a Guinness World Record, travelled to California to earn 4 yesses on the America’s Got Talent stage and performed in Hollywood Blockbusters and commercials.
Most notably, Melissa was the key trainer for the cats for Stephen Kings 2019 Pet Sematary. The dogs and cats represented by Ontario Animal Actors have been featured in Commercials for Tim Hortons, Duracell, a 2019 SUPERBOWL commercial and alongside A-list celebrities like Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell and Sam Worthington (Avatar)!