Hound & Co. is the husband and wife team of Sonny and Danielle Kilfoyle. We are the sole owners and operators and handle all dogs personally. We are based in Southampton Village, New York.
Sonny Kilfoyle: A native New Englander, Sonny found his way to the East end of Long Island by way of New York City. For as long as he can remember, dogs have always been a part of his life. Over the years he has put a high level of focus on developing and understanding how humans communicate with their dogs. Sonny is truly inspired by what dogs are capable of and is passionate about building great relationships between dogs and their owners. He has studied with both local and nationally known trainers as well as worked under the guidance of recognized Animal Behaviorist, Dr. Barbara Pazzanite. Known for his ability to listen to clients with an open mind, his calming approach and honesty helps form a relaxed and comfortable environment when working together. He is a believer in a modern, science based approach to dog training, and embraces a commitment to a constantly evolving approach to successful training techniques. When not spending time with dogs, Sonny is a passionate outdoorsman and avid equestrian.
Sonny is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
Danielle Kilfoyle: Danielle is a native of Southampton going back four generations. She spent several years in New York City while attending college and working in the fashion industry for companies like Ralph Lauren, only to realize it was the coastal small town life she greatly missed. An avid equestrian, Danielle has been riding horses for over twenty years. Her passion for animals has been an important part of her life and she has seen first hand how impactful the relationship can be. Danielle also Volunteers at ARF Hamptons animal shelter working with the dogs in quarantine. She enjoys working on agility training with her two rescue dogs Bandit and Franny.