About Me

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The first word I ever said was “dog”.
The gift I asked my husband for when we married was a cat! It’s not too surprising that my career centers around both of them.
— Karen Wells

I am Karen Wells, a certified trainer for The Association of Professional Dog Trainers and a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator for The American Kennel Club. For over 15 years I headed an in home training business and taught group classes in New York City.
Currently I train and handle animals for film, tv, print, and stage. Some of my handling credits include the TV series Power, The Path, and Girls. Major films include Anniw( 2014) While We Are Young ( starring Ben Stiller ) and Marjorie Prime (Tim Robbins and Geena Davis).
My personal pets have done print, stage, commercial, independent, and major films – These include The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Today Show, Humor Me, A Pet's Life, Ralph Lauren, Swiffer, Rachel Ray – to name a few.