Animal Trainer & Expert, Lecturer, Author, Producer
Barbara Heidenreich travels the world training the earth’s most unusual creatures. This in-demand trainer has worked with everything from rats to rhinos. Her specialty is birds and her most recent adventure involved curbing the amorous ways of a famous head humping rare parrot in New Zealand. Barbara has produced seven instructional DVDs, authored two books and has been published in nine different languages. She is famous for her enthusiastic and entertaining presentations, but her true gift is her kind and gentle approach to animal training. When not on the road, this tattooed rocker can be found soaking up some live music from her favorite local bands in her funky hometown of Austin, Texas.