Books and Services

Kait and John Seyal are still active Animal Assisted Therapy volunteers based in Louisville, Kentucky.  They work with their three Certified Therapy Dogs Grace, Max, and Jenny.

Therapy Visits

The walk may be over, but we are still actively sharing our dogs, skills, and knowlege with others.  We work with Pawsibilities Unleashed to provide high quality service and therapy dogs to those who need them the most.  If you are interested in a therapy visit from the Dog Walk Across America team, please contact us.  We would love to hear from you.

Dog Training for Service, Therapy, and Companion dogs.

Kait is a certified and insured dog trainer working with Pawsibilities Unleashed, L.L.C. She offers private and group dog training classes at several locations.  Please email Kait at or visit for more information.

Household petsTherapy Dog Training

Service Dog Training

Boarded training in the trainer’s home

Training at the owner’s home

Certified AKC Star Puppy, Canine Good Citizen, and Community Canine Evaluator

Public Speaking

Kait and John offer presentations for elementary to college aged students about service and therapy dogs, the importance of community and volunteer work, and lessons learned on their walk across America.  They will uplift your spirits, inspire your creativity, restore your faith in people, and share their very special dogs with you and your group.  Whether you are trying to reach a group of troubled teens or educate a new group of nursing students about animal assisted therapy, we have a program to suit your needs, interests, and the size of your group.  We speak to:

School groups of all ages

At-risk teens

Hospital patients

retirement community residents

Nursing and therapy students

Art students

Boy and Girl Scout groups

4-H Clubs

Dog Training Clubs

and anyone else who in interested in our story.

(For a list of some of the facilities that have been visited by the Dog Walk Across America team, please visit our Facilities Visited page.)

Creative Works

Kait and John are both working artists.  Kait specializes in custom portraits of pets and people among other works.  John is a photographer by trade, but also works in many other media.  Examples of their work can be seen at and

"Grace" by Kait Whistler Seyal, watercolor, 2012


“How To Walk Across America (And Not Be An A**hole)” by Tyler Coulson with contributions from Kait and John Seyal and Nate Damm.

How To Walk Across America

“By Men Or By The Earth” by Tyler Coulson, a story about a lawyer and his dog who walked across America in 2011.

By Men or By the Earth

Coming soon…

Nate Damm‘s book about his 2011 walk across America.

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