1 employee
12 years in business

About this pro

Frania Shelley-Grielen is a professional animal behaviorist, trainer, educator and the author of "Cats and Dogs; Living with and Looking at Companion Animals from their Point of View." Frania holds a Masters Degree in Animal Behavior from Hunter College and a Masters Degree in Urban Planning from New York University, complimenting her insight into behavior with an in-depth understanding of the built environment. She is a licensed Pet Care Technician Instructor, a registered therapy dog handler, a certified Doggone Safe Bite Safety Instructor, and a professional member of the Pet Professional Guild and the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. Frania specializes in behavior modification work and training with cats, dogs and birds and humane management for urban wildlife. During her five years developing and teaching the Pet Care Technician program at post secondary vocational school for individuals with disabilities, Frania gained wide-ranging experience in the field of animal behavior, how people best learn about animals and the pet services industry. Her work in the classroom and the field preparing students for internships and evaluating them in dog day cares, grooming salons and shelters gave Frania unique insight into this industry in New York City and the need for higher standards for education for workers and higher quality services for our pets. This experience led her to create PetCenterEd, Inc., an innovative not for profit, science and welfare based learning and services center for people and pets, Frania's website, http:// , features no cost articles and videos on behavior and training information, strategies and guidelines to access right now.


Being able to show clients how welfare based, science focused strategies and solutions from the canine and feline point of view are more effective and make everyone happier, including the humans.

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New York, NY 10026
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What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

- fill out a contact form on the website 


- give Frania a call

- set up a an appointment for a consultation

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

-Masters in Animal Behavior

-Licensed Pet Care Technician Teacher

-Registered Therapy Animal Handler

-Doggone Safe Bite Safety Educator

-Professional Member Pet Professional Guild and Association of Pet Dog Trainers

Services offered

Dog Trainers Animal Trainers