Now, Catherine has turned her passion to training dogs and helping their owners. Not only does Catherine enjoy training animals, her other passions include fishing, SCUBA diving, and exploring the outdoors with her young Siberian husky, Akela and her German Shepherd puppy, Boots.
Catherine is part of trainer team here at AYP and is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed Catherine has her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida International University with the initial career path of becoming a Marine Mammal Trainer. She pursued those dreams becoming a Sea Lion and Dolphin trainer for 3 years. Catherine’s passion is training through positive reinforcement no matter what species it is. She has experience training a variety of animals, including gorillas, orangutans, and marine mammals.