Welcome to MMilani.com

Written by veterinarian, consultant, teacher, and author Myrna Milani, this site is dedicated to furthering our understanding of animal health, behavior, and the human-animal bond. In addition to commentaries, favorite links, and biographical information, you will find the following:
  • Information about available services, including problem dog and cat behavior consultations, behavior/bond consulting for organizations grappling with animal-related issues, and seminars and training for professionals and the general public.
  • Articles that explore normal and problem human-animal relationships, normal and problem canine and feline behavior, and the different ways these may affect animal health.
  • Discussions of and/or excerpts from nonfiction texts which introduce more in-depth explorations of these same subjects, and those from fiction which delve into more controversial areas of human-animal interaction, such as companion animal symbolism, zoophilia, and animal collecting or hoarding, among others.

Latest Podcast

  • Episode 340 - The Chatty Cathy Sydrome
    Episode 340 – The Chatty Cathy Sydrome
    March 25, 2015 by
    Even though some scholars perceive the human ability to use words as the key feature that makes us the most superior species on the planet, it seems likely that members of other species would consider this form of communication highly inefficient and prone to error....
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This Month’s Commentary

  • Banishing Cabin Fever
    Banishing Cabin Fever
    March 1, 2015 by
    It’s late February as I write this and I’m having a major attack of cabin fever. It began this morning when I turned on my computer, saw the screen saver I loaded the beginning of November and hated it, really hated it. Superficially it doesn’t look inflammatory. It’s merely a view of my front yard in winter. What's so bad about that?...
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Free Audio Book

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