Susan D. Greenbaum is the owner of Barking Hills Country Club  Barking Hills trains and handles dogs for film, commercials and television including ‘Saturday Night Live’. She is the Executive Director of Dogs In Service, Inc. (DIS) a not for profit company that trains a limited amount of Service Dogs for people with disabilities and runs a supervised, goal oriented and documented Animal Assisted Therapy program at St. Joseph’s Children’s and Children’s Specialized hospitals. One of the DIS service dogs and three therapy dogs have been given awards by the New Jersey Veterinary Foundation.

In 2001 Ms. Greenbaum received the Governor’s Volunteer Award for Services to Youth for the program at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital and in 2004 received the New Jersey Veterinary Foundation Award for her work in Animal Assisted Therapy. She is a frequent speaker on goal oriented, documented & supervised Animal Assisted Therapy.  She also consults with Doggie Daycare and Kennel operations to amend policies, procedures, and physical plants to create “safer, saner, dog environments.”  Ms. Greenbaum is one of the founding members of the Northeast Crisis Coalition – Animal Assisted Crisis Response. Susan lives with three Shetland Sheepdogs, a Standard Poodle, a rough coated Collie, and any number of Assistance Dogs in training.

Susan is a Canine Good Citizen Examiner.

 

Donna Luzzo has been teaching classes at Barking Hills Country Club for more than fifteen years, and also serves as the trainer for the Hunterdon County Paws 4H club. She has participated in or competed in conformation, competition obedience, rally obedience, animal assisted therapy and animal assisted crisis response. She also dabbles in agility, lure coursing and anything else that looks like fun! Donna sometimes works as a dog handler for television and various advertising formats, with credits including Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Martha Stewart – The Apprentice, All My Children, One Live to Live, The Gap, Purina Pro Plan, Adobe, Febreeze, Anthopologie, Target, Claritin and many more. She shares her world with her Miniature Pinscher, Raven.

 

Denise Garber is the handling Instructor for Barking Hills Country Club. Denise is an active conformation competitor and she and her students can be found out and about almost any weekend. Whether you are a novice handler, experienced handler or just want your dog to get more ring experience, Denise can help your dog look his or her best in the show ring.