Kimberly is a Master Dog Trainer specializing in the training of Service dogs for those with disabilities such as Autism, Diabetes, Hearing, Medical, Mobility, Psychiatric, PTSD and Seizures. Kimberly is certified with EARS (United Animal Nations) now known as Red Rovers bringing animals from crisis to care, Delta Society now known Pet Partners and is an evaluator and handler with her registered therapy dog Troy, CERT qualified ( Community Emergency Response Team Cobb County, GA) for disaster relief, and is also certified in animal first aid with the American Red Cross. Kimberly is a member of APDT for dog trainers and a member of the Humane Education Association. Kimberly is also a member with the International Association of Assistance Dog Partners and The Association of Pet Dog Trainers.
Kimberly matches between 20 and 30 service dog teams a year and has rescued over 3,000 animals since 2004.
In 2019 Animals Deserve Better, Inc filed for and was granted a dba ” Paws For Life USA ” as this name is more in keeping with the Service Dog program that has been the main focus of the organization since 2010.