Phyllis M. Daugherty, Advisor
Phyllis M. Daugherty, Director of Animal Issues Movement and Humane Training, has been involved in animal protection/welfare, spay/neuter and rescue/shelter work in Los Angeles since 1987.
currently produces documentaries and training films for law-enforcement and sheltering agencies on investigating and prosecuting animal cruelty and illegal animal fighting and speaks at training sessions and community event.
She has been a guest columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News, and frequently writes on local animal control issues, animal cruelty and its connection to domestic violence, human trafficking and other crimes against humans.
In 1989, Ms. Daugherty
produced a film entitled, "Early Age Spay/Neuter" in a cooperative effort with Dr. W. Marvin Mackie, showing the benefits of sterilizing pre-pubescent dogs and cats.
has served on the Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control Foundation Board since 2003.
She has a BA in Social and Criminal Justice and extensive specialized training in animal control and animal-handling techniques.
She is an Associate Member of the California State Humane Association and a member of the National Illegal Animal Fighting Taskforce.
Ms. Daugherty is also a member of the LAPD Human Trafficking Taskforce.