Jennifer Arnold

Jennifer Arnold is the Founder and Executive Director of Canine Assistants, located in Milton, Georgia. Canine Assistants is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering people and dogs so they may work together to the benefit of both. This service dog school, based in Milton, Georgia has graduated nearly 3,000 dogs since it's inception 1991, placing them free of charge with both children and adults. Their dogs are taught using the Bond-Based Approach, an entirely new philosophy structured around secure attachment and social learning. Secure bonds enable dogs to learn quickly and willingly, resulting in more reliable and confident dogs and happier owners. Canine Assistants is leading the service dog industry, and hopefully all pet parents, towards a kinder way of treating dogs. Jennifer is also the creator of We For Dogs, a company that provides products and educational opportunities designed to increase the human -dog bond. Jennifer gives Bond­-Based seminars in locations around the country. We For Dogs initial product, the We Leash, is an innovative two-handled leash, one handle for the human and one for the dog. The leash is designed to create a feeling of team between person and dog. Jennifer is the New York Times bestselling author of Through a Dog's Eyes, published by Random House in 2010, and the subject of a PBS Special of the same name. Her second book, In a Dog's Heart, was released to critical acclaim in October 2011. Her third book, Love is All You Need, The Revolutionary Bond-Based Approach to Educating Your Dog, released on August 23, 2016 with a forward by Julia Roberts has been well-received. She has been featured in The New York Times, London Times, People, Mademoiselle, Family Circle, Atlanta Magazine, and various other publications. She has been profiled on numerous television programs, including NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening News, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Diane Rehm Show, and CNN's HLN Leaders with Heart. She has been awarded the Jefferson Award for Community Service, WTBS's Super Citizen Award, Buckhead Woman of the Year, MS Society of Georgia's Woman on the Move 2011, Atlanta Magazine's Women Making a Mark, and the GVMA's Humanitarian of the Year Award -amongst other recognition's. She is a regular contributor to Psychology Today ( In 2012, she was invited to participate as one of 50 Amazing Women in the UN's International Year of Youth. She and her veterinarian husband, Dr. Kent Bruner, and their son, Chase, live in Milton, Georgia.

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