Donna joined our team of teachers in 2008 with a passion for helping advanced students. Prior to moving to South Carolina, she lived in Maryland where she worked as an Animal Scientist for the federal government. She also served as the Executive Director of a service dog organization for three years.
Donna and her husband, Paul, share their home with three Labrador Retrievers. She is active in both obedience and field trials. Donna earned an Obedience Trial Championship with Kick in 2013. She and Kick competed at the National Obedience Championship in 2013 & 2014 where they placed in the top twenty. Additionally Kick placed 3rd in utility at the 2013 Obedience Classic. Currently, Donna is actively showing Macy in the Open and Utility rings and starting foundation work with her new puppy, Tilley. In addition to training dogs, Donna enjoys gardening and shopping at auctions.