Harper is an animal behavior specialist who reshapes pet behavior
that owners identify as problematic. A specialist in aggression management in
pet dogs since 1982, she addresses a wide range of behaviors that include separation anxiety, thunderstorm phobias and
housebreaking issues. Trisha consults with veterinarians about the use of
drug therapies for severe cases. She also speaks to pet groups, private
industry and federal agencies (ABdFC, Census 2000, UPS) about animal behavior, and
serves as an expert witness for dog-related legal matters.
Trisha is currently the owner and Director of K-9 Security Services, LLC (Arizona
Department of Public Safety license # 1536379), an Arizona-based security agency that provides Patrol K-9/ Officer and Explosives and
Drug Detection/Handler teams to government agencies and private industry. K9SS was the first company in Arizona to apply a non-aversive training program to the training of patrol dogs.