Margaret Jones Davis

  • Dog training center owner since 1984
  • Freelance writer


Margaret Jones Davis is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles for over a year. She is the founder of Creative Dog Training, based in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1984. The company provides free online dog training courses as well as on-site live classes. Her father, Earl Monroe Jones, Sr., DVM, built one of the largest practices in Alabama, and he was instrumental in the authoring of the Laboratory Animal Welfare Act in 1966.


Margaret Jones Davis had an informal education about dogs, learning from her veterinarian father, reading dog training books, and taking local classes. She has taken therapy dog training with the Hand-in-Paw organization with her golden retriever.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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