About Us

About US


  • Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)

  • International Society of Animal Professionals (ISAP)

  • International Alliance of Holistic Therapists (IAHT)



  • Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)

  • Masters of Applied Science (Wildlife Health and Population Management)

  • Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour and Management

  • Certificate IV Companion Animal Studies

  • Certificate III Training and Assessment

  • Diploma of Naturopathy

  • Diploma of Herbal Medicine

  • Certificate in Pet Food Nutrition

  • Certificate in Raw Food Nutrition

  • Certificate in Small Animal Bowen Therapy

Katie Saran

Founder of Hounds in Harmony/ Senior Behaviour & Wellness Consultant

Katie is passionate about all things Canine.  She is constantly furthering her knowledge in areas to compliment a holistic approach to the well-being of dogs with their families. She understands how challenging & exhausting behaviour problems can be, & is driven to help your dog become the best version of themselves.

Katie’s expertise comes from a comprehensive educational framework.  Her formal education is further enriched with over a decade working in the Assistance Dog field, & years before that in boarding dog care & pet training.  Her role as Head Trainer saw her travelling to work directly with families Australia wide, additionally offering further support remotely.  During this time, she has been hands on; training puppies & dogs specifically for supporting clients with; Physical Disabilities, Autism, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dementia, & Schools for children with a wide range of special abilities.  She has also presented demonstrations & talks for a wide range of media & audiences, including Universities.

Maintaining the utmost professionalism, Katie holds numerous Industry Memberships, both Nationally & Internationally.  She is continuing to expand her knowledge in the areas of Canine Bowen Therapy, Aromatherapy & other complimentary modalities. To keep her knowledge at the forepaw of best practice, she regularly attends seminars & conferences; bringing scientific principles to you, through humane & positive approaches that work.

She currently has 3 dogs; Xylo, a nearly 15 year old Black Labrador, Jester, a 9 year old Scruffy Mutley (Wolfhound/Staffy mix) & Triksy, our newest Puppy addition (Bloodhound/Mastiff mix). Additionally, over the last decade, she has had a revolving door for over 100 Assistance Dogs in training.

Contact Katie today so she can help you find harmony with your dog. 

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