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Finding Your Next Good Dog

Join Sarah as she speaks with Dr Judi Stella and Cat Matloub, part of the team at Good Dog, a resource for humans in search of their next canine companion, and for breeders looking to reach those humans.

Judi Stella is Head of Health Standards & Research at Good Dog. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University and her Ph.D. in Comparative and Veterinary Medicine, with an emphasis on applied ethology and animal welfare science, from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She was a USDA Science Fellow with the APHIS-Center for Animal Welfare and a visiting scholar at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her research includes environmental factors that affect the behavior and welfare of confined animals and the impact of the quality of human-animal interactions on animal welfare.

Cat Matloub is Head of Community, Partnerships, and Legal Affairs at Good Dog. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago’s Law School. Before joining Good Dog, Cat worked as a corporate lawyer for Skadden Arps and as the Director of Business and Legal Affairs at Sony Music.

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