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We believe in science and experience while rejecting common knowledge. We put expertise at the center and those who work with us have academic backgrounds. 

Dr. Roberta Bottaro

Trainer, psychologist and criminologist graduated at the University of Genoa. Expert in Applied Behavior Analysis has completed training at the Florida Institute of Technology, is a graduate animal behavior analyst with Dr. Susan Friedman, University of Utah. She is currently completing her MSc in zoology and ethology at the University of Turin. She has collaborated with the animal cognition lab at the University of Trieste. Since 2015 she has been following innovative projects as a handler and instructor in the field of detection: she has collaborated with Italian Kennel Club in the training of the first K9 units for Italic hare monitoring, for the training of K9 units for the prevention of African swine fever, for mobile phone detection and during her stay abroad she was training dogs for explosives and narcotics detection. In 2017 she was a teacher at the first training school for anti-poaching dog units organized by ENCI-Legambiente-Arma dei Carabinieri. Currently she takes care of the training of nr. 3 dog units for the search of poisoned baits within the LIFEWOLFALPS EU project. 

Dr. Serena Donnini

Trainer with specific skills in the training of dogs used in projects of monitoring and wildlife management, in recent years he has achieved different specializations for the training and handling of tracking and detection dogs. Collaborating with Italian Kennel Club she has followed the innovative projects concerning training and employment of K9 units for Italian Hare monitoring  and for the prevention of African swine fever. All over Italy she holds training courses for dog handlers and tracking dog handlers. She is an ENCI – FCI recognized breeder and expert ENCI judge of trials for tracking dogs, for limiere dogs and hunting dogs and above ground trials for dachshunds and terriers. In 2017 she participated as a dog handler in the first training school for anti-poaching dog units organized by ENCI-Legambiente-Arma dei Carabinieri.

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