Tailwaggers Dog Training Services and Retail
Welcome to Tailwaggers dog training service located in Franklin, Kennebec, and Somerset counties in Maine. In business as Tailwaggers since 2004.
As owner and sole proprietor, Donna Whitney is a certified Veterinary Technician earning her associates degree at the University of Maine at Orono in 1982. From 1982-1994 Donna was employed as a Humane Society Manager/Veterinary Technician and Dog Trainer. (Apprenticing under numerous professional dog trainers.) From 1995 until disbanding in 2003, Donna was a partner in a successful dog training business and retail. Donna now operates a full dog obedience training service and retail.
Donna owns & breeds Labrador Retrievers. Donna has one of her Labs. with CGC/CD Obedience title. Also, One of her Labs. has been tested and certified as a Therapy Dog through Therapy Dogs International, Inc. (TDI) and has her RN (Rally Novice)& RA (Rally Advanced) titles. Donna is certified through AKC as an evaluator for AKC'S Canine Good Citizen Program (C.G.C.).
In 2007, Donna became a member of Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and passed the Certification Examination For Pet Dog Trainers (CPDT).
In 2003, Donna and a handful of other dog active people, founded The Tri-County Obedience Club which serves Franklin, Kennebec and Somerset Counties. Donna has been the president, Vice President & an at-large board position.
Unfortunately,The TCOC has disbanded as of December, 2011 but the group continues to be active holding fun classes, breakfast & dinner gatherings.