Andrea’s newest book, Barron’s Dog Training Bible, was published in November 2011. She is also the author of Dog Friendly Dog Training (Wiley, 2008), Train Your Dog the Lazy Way (Macmillan, 1999), and The Little Book of Dog Tricks (IDG, 2002). She has been the behavior columnist for Dog Fancy and The New York Dog magazines as well as a contributing writer for the AKC Gazette, Modern Dog and numerous other publications.
Andrea is a Certified Pet Dog Trainer through the Certification Council for Pet Dog Trainers as well as a Certified Pet Partners Team evaluator for the Delta Society and the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. She is the director of Andrea Arden Dog Training, and was named the best dog trainer in New York by New York, W, Time Out and Quest magazines and the Daily News.
Andrea has served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and the Board of Directors of Animal Haven Shelter in New York City.
Recently, Andrea has joined and become involved with two organizations. Dogs for the Deaf rescues and trains deaf dogs and also helps provide autistic and deaf kids with dogs to help them. Pets for Patriots advocates for the permanent placement of adult dogs and cats with every available, able and willing military family in the U.S. Andrea blogs for and answers questions on Pets for Patriots’, Petiquette with Andrea Arden.
Andrea is inspired by her own dogs and cats as well as the wonderful companion animals she works with who have found loving homes and those still waiting for their family at Animal Haven Shelter.