Kate Naito, CDBC, CPDT-KA, ADP-CI, MS is a certified dog behavior consultant, certified dog trainer, certified dog parkour trainer, and award-winning author of two training books: BKLN Manners™ and Play Your Way to Good Manners.
Kate's qualifications in dog behavior and training assure you are learning the most up-to-date, humane, and scientifically-based techniques. Her extensive background as an educator means her courses are clearly organized and easy to follow, even for new dog owners.
Kate teaches private lessons in both manners and behavior modification with Doggie Academy in Brooklyn, NY, as well as classes at the Brooklyn Dog Training Center, where she is the Manners Program Director. Kate uses positive-reinforcement training methods to teach dogs how to overcome problematic behaviors and have polite manners in all situations.
She is the 2019 recipient of the "Best Book: Training or Sports" award by the Dog Writers Association of America. Kate's work has been featured in publications such as Animal Wellness, and her television appearances include Ask the Expert on AKC TV and The Pet Show with Dr. Katy.