Kate Klasen is a Holistic groomer, Reiki master, certified canine esthetician, a Fear Free certified groomer and PetTech® Certified CPR/First Aid Instructor. Kate has always been passionate about pet nutrition and is certified through Science Dog on canine nutrition.
She is certified as an HSI Instructor for CPR/AED, First Aid & BLS and American Heart Association Instructor for CPR/AED and BLS. Kate has been a vet tech, licensed EMT, 911 dispatcher and a patrol officer in Illinois. She taught CPR/First Aid at the police academy where she taught new recruits and was responsible for training members of her department and neighboring departments. After her move to Arizona in 2015, she trained to groom and worked at a veterinarian’s office as a vet assistant. In 2017 she officially started Balanced Paws, a grooming spa offering spa services, pet foods and other wellness modalities.