Dondi Black founded Simply Rewarding Dog Training, LLC in Boise, Idaho. She has a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences (Zoology), a Master’s degree in Engineering and is a Certified Training Partner of the prestigious Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior. She is also a professional member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) committed to using force-free and positive science-based training methods. She trains without the use of force, pain, fear or intimidation.
Committed to ongoing education and professional development, Dondi attends conferences and seminars every year as well as online classes with highly acclaimed professionals in the field to bring you the most up to date approaches to modern dog training.
In her free time, Dondi is a volunteer dog trainer and the leader of Helping Idaho Dogs, Inc. Trick Team. She also keeps busy training her own dog, Toby, and enjoys time with her supportive husband, Jeff.