I feel very privileged and honoured to be the first Greek dog behaviourist and trainer to:
- Attain academic degrees (2007 & 2009) in Companion Animal Behaviour.
- Design (2007) and deliver (2008) the first Dog Assisted Intervention programme in Greece and conduct relevant research in a child protection institution.
- Present research findings in an international scientific conference in Sweeden (2010).
- Design and conduct research for the Military Working Dogs’ welfare in the Hellenic Air Force (2011).
- Present research findings in a Pan-Hellenic scientific conference (2012).
- Deliver guest lectures (2010 – 2012) to university postgraduate students in Greece.
- Design and deliver (2012) the first Dog Assisted Activity programme and conduct relevant research in an educational setting in Greece.
- Provide consulting services to a UK dog charity (2016).
- Design and coordinate (2016) the first Dog Assisted Therapy programme and conduct relevant research in a hospital setting in Greece.
- Become a member (2017) of a university research unit (Australia).
- Become a member (2017) of a research team in the Academy of Athens, Greece.
- Deliver lectures (2017-19) in a UK university.
- Become a trustee (2018) of the Society for Companion Animal Studies in the UK.
- Be appointed (2019) the Head of Animal Operations of a Royal Society for the Protection of Animals (RSPCA) Branch in the UK.
- Be invited as a speaker in an annual conference (2019) of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors in the UK.
- Be accredited & registered (2020) as a Clinical Animal Behaviourist in the UK.