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Christina Shusterich  
National & International 
Acclaimed Dog Expert                                        

TV  Speaker  Radio  Author  Podcasts    
Expert  Witness  Spokesperson  Consultant   

Why is Christina Shusterich the
Best Dog Expert for

Dog Expert Christina Shusterich on CI Network TV show "Bloodwork"

Dog Expert Christina Shusterich, owner NY Clever K9 Inc, is consistently in demand nationally and internationally with her 20+ year experience, exceptional Credentials, education, experience, encyclopedic knowledge of dog behavior, excellence accolades, and rave reviews. Christina has contributed her expertise over 70 times across every media platform and is an Author, Expert Witness, Dog Psychology Consultant, Spokesperson and Mutt Judge!

With 2 decades of extensive study of all aspects of dog behavior and numerous certifications and accolades, I have also continually immersed myself in experiences with the most problematic, complex and challenging dogs that had been given up on and deemed "hopeless cases". I saw a better method of treatment was needed as obedience training fails canine behavior problems as the dog is too aggressive, fearful or fear/aggressive to follow them, and created my proven, trademarked Total Harmony Dog Transformation® System to permanently eliminate canine behavior problems while also creating the most harmonious relationship possible dog and owner, ensuring a happy life together. My effective Total Harmony Dog Transformation® System has enabled people and their dogs to overcome the most serious behavior problems and live harmonious, peaceful and happy lives together. My System has proven successful no matter how severe, complex, if multiple problems and regardless of breed, age, methods tried previously and in any environment, including the most demanding environment of NYC.  Through this system, hundreds of dogs’ lives have been saved. Desperate dog owners often turn to me when all other methods have failed them, using descriptions like “miracle worker,” “incredible,” and “beyond gifted.” Most importantly, I’ve heard time and again from many relieved owners: “You saved our dog’s life.” as I am often the last barrier to relinquishing the dog. I receive calls for help from owners around the nation. See Rave Reviews for the elimination of every type of behavior problem. 

Christina has received many professional, distinctive Accolades including:

  • Known Shelter Dog Expert, including working with one rescue group over 4 years resulting in a dramatic increase in permanent adoptions and a unheard of low return rate of 1 dog! Shelter Work Reviews

  • Beyond a member, Christina named a Top Dog Trainer and an Author with the most tips p ublished by the APDT in their essential best selling Dog Training book “The Association Of Pet Dog Trainers Top Tips from Top Trainers: 1001 Practical Tips and Techniques for Successful Dog Care and Training”, the Association of Pet Dog Trainers the largest and most respected dog trainer association worldwide

  • Christina twice-cited “CCPDT in the News” by the Certification Council Of Professional Dog Trainers, the CPDT the highest-level nationwide dog trainer accreditation program

  • Christina's ebook "Hopeless Dog to Happy Dog - An introduction to the Total Harmony Dog Transformation " ranked 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon

  • Additionally, Christina has provided her advice to Dog Trainers with the Dog Trainers Connection podcast, and her publications with several Dog Behavior and Dog Trainer Associations including the International Association of Companion Animal Behavior Counselors

5-time winner Best in Queens, The Tribune

  • 2010 Best Dog Trainer & Dog Behavior Specialist

  • 2009 Best Animal Training

  • 2008 Best Dog Trainer & Behavior Specialist

  • 2007 Trainer Extraordinaire

  • 2006 Dog Whisperer​

  • Pooch & Harmony - Dog Behavior Expert Christina Shusterich & NY Clever K9 named in The Top 10 Training Programs for Aggressive Dogs in NYC 2023


For more information regarding Christina's Accolades, Education, Certifications and Experience see Credentials


"Christina is a consummate professional, a charismatic and eloquent speaker whether TV, radio, podcasts, seminars and an exceptional, engaging writer." ~ M. Carr

Media Dog Expert

Christina is a "go to"  National & International Dog Expert across every media platform - TV, Radio, Broadcast, Podcasts, Author and her Press /Quotes with her unique, encyclopedic breadth of knowledge advising on a wide variety of of over 70 Dog Topics  including preventing and eliminating dog behavior problems, understanding dogs - how they learn and what they feel, "dog speak," optimal puppy development, dog training techniques and tips, rehabilitating dogs, babies and dogs, dog fitness, acclimating dogs to new situations, fun car rides, soothing grooming and many, many more!

TV Appearances, Advice, Demonstrations

See Dog Expert Christina Shusterich instantly calming aggressive dogs, treating separation anxiety, canine depression, acclimating babies and dogs, health tips, why dogs get Zoomies!, how police dogs work and more!