MARLO MANNING is the founder and director of FAIRY DOGPARENTS, a 501 c3 charitable organization in Massachusetts dedicated to keeping families and their dogs together, as well as assisting them with food and medical care under unusual or trying circumstances. Recently distinguished with as a CNN Hero from a pool of more than 10,000 nominees, Marlo generously took some time to sit for this interview about the tireless and remarkable work she continues to do for so many.
by John Bell Young
Over the last few weeks, I had occasion to speak at length with Dr. Ian Dunbar, who is widely considered, by his peers and the public alike, as the dean of dog trainers. But as I learned during the course of conducting this extraordinary interview, Dr Dunbar is a great deal more than that; he is an authentic polymath, whose vast experience as a trainer is informed by his expertise in several related disciplines, not the least of which are the veterinary and behavioral sciences.