Sherry joined HSVB in 2020 and oversees animal welfare. Previously, Woodard was the resident animal behavior consultant at Best Friends Animal Society in southern Utah. As an expert in animal training, behavior and care, she develops resources, provides consulting services, leads workshops and speaks nationwide on animal welfare. In addition, Sherry has consulted on and assisted with the investigation of animal cases in litigation, testified in cases of cruelty and breed discrimination, and worked with law enforcement on a fatal dog attack case.
Sherry is certified by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) as a professional dog trainer – knowledge assessed (CPDT-KA). She has written over 100 animal care, behavior, and training documents that are used across the U.S. and internationally.