BS in Biology, University of Louisville
M.S. in Behavioral Ecology, University of Louisville
Professor Beattie began her training career as the Behavior Manager at the Kentucky Humane Society, where she initiated a new program to make “difficult” shelter dogs easier to adopt. In 2007 she opened her own dog business, the Canine Professor. The business offers a wide array of training and consulting services, specializing in canine aggression.
She also serves as a Visiting Professor at the University of Louisville, teaching biology courses to both majors and non-majors. Professor Beattie currently teaches several course in canine behavior at the Animal Behavior Institute. She is committed to public education and regularly contributes articles to several professional publications.