Raising Canine

Katenna Jones

Katenna Jones, ScM, ACAAB, CCBC, CDBC, CPDT-KA

Through her business Jones Animal Behavior, Katenna Jones provides private dog and cat behavior consulting services, group classes, and speaks internationally to companion animal professionals. She is the former Director of Educational Programs for the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, Animal Behaviorist for the American Humane Association, and Behaviorist and Cruelty Investigator for the Rhode Island SPCA. Katenna is co-chair of the IAABC’s Shelter Division, has been involved in animal sheltering and rescue since 2000, consults regularly with shelters and rescues, and contracts with the ASPCA’s Field Investigation Response Behavior Team. She is also author of Fetching the Perfect Dog Trainer: Getting the Best for You and Your Dog and has contributed to numerous local and national publications. Katenna earned her Master’s Degree from Brown University where she studied animal behavior, learning and cognition. She is an Associate Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, Certified Cat and Dog Behavior Consultant, and Certified Pet Dog Trainer. She shares her RI home with her husband, dog, two cats, and seven chickens.