Karen Kathka, CPDT-KA, CTDI
Karen Kathka is a force-free, reward-based trainer who has worked with dogs in puppy, adolescent obedience, rally, tricks and agility classes the past 8 years. She uses a variety of positive training methods to set dogs up for success and build a stronger bond between the owner and their dog. Karen is the instructor for both our Dog Training Basics Class and our Trick Dog Class.
Karen is a certified trick dog instructor and "Trainer of the Year" level with the sanctioned trick dog program, "Do More With Your Dog".
Training dogs to have good manners means owning a dog that is fun and enjoyable to live with. After retiring from Public Education, Karen focused on training her rescue dog, Trevor, who now has UKC and AKC titles in rally, agility, dog parkour, barnhunt, and two trick dog championships. He has passed his A.P.D.T. CLASS Phd. with honors test, he has his CGC, CGCA, and CGCU titles.