Andrea is a pet expert for The Today Show, Live with Kelly & Ryan, and Animal Planet’s Pet Expert. She can be seen on Dogs101, Cats101, Pets101, America’s Cutest Dog, America’s Cutest Cat, and Underdog to Wonderdog, and was the trainer for FX’s Emmy Award winning show, The Pet Department. Andrea has also appeared on 20/20, Dateline NBC, The View, CBS News, CNN, Fox, PBS, Fox News, and Lifetime.
Andrea is the author of Barron’s Dog Training Bible, Dog Friendly Dog Training, Train Your Dog the Lazy Way, and The Little Book of Dog Tricks. She has been the behavior columnist for Dog Fancy, as well as a contributing writer for the AKC Gazette, Modern Dog and numerous other publications.
Andrea serves on the Board of Directors of 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, and on the Board of Directors for 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.
She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and Animal Haven Shelter in New York City, was part of the team that created the trainer certification program for the Certification Council for Pet Dog Trainers (CPDT), and Andrea is an AKC CGC Evaluator, and may administer the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy program, CGC, AKC Community Canine (the advanced level of CGC), Urban CGC, Video Home Manners and Trick Dog tests.
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, Quest, and the Daily News.