About Our Staff
Cyndy Douan- Rome, GA
Cyndy Douan, MHDL, CDT, CDT-A, PDTI
Cyndy Douan, MHDL, and her husband, Jeffrey White operate Kingston Kennels,LLC, a facility near Rome, GA that they have owned since 1997. Enthusiastic clients and their dogs encouraged Cyndy and Jeffrey to create the exciting Georgia Dog Gym, LLC in 2006. Georgia Dog Gym is a natural progression of the growth and success of Kingston Kennels over the years, and Cyndy & Jeffrey's desire to bring more canine services to the North Georgia Area.
Cyndy Douan has been a Director, Co-Founder, past President,and past Director of Education for the International Association of Canine Professionals.
Cyndy has been the recipient of IACP's 2004 MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD and the esteemed IACP PRESIDENT'S AWARD in 2002 and 2003 for outstanding service to the organization. Cyndy served as IACP's Director of Education from 2000 to 2008. In this position, she supervised the development and implementation of the IACP certification programs for canine professionals. Cyndy spent 10 years serving in leadership positions within the IACP.
In 2012, Cyndy was inducted into the IACP Member HALL OF FAME, an esteemed honor among canine professionals.
Cyndy has been a full time working dog trainer here in Georgia since 1990, and has trained thousands of dogs in that time. She is an IACP Certified Dog Trainer at the Advanced Level and Certified Professional Dog Training Instructor.
Cyndy has earned more than 175 titles since 2002 in AKC, USDAA, ASCA, CKC, TDAA, and NADAC Dog Agility Competition, Herding Trials, Dock Diving, Flyball, and Obedience Competition with twelve of her personally owned dogs. Cyndy has been a top ranked diving dog competitor, World Champion, and Diving Record Breaker with 3 of her Border Collies. She has appeared on televised events with the Incredible Dog Challenge in the sports of Fetch-It and Diving Dogs. In addition to an interest in the sport of dog agility, Cyndy has also trained dogs for Tricks, Freestyle Dance (or Dancing with your dog), Frisbee Disc, Dog Parkour, Shed Hunting, Nose Work, Pet Therapy, and Service Dog Work.