Director and Secretary
Andrea Arden is currently on Animal Planet’s hit shows Dogs101, Cats101, Pets101, America’s Cutest Dog and America’s Cutest Cat. She was the trainer for Underdog to Wonderdog and The Pet Department, FX’s Emmy award winning daily show and appears regularly on The Today Show. Her appearances also include 20/20, Dateline NBC, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Live with Regis & Kelly, The View, CBS News, CNN, Fox, PBS, Fox News, and Lifetime, as well as numerous radio shows.
Andrea is the author of numerous books, including Barron’s Dog Training Bible, 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.
Commitment to improving the lives of both sheltered and family dogs is Andrea’s lifelong passion. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and on the Board of Directors of Animal Haven Shelter in New York City. She is inspired by her own dog as well as the wonderful adoptable companion animals she works with to find permanent, loving homes. In 2015, Andrea joined the Board and was subsequently elected to Secretary.