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."
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 appointed legal independent canine evaluator and testimony/litigation witness
Presenter State of Connecticut Department of Agriculture - Dog Bite Expert
Presenter World Pet Association
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.
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
"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 TLC Dog Trainer, CDBC, CPDT, SDC, MA
Pricing information can be found in the Services/Fees section.
Due to an increase in client demand, new clients are currently being booked the week of 04/17/2023.
I appreciate your interest in my dog training services. Typically, all inquiries will receive a personal response within 48 hours.
Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Friday (office day) 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm