aboutKimberly Mandel CPDT-KA is a behavior consultant and certified dog trainer with over 20 years of professional experience. She is credentialed by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (#2102282) and is a long-time member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (#2431).

Her expertise in behavior provides valuable guidance to new puppy parents as well as solutions to a wide range of behavior problems in dogs of all breeds and ages.

Examples include:

  • • Fear and anxiety-based behaviors;
  • • Puppy and remedial socialization;
  • • Appropriate chewing and potty preferences;
  • • Reactivity/high arousal (commonly labelled “hyper”);
  • • House soiling and other destructive behaviors.

Her work demonstrates that most undesirable behaviors can be changed with knowledge and the right plan.

Kimberly has had the wonderful experience of owning a German Shepherd Dog, a Border Collie, several kitties, and an adorable Sato, named Paco, a Dachshund mix. All of Kimberly’s pets were rescues and adoptions.  Her new friend is also a rescue from Texas.  Jerry is a yellow Lab/Dachshund mix with a dash of Chi Chi.