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Professional in-home dog training

Donna Gleason is a CDBC (Certified Dog Behavior Consultant) with over 20 years of teaching/training experience

Servicing CT and NY in upper Fairfield, lower Litchfied and Dutchess counties


Training Love


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With over 20 years teaching/training experience, my philosophy is simple:

 Efficient, Effective and Fun

 "I would never recommend a program or ask a client to do something that I wouldn't do when training or working with my own dogs."


About Me

Experienced. Helpful. Vet Recommended.


Masters Degree in Behavior Modification

Jesuit National Honor Society 

Certified Service Dog Coach (SDC)

Graduate Service Dogs International

Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (IAABC)

Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT)

STAR Puppy Evaluator

Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

Community Canine Evaluator

Therapy Dog Evaluator

Research Associate with the Canine Center for Behavior Studies working with esteemed veterinary behaviorist Dr. Nicholas Dodman

State of Connecticut legal independent canine evaluator and testimony witness

Presenter State of Connecticut ACO training - Bite safety and awareness

World Pet Association Presenter

Contributing columnist Dog Fancy Magazine and Petcha online advisory for pet owners

Head Trainer/Evaluator K9 First Responders

Case studies highlighted internationally - IAABC

Donna is committed to providing research-based and result oriented solutions to each of her client's dog training needs. Donna takes pride that every recommendation offered is unique, individual, and based on the client's ability to follow through with the plan as part of their everyday  life.  


Our Services

Whether your pet has troubles in the house, at the park, or socializing with other animals, our services cover the A to Z of pet ownership. Browse our services to find the right training for you.

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Group Training

Small Terrier

Private Training

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Service Dog Training

$185 for 6 sessions

In Person Group Dog Training -  We will provide you with tools and tricks to teach your pet how to be a well-mannered companion. Our holistic approach creates pets that are balanced, mentally and physically.

Please use the link below to learn more about group classes and to register through the New Milford Parks and Recreation website

$150 per session hybrid online and in-home  (most popular)

$175 per session all in-home training

1-on-1 private training- Join us in our training sessions with our expert pet trainers to strengthen your skills and confidence. You will see the change in your pet from the get-go. Simply put, our training works!

$150 per session

Service dogs are defined in the American with Disabilities Act as dogs that are specifically trained to help people with disabilities. 

As a graduate of Cooperative Paws and Service Dogs, Inc.  I am pleased to expand my services to include service dog training. 


Happy Clients

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I just came from the vet. I brought Sky in with no muzzle, she sniffed and went through the exam without incident.  WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE.

Diana - Danbury, CT

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"Dogs are not humans.  They belong to a different species.  If you want a dog to achieve success in our human world, take the time to develop an understanding of how they communicate and protect them from those humans who are still figuring it out."

Donna Gleason

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Contact Us

Fill out this form for a free phone consultation.  Donna typically returns calls within 2 business days.  



Due to an increase in client demand new clients are being booked the week of 11/08.  


Business Hours: 

Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Thursday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm

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