Kit Perry earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Northwestern State University. She then worked in zoos, caring for and training more than 100 species, including giraffes, elephants, mountain lions, tigers, and condors. In 2012, Kit started her own dog training company, Creature Coach Dog Training, LLC, and has since trained thousands of dogs for improved manners, reducing fearful behaviors, preparing for therapy dog certification, and performing fun tricks. From 2013-2021 Kit was the Training and Enrichment Committee Chairperson for Valley Animal Center in Central California, in which she helped create a program for hundreds of shelter volunteers to safely interact with and train dogs awaiting adoption. Kit has been an authorized mentor for Animal Behavior College, is associate certified with the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, and is a faculty advisor for the Victoria Stilwell Academy for Dog Training and Behavior. Kit is now earning her master’s degree in Behavior Analysis at UNT with a goal of learning more and training faster and more efficiently.