Jolanta Benal, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, PMCT-2, is the host of “The Dog Trainer’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Teaching and Caring for Your Pet,” which iTunes named one of the best new podcasts of 2009. Her book, The Dog Trainer’s Complete Guide to a Happy, Well-Behaved Pet, was published in 2011. She also writes an every-other-issue column for The Scoop in which she discusses recent research findings. She is a professional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and was a founding member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. She works with clients in Brooklyn and Manhattan.