About Kathy Donaldson

Kathy Donaldson has been training and competing with dogs for over 19 years.

In 1999 she began with  Maximus, a nationally ranked German Shepherd Dog, through the German Shepherd Dog Club of America.

With a passion for training and competing that has only grown through the years, she has worked with hundreds of dogs, and is currently training in AKC Obedience, Agility and Tracking.

Mishka, Kathy’s fifth competition dog, is working on another Versatile Companion Dog title. Kathy uses her vast experience as a competitor, evaluator and trainer to correct any behavioral issues, and to reinforce good habits.

Kathy helps the dog and owner reach their full potential through tried and true techniques that lead to happier dogs and proud owners. She teaches group obedience classes for:

  • puppy
  • beginner
  • advanced
  • competition preparation
Sierra’s Novice Jumpers, Standard, and Fast Class wins. Pictured with her ribbons and the leash she won at the GSDCA Nationals.

She also offers private and in-home consultations for:

  • home manners
  • basic obedience
  • agility
  • tracking
  • coaching

She has helped numerous teams achieve titles in Obedience, Agility and Tracking. Kathy is an accomplished AKC Canine Good Citizen, Trick Dog and Temperament Test Evaluator.