Donna is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, an AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator, a STAR Puppy Evaluator, a Certified Nose Work Instructor, a former Board member of the Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers and an active member of several dog breed clubs.
She has titled her dogs in AKC conformation, Obedience, Rally, herding, Draft, AKC Spaniel Hunt Tests, and K9 Nose Work. She has done therapy dog visits and is a former Delta Pet Partner. She has been training dogs since 1995.
In the area of problem behaviors, Donna has a special interest in shy or fearful dogs and resource guarding (e.g. aggression around food or toys).