• About Sharon

About Sharon Mear

Revered by a long list of 4-legged clients and their appreciative parents and caretakers, Sharon Mear is recommended by leading veterinarians, animal care professionals and organizations throughout New York City. A certified Canine Behaviorist and Trainer, her Manhattan-based practice, Training Cats and Dogs, has been in operation for almost 20 years.

A committed animal rights advocate who leads by example, Sharon's belief is that every person can make a difference in the world.

Sharon lives in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood with her own adopted disabled dog Teddy. She is the stand-in-mom for Lollie a gorgeous polydactyl, longhaired domestic cat endearingly known as Lollyplotz - and an ever-growing list of other loving animals around town.

Accreditations and Professional Affiliations:

  • Board of Directors - LeRoy Street Dog Run - (Map)
  • Graduate of Animal Behavior Center of New York (ABCNY)
  • Certified Canine Behavior Counselor (CBC)
  • Member Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)
  • Member Association of Companion Animal Behavior Counselors (ACABC)
  • (AKC) American Kennel Club approved Canine Good Citizen Evaluator