Kate Titusis a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer (CCFT), FitPAWS Master Trainer (FPMT) and Certified Canine Therapeutic and Sports Massage Therapist (CTMT, CSMT).
In 2008, Kate founded A Loyal Companion to provide massage, exercise and mobility solutions for dogs. In 2015, she opened A Loyal Companion Canine Swim and Recreation Center, the first canine fitness and mobility facility in Arizona, featuring an indoor swimming pool and complete dog gym. Since then, more than 1,500 dogs and their pet parents have come through the doors in Tucson (www.aloyalcompanion.com).
In addition, Kate lectures to groups on fitness, massage and senior dog mobility issues. Her work has appeared in various publications, including on thebark.com, website for the popular national dog culture magazine, The Bark (https://thebark.com/content/gathering-storm).
Currently, she’s a board member and past chairperson with Gabriel’s Angels, where she was a therapy team volunteer with her dog, Harley. Gabriel’s Angels is a nonprofit that provides pet therapy for at-risk children in Arizona (www.gabrielsangels.org).
Kate lives in Tucson with her wife Kathy, a joyful rat terrier named Half Moon, a sassy senior Dalmatian named Dottie, and an empathetic and athletic boxer named Helen.