Kim Krohn has a Bachelor's Degrees in Chemistry and Biology from the university formerly known as Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri and worked primarily as an environmental chemist for 14 years with other work experience in petroleum, metallurgy, and explosives. Kim
and husband, Russ, have owned dogs all of their lives.
disliked vacuuming dog hair and her
mother told her
, "When you grow up you can get whatever kind of dog you want".Didn't mom turn out to be a liar!The Krohns got their first ADBA registered American Pit Bull Terrier in 1982 when they lived in Independence, MO. Kim
and Russ are board members and registered state lobbyists the Missouri Federation of Animal Owners
(MoFed) and have been involved with MoFed
since its inception in the early 1990s.
and Russ have extensive knowledge about the history of BSL in the KCMO metropolitan area.
...Kim has been a board member of the Endangered Breeds Association (EBA) for over 15 years.EBA
is a national organization founded to fight breed discrimination before BSL was even a concept (1980).
The Krohns are also members of Sho-Me State American Pit Bull Terrier Club
, the Greater Kansas City Dog Training Club
(GKCDTC), Agility Ability
of Greater Kansas City, and Triune Agility Club of Greater Lawrence
and Russ have instructed obedience classes for over 15 years with GKCDTC
as well as serving as the club's Legislative Liaison to the American Kennel Club
since the early 90s.
...Kim writes a column for A Little Bull, the newsletter for the MBTCA and was recently asked to serve as the Legislative Liaison for the MBTCA.
The Krohns have owned American Pit Bull Terriers/American Staffordshire Terriers since 1982.Kim
also owned a Miniature Bull Terrier.The Krohns currently live in Blue Springs, MO with three APBTs/AmStaffs and a Catahoula Leopard Dog.The Catahoula was a rescue from a veterinary clinic as a puppy and was supposed to be "pit bull", proving that even alleged "experts" make mistakes with breed identification.Kim
and Russ have owned registered dogs as well as rescues and have shown in conformation, obedience, tracking, and agility.