Abby Hill, CPDT-KA

We emphasize positive, reward-based methods to make dog training fun for both dogs and owners.

Welcome to The Exceptional Pet, LLC.  We offer private behavioral consultations and training for pet dogs and Service Dogs throughout Northern Fairfield County as well as group obedience classes for puppies, beginners and more advanced students.


We are proud to bring you

Fairfield County's only dedicated

dog training facility with ALL trainers being Certified Professional Dog Trainers (CPDT-KA).


Come and enjoy our fully matted,spacious,

3000+ square foot facility right on

Route 25 at 3 Simm Lane, Newtown, CT 06470.



Dog training is not a regulated industry. That means anyone can advertise that they are a dog trainer.


All of the trainers at The Exceptional Pet have passed the Council for Certified Professional Dog Trainers test and hold themselves to the highest standards through continuing education and collaboration with other respected trainers that also strive for excellence in the field.


To learn more about why it is crucial you have a certified dog trainer, please click on the below link.

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The Exceptional Pet offers dog training for

all levels.  We also offer private classes and rally classes.

The Exceptional Pet specializes in helping you with dealing with your reactive pooch.

Raw food is the healthiest food you can feed your dog and Victory Dog Food™ is a premium raw food.

3 Simm Lane, Newtown, CT  06470

Certified Dog Traininer and Aggression Specialist for Fairfield County, Connecticut:  Newtown, Brookfield, Bethel, Danbury, New Fairfield, Wilton, Ridgefield

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