Speaking Engagements

Darlene lectures at an event. Photograph ©Little Brown Cat.

Darlene Arden lectures widely on Toy and Small dogs, Wellness for pets including nutrition, training and behavior. She also facilitates canine musical freestyle dance movement workshops, including music selection. Arden is also an experienced television producer/host, and a lively guest expert on various radio and television programs.

Darlene has a busy events schedule! She is often asked to speak or moderate at conferences and events and to present awards at banquets. If you would like to invite Darlene to speak at your event, contact her at Darlene@DarleneArden.com.

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Some previous events Darlene has spoken at include: (for upcoming events click here).

  • Booksigning at New England Flower Show (March 2004)
  • March 6, 2004, Guest Speaker at the CFF (Cat Fanciers' Federation) Coventry RI. Topic: Training your cat
  • January 7 - 21, 2004 DogWise -- Guest Expert on their Message Board
  • January 14th 2004, PetPointers Radio Show in Santa Barbara, CA KTMS AM 990
  • ANIMAL PLANET RADIO Syndicated. March 22, 2003
  • September 24, 2003, Guest Lecturer, Bernice Barbour Lecture, The Athaneum, Nantucket, MA
  • July 14, 2002, Panelist, Interview Ethics and Etiquette from the Experts, American Veterinary Medical Association Convention, Nashville, TN
  • March 6, 2002, Guest Speaker, North Shore Kennel Club, Lynnfield, MA
  • February 10, 2002, Presenter, 1st Annual Dog Read List A Award, Dog Writers' Association of America's Annual Awards Banquet, NYC

  • Darlene interviews David Frei at the Morris and Essex Show

  • February 9, 2002 Guest Presenter, 47th Annual Nature's Recipe Show Dogs of the Year Awards. The Ballroom, Southgate Towers Hotel, New York
  • January 27, 2002, Guest Speaker, AOL's Cat Chat
  • November 17, 2001, Moderator, Editors' Panel, CWA Conference, CWA/DWAA Writing Seminar, also served as Speakers' Liaison
  • October 26, 2001, Speaker, Seventh Educational Workshop In Pet Food Labeling & Regulations, St. Louis, MO, On a Panel Presenting Pet Owner Perceptions of Pet Food Labels
  • October 12, 2001, Speaker, 2001 Tufts Animal Expo, Boston, MA, Seminar: "Don't 'Toy' With the Little Ones"
  • February 10, 2001, Guest Presenter/Emcee, 46th Annual Nature's Recipe Show Dogs of the Year Awards (The Academy Awards of the dog fancy), The Ballroom, Southgate Towers Hotel, New York
  • January 2001, guest speaker on the international DogRead list; The Irrepressible Toy Dog is the selection of the month
  • December 7-8, 2000, Boston MA: Lead Judge, WCFO North American Freestyle Competition
  • For a complete list of Darlene's upcoming and past events, see her complete list of guest appearances.

  • Darlene interviews Jeffery Deaver at the Garden - Photo: Clive Davies                                            
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