The HOW and the WOW of CBD for Your Pets with Austin & Kat


Thursday | September 24 | 7:00pm EST


Virtual (Zoom)


Join Kat Donatello, founder of Austin & Kat, to talk about her holistic and science driven approach to healthier, happier, calmer pets! Combining ethically sourced medicinal herbs and botanical ingredients that elevate hemp, Austin & Kat is the leader in supplemental all natural health for pets.

Kat will be joined by k9 advocate Kara Kleindienst, nutrition specialist Nicole Pilarski, and pet consumables expert, Holly Stevens. Together they will share their experiences with their own dogs, how they’ve benefited from training, proper nutrition, exercise and using CBD for a total wellness lifestyle.

Host Biography

Kat Donatello is the founder of Austin & Kat. With over 15 years experience as an athlete and business leader in the endurance sports industry, Kat set out in 2014 to create a holistic and all-natural product that would help her dogs with their health, well-being and various ailments. With a science-based focus but a hands-on approach, Austin and Kat makes botanical and herbal supplements for pets in small batches, using nothing but the very best all natural, organic, gluten free, and locally sourced ingredients. When Kat’s not in the bakery creating a new formulation, she can be found in the beautiful mountains of the Pacific Northwest with her dogs Austin, Lady Harper and Bailey.

Speaker Biographies

Kara Kleindienst is the Founder and CEO of The Barking Meter, New York City’s premier dog walking service and k9 concierge. For the past 13 years, TBM has supported the individualized needs of each dog and their human, through walking, training, outreach, nutrition, and more. TBM is founded on Kara's core belief that community is essential in making a difference in the world. Inspired by her blind senior dog, Lucca, Kara’s ethos is centered around being the ultimate k9 advocate.

After 13+ years in the pet industry, Nicole Pilarski joined Austin and Kat in 2019 and has continued expanding her nutrition knowledge and focus on health and wellness. Nicole is an advocate for CBD usage for pets and is one of the leading educators in the field.
Holly Stevens uses her passion for holistic nutrition to make the lives of animals better (including her 3 dogs Walter, Jessie May, and Penelope) through natural supplementation and whole food nourishment. Educated by experts in the areas of pet food, CBD and supplements, Holly uses that knowledge to advise her pet retailers about innovative, holistic, high-quality pet products.