About Steve Diller
Steve's first professional position was working along side many top board certified and general practice veterinarians in Westchester County at County Animal Clinic in Yonkers, NY.
Steve Diller has been working with animals since early 1973. Steve's first professional position was working along side many top board certified and general practice veterinarians in Westchester County at County Animal Clinic in Yonkers, NY. Steve became a licensed veterinary technician in September 1983 and soon afterward began teaching at Mercy College in the veterinary technology department teaching courses in clinical laboratory technique, surgical nursing, and applied animal behavior.
While he practiced his technical skills in medicine during the day, Steve worked at Canine Command Dogs in Manhattan in the evenings learning how to train dogs in basic obedience and personal protection under the direction of Mr. Jack Healy and Mr. Henry Rodriguez. Steve later taught courses at The United States Canine Academy and Canine Behavioral Science Center for owner Mr. Anthony Mallardi. Steve was a member of The Big Apple Schutzhund Club in the late 1980's - mid 1990's and trained weekly at The Highpoint Mountain Schutzhund Club under the direction of coaches Michael and Linda Zenobia.
Steve was a member and a past president of The Society of North American Dog Trainers which contained many notable and influential dog trainers.
Steve maintains his NYS license in veterinary technology and frequently lectures at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry NY for the veterinary technology department. When not teaching his human students, Steve had trained approximately two to three thousand dog/owner teams yearly while at The Center for Animal Behavior and Canine Training. Steve has been qualified in NYS Supreme Court as an expert in dog bite incidents and has published numerous articles in various publications. Steve is the author of Dogs And Their People, Choosing and Training The Best Dog For You, published by Disney Press and has appeared on national television many times throughout his career.