(written from a Production point of view)
Thomas-Kolakowski and Rob Bloch were the trainers who worked with the four cats Monster, Brandy, Bud, and Tyler who portrayed Spot during the sixth and seventh seasons of TNG. The two and Kelli Cole also worked as trainers for Monster, Brandy, Spencer, and Zoe on Star Trek Generations.
In addition, Thomas-Kolakowski, Bloch, and LuJean Rose trained the Labrador Retriever puppies for the sixth season episode "True Q" and together with Carrie Toth and Debbie Silverman the fourteen cats Bacall, Uma, Zeke, Bandit, Wendy, Shelley, Crystal, Sinbad, Sascha, Justin, Aspen, Caesar, Buffy, and Fido for the final TNG episode "All Good Things...".
Other projects as animal trainer include the crime comedy Suicide Kings (1997, with Rob Bloch and Cynthia Coulter) and the television movie Murder 101: If Wishes Were Horses (2007, with Sarah Clifford and Claire Doré).