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 was part of the team that created the trainer certification program for the Certification Council for Pet Dog Trainers, she is a Pet Partners Team evaluator for the Delta Society, and the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test.
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.
Andrea is an active supporter of numerous animal related organizations including The Animal Legal Defense Fund, which has been fighting to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system for three decades; Dogs for the Deaf, which rescues and trains dogs for those with hearing impairments, and Pets for Patriots, which 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 founded Andrea Arden Dog Training in 1994, and has been named the best dog trainer in New York by New York, W, Time Out and Quest magazines and the Daily News.