For grades: K-12
Requirements for live visit: We do prefer to perform on stage, so that all the students can see the demonstration.
Dog Groomer/Trainer »
Thank You for bringing your dogs to our school, the students learned a lot while having fun! --- Ms. Harb, Westwood Middle School, Gainesville, Fl
Debbie's Perfect Pets is a fun and informational program geared for the young audience. Debbie brings some of her dogs and puts on a training demonstration and talks to the kids about pet care, dog bite prevention, animal cruelty, spaying and neutering and adopting a pet from a shelter or rescue.
She also discusses the importance of reading and tells her story of how she actually got interested in her field of dog training and grooming by reading books!
Debbie Abbenante has over 30 years experience working with animals, dogs being her favorite.
She has competed in many events from obedience to frisbee competitions as well as working with dogs in movies and commercials. She has also done therapy work with at risk and learning disabled school children with her dogs and was awarded Outstanding Service Award back in 1989-1990.
Debbie is also an accomplished all around pet groomer, grooming just about any pet there is from dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, and even guinea pigs. She also has 10 years of vet tech experience.Debbie is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.