Katie has worked in the animal care field since she was 15 years old. She studied animal science at Essex Agricultural High School and then attended North Shore Community College; she graduated with a degree as an Animal Care Specialist. Katie has been a professional dog groomer since 2000 and has been a dog trainer since 2011. She is an AKC approved CGC and S.T.A.R. evaluator and is certified in canine CPR and first aid by the Red Cross. She is also in the breeding and dog show world as she has two show boxers that she adores. She also has a terrier mix and tabby cat with whom she shares her love. Katie is a Day School instructor in Sudbury and also teaches group classes in Wayland.