University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Kathleen Titus

Sophia Sims

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 (

In addition, Kate lectures to groups on fitness, massage and senior dog mobility issues. Her work has appeared in various publications, including on, website for the popular national dog culture magazine, The Bark (

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 (

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.

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Scheduled events:
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction (Seats 10)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Authors: Paulette Bodeman, Richard Chamberlin, Jack Cochran, David Crow, John Findura, Mimi Gough, William Kalt, Liza Porter, Kathleen Titus, James Williams, Michael Young

Sit. Stand. Go! How to help your dog overcome mobility challenges
Dudley Court Press, LLC
January 2019
ISBN 9781940013534
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Discover how to observe, assess and communicate about your dog's potential and actual mobility challenges to ensure the healthiest, most active life possible for your dog. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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