Dr. Emily  Weiss

Dr. Emily Weiss

Dr. Emily Weiss, a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist joined the ASPCA in July of 2005 and is currently the Vice President of Research and Development. A native of Long Island, N.Y., Dr. Weiss has focused her professional and personal life on improving welfare for animals. Dr. Weiss’ M. S. and Ph. D. work focused on the selection of service dogs from shelters. Her work then branched off in two directions – welfare of animals in zoos, and shelter programs.