Heather Kalman is the Research and Development Data Coordinator for Human Animal Support Services and previously served as a HASS Embedded Data Coordinator. Heather has worked in animal welfare for over 10 years as a canine behavior consultant, shelter behavior and training manager, and shelter operations manager. As a certified professional dog trainer (CPDT-KA; ABCDT) and shelter behavior affiliate (IAABC-SBA), Heather has a passion for evidence-based pet behavior programming and research on the human-animal bond. She has spoken and written on topics such as behavior, enrichment, and foster programs in shelters. Heather holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of South Florida and is a Master’s student at Unity College, studying Animal Science and Behavior.