Kayla Fratt

Kayla Fratt, Certified Dog Behavior Consultant

Kayla Fratt is a dog behavior expert who also loves working with cats, people, and birds. She is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and contributed pets content for The Spruce Pets.


  • Certified Dog Behavior Consultant since 2017
  • Professional animal trainer since 2012
  • Member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants
  • Contributed 25+ articles to The Spruce Pets


Kayla started working as an animal trainer in high school, training injured falcons for educational shows and racing homing pigeons. She received her dog behavior consulting certification in 2017 and is a member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. She now splits her time between her own remote animal behavior consulting business and freelance writing about animal behavior.


Kayla received a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado College in 2016. She has also taken continuing education courses on canine aggression, feline litter box problems, writing, and remote animal behavior consulting. 

Expertise: Dog behavior and training
Education: Colorado College
Location: Denver, Colorado
Title: Consultant

About The Spruce

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