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 363 - The Zen of Come
    Episode 363 – The Zen of Come
    September 30, 2015 by
    For many people who share their lives with dogs, getting their canine companion to respond to the come command is anything but a zen-like. But the much less energy-intense process good canine parental figures use, teaches youngsters to come as well as a lot more....
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This Month’s Commentary

  • The Ethology of the Bond
    The Ethology of the Bond
    October 1, 2015 by
    This month I want to explore the ethology of the human-animal bond. In my pre-ethology days, I’m the first to admit that my views of the bond were shaped more by the media than science... ...
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Free Audio Book

Beastly Business is the first behavior/ bond mystery. Also available as an e-book. Click here to learn more.

Free Audio Book

The second free audio book, Getting Fixed, is available. Click here for more information.