Founder Info

Sheryl Matthys , The Dog Expert

Sheryl Matthys specializes in helping dog lovers (singles and couples) with struggling relationships by asking yourself, “What would my dog do?

She reveals how to apply dogs’ traits to your human interactions in order to resolve the conflicts and dilemmas that may be robbing your life of joy and the fulfillment you deserve.

As Sheryl discovered that dogs could show humans how to rekindle flagging relationships, she decided it would make for a great book and Leashes and Lovers: What Your Dog Can Teach You about Love, Life, and Happiness was born.

The book covers the life spectrum on how viewing life through the lens of a dog can alter friendships, dating, couples fortitude, break-ups, bereavement, and even family ties.

In the book, Sheryl offers tips, advice, and interviews from dozens of dog lovers and numerous celebrities like Cesar Millan, Howard Stern, and Rachael Ray about how their dogs affect their relationships.

Leashes and Loversthe book released on March 31, 2010 and achieved Best Seller status on Amazon with #1 in Friendship, #3 in Dogs  – just 2 under Cesar Millan, #1 in Hot New Releases in Dogs, #1 Hot New Releases in Friendship, and  # 4 Hot New Releases in Relationships.
Sheryl brings a unique blend of experience to her insights. She’s a columnist for FIDO FRIENDLY magazine, an expert on All Paws Talk Radio, a professional speaker, author, commercial actress, entrepreneur, TV/Radio reporter & host, Greyhound rescuer, and certified dog trainer.
A seasoned pro, Sheryl is prepared to be your next TV/Radio host orguest expert, event speaker, and is available for private consult.

Sheryl has been featured on ABC NEWS NOW, Animal Planet, E!, FOX News Channel, Sirius-XM, The New York Times, USA Today, Entrepreneur Magazine, Ambush Makeover, and Bravo as well as numerous other newspapers, websites, magazines, and TV/radio stations around the country and the world.

A Best Selling book by Sheryl Matthys, The Dog Expert®

Want to know how to turn your life around and what can lead you to Love, Life, and Happiness?

Sheryl reveals how your four-legged friend leads you to better relationships with the humans in your life!