White Plains School of Animal Training, Inc.

Dogs deserve an education and owners deserve educated dogs


(914) 693-0667

(F) 914-693-5897





Instructors left to right: Debbie Lindhjem, Mary-Elizabeth Simpson, Jeanne Gurnis



Jeanne Gurnis

AKC/CGC evaluator

TDI evaluator

APDT and IACP professional member




Assistant Director/Instructor


Mary-Elizabeth Simpson

AKC/CGC Evaluator

APDT and IACP professional member






Debbie Lindhjem




The White Plains School of Animal Training, Inc. was founded in 1964.  Jeanne Gurnis, owner, joined the school in 1985 as an instructor.  She is an active member in an obedience club and has shown her Pembroke Welsh Corgi extensively at AKC obedience trials.  She has also been involved in AKC conformation showing as well as herding and agility competitions.  Her Schipperke and Corgi are active Therapy Dogs.


Whether your goal is a well mannered personal or family companion, or you're getting ready to show your dog, Jeanne and her well qualified staff will teach you how to enjoyably train your own dog.


Interested family members are encouraged to observe classes and help with the homework lessons for your dog.





  Instructors Biography 


                Jeanne Gurnis


                Debbie Lindjhem


                Mary-Elizabeth Simpson


  Class description  ** WPSAT does not charge for late registration.  We even allow you to register up to the first day of class! **


  AKC CGC  S.T.A.R. program


We are now offering the new AKC GCG  S.T.A.R program for puppies purebreds and mixes under a year of age.  See class description!!!





  CLASS SCHEDULE in PDF format:  If you need to download adobe reader, get it here:  Click here download Acrobat Reader

The class schedule is now a fill-in form. You may fill it in on your computer, print, sign and (snail) mail it to us with your payment. If you do not see the fill-in form portion, please ensure that you are using Adobe Reader. Third party PDF readers do not show the form fields.


3 Carhart Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605
(Corner of Mamaroneck & Carhart Avenue—across from the YMCA)

Enter from the church parking lot on the Waller Ave side.


Training Agreement/liability waiver (You must have ADOBE READER in order to view this)


You must print out, fill and sign BOTH the schedule form and liability waiver when signing up for classes



  Directions to St. Matthew's Church








Instructors, as indicated, are members of:






This page last updated 23Jan2019

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