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About the Authors

Renee Payne, CPDT-KA owns Walk This Way Canine Behavior Therapy in New York City, and has been training dogs and their humans since the mid-1990’s. Renee graduated from the Animal Behavior Center of New York, is a Certified Pet Dog Trainer and specializes in canine behavior problems. She has been interviewed by CBS News, Fox News, CNN, The New York Times, Esquire magazine and various other media outlets as a behavior expert. Renee also contributes articles on dog training and behavior to numerous magazines and websites, you can read some of them here.


Jennifer Gladysz is a trained dog handler and the owner of Mobile Mutts Dog Walking and Cat Sitting in Brooklyn, NY. She has been a dog owner most of her life and has been walking dogs since 2003. She currently has three pups of her own. Jennifer is also a mom with experience teaching kids how to behave around dogs.


Keith Gladysz is married to Jennifer and is co-owner of Mobile Mutts. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from NYU, and organized an Art Collective at the Walt Whitman Birthplace with Jen. He’s also a musician, artist and designer.


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