Myrna Milani earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Capital University (Columbus, Ohio ) and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. Following a year as a full-time academic advisor to pre-veterinary students at the university, Dr. Milani entered private veterinary practice in New Hampshire. Her interest in and study of the relationship between humans and animals as it affects the health and behavior of both led her to write seven books for the general public:
Throughout her career Dr. Milani has taught numerous courses: biology, anatomy and physiology, animal behavior, bioethics, and wildlife ecology on the college level, and courses in the human-canine and the human-feline bond and behavior for the general public. In addition to doing private behavior/bond client consultations primarily on a referral basis, she serves as a consultant to non-profit and for-profit organizations regarding animal-related issues.
Dr. Milani has formally and informally discussed canine and feline care and behavioral problems with thousands of owners and professionals at shows and events, including those in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Detroit, Dallas, Miami, and New York City (Madison Square Garden). She has been interviewed regarding various aspects of the human-animal bond on numerous television shows including Today, Regis and Kathy Lee, Good Morning New York, and the NBC Nightly News. Her television credits also include an hour show on feline behavior for ESPN.