CV – Shany Dror

Area of interest: Word learning in pigs and dogs

Place & date of birth: Kibbutz Kabri, Israel- 16.5.88
Nationality: German, Israeli
Education: Animal trainer
Contact: shanymd@gmail.com, +36702528452

Studies:
Currently:
PhD student researching language related concepts in family dogs, Department of Ethology, Biology Institute, ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary.
M.Sc in agriculture, Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany
2014 B.Sc in animal science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel

Languages skills: English, Hebrew, basic German

Professional experience and positions:
2018 – 2019    Animal trainer and research assistant at the Department of Ethology at ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary.
2015 – 2017    Representing Israel in dog sports world championships (IPO- FCI WC: 2015, 2016, 2017; WUSV 2016).
2012 – 2014    Laboratory worker training Fruit Bats at the Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.
2010 – 2014    Horse trainer and riding instructor, Israel.
2007 – 2009    Military service as a dog trainer for the Israeli police.