Katie earned her CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed) certification through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) in March of 2015. With her own dogs (all Finnish Spitz), Katie is active in various types of competition and has broken multiple AKC breed records in the sports of dog agility and Barn Hunt.
Katie uses her background as an educator (she holds her New Jersey Elementary Education Certification with Advanced Standing) to help present information in an effective and easy-to-understand manner. She regularly attends seminars and watches/participates in webinars to stay up to date with the latest in training methods and equipment.
Other professional affiliations and certifications:
-AKC STAR Puppy, CGC, CGCA, CGCU Evaluator
-Therapy Pets Unlimited Evaluator
-Professional Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) ""