Adria L. Henderson
Adria L. Henderson was born in New York City and received her Bachelors Degree in Communications from Queens College of the City University of New York. She has more than 30 years of professional experience in the training and care of dogs, cats, exotic birds, horses and other farm and domestic animals. She is currently the Behavior Consultant for a Newtown-based pet care company.The former owner of a dog and cat boarding and training facility, Ms. Henderson has handled more than one thousand dogs and hundreds of cats, farm animals and exotic birds in her many years of professional animal care. Ms. Henderson has written extensively on the subject of animal behavior and care and the environment and was the author of a monthly pet column for The Newtown Bee. She has lived and worked in the Newtown area for more than 30 years and is currently owned by a Lhasa Apso, a rescued Pug mix, a twenty-year old cat, two cats adopted from the Newtown Pound, three parrots and six parakeets. She is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America and the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and is currently a Commissioner with the Town of Newtown ConservationCommission.