Trainer Profile
APDT Member Since 1995

Gentle Spirit Dog Training LLC

Enjoy the benefits of reward based training and behavior problem solving techniques! Kate offers private in-home dog training and behavior counseling. Telephone consultations are also available.
Certifications: CBCC-KA
Job Title: Owner
Training Equipment: Kate prefers a simple quick-release collar or a harness that allows your dog to move freely. If more control is needed, she'll use a front-clip harness.
Training Philosophy: To help families create lifelong friendships with their dogs through mutual understanding, trust and respect. "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." Benjamin Franklin
Locations Served: Morris, Somerset, and Union counties in New Jersey. Basking Ridge, Bernards Township, Bernardsville, Bedminster, Berkeley Heights, Bridgewater, Chatham, Far Hills, Gillette, Gladstone, Liberty Corner, Long Hill Township, Lyons, Madison, Mendham, Millington, Martinsville, Morristown, Murray Hill, New Providence, New Vernon, Peapack, Pluckemin, Pottersville, Somerville, Stirling, Summit, Warren, Watchung, and surrounding areas. Special arrangements can be made for clients outside the service area.
Each training session or behavior modification program is personally customized for you and your dog. Kate takes into consideration your dog's history, personality, physical abilities and your family's lifestyle when creating a program. Her holistic approach ensures fun, fast and effective solutions to your training and behavior needs. She enjoys helping people communicate with their dogs through the use of positive reinforcement. Whether you are teaching a new puppy or working through a behavior challenge, Kate will help you strengthen your relationship with your dog and guide you to your goals.
Services Offered
Behavioral Consultation
Fun Games
In-Home Training
Private Lessons