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Alexandra BHoboken, NJ

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“Your pups newest best friend!”

Hi there! I’m Lexa I’m mainly wagging in Hell’s Kitchen and TriBeCa, but will go where ever the subway carries me! I’m originally from Baltimore and have lived in the big city since 2015. I have a wide variety of experience as well as a background in animal behavior studies.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Juan DHoboken, NJ

4.9

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Dog trainer/walker by day, cat socializer by night, and a lifetime spent on loving animals. As an ex police officer I have extensive training in dealing with any kind of dog. Please consider me for your pet’s needs. Hope to meet your pups soon!!!

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Lilian NHoboken, NJ

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I have experience in handling and taking care of dogs for two years, I am a person that loves dogs, I am the proud owner of a beautiful adopted dog, I always take care of and protect your pet as if it were mine, your pet will have with me a fun experience and I will always be sure that they receive their full walk and they can return safely to your home

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, Puppy care, Fast walker

David LHoboken, NJ

4.9

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“Helping your dog walk the walk and bark the bark!”

A well behaved dog is any owner’s dream and I’m here to help you achieve that! My name is David Leon and I’m a dog trainer/walker who is dedicated to bettering the relationship between dogs and dog parents. I’ve had dogs all my life and although they are no longer with me, I carry on the lessons I’ve learned through them. I learned the trust, respect and love that is necessary to building a strong bond between us and our dogs. If you’d like, I’d love to help you accomplish this.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Andy MHoboken, NJ

4.9

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“Do you wanna go for a W-A-L-K?! Let’s go Doggo!”

Hello New York! I'm Andy, I live in Washington Heights and I'm happy to offer dog walking services in Manhattan. I was a dog owner for 14 years to an adorable English Springer Spaniel, named Beardsley. I have a 15 year old rescue pit-bull right now named Sophie, she is a trooper. I was also a dog trainer for an obedience school for five years. I look forward to meeting you and your dog. Book me now :) Know a friend who needs a walker and hasn’t signed up through Wag!? Use my promo code: Andy1324

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Niki YHoboken, NJ

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Hey, I'm Niki! I am a dog lover who recently moved to New York City. I have loved dogs my entire life and I currently own two, Rosie Maree and Nixie Daisy. Dog walking is my current career, and working with dogs every day is my dream come true. I can't wait to meet your pooch!

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Janet DHoboken, NJ

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There hasn’t been a time in my life when pets weren’t a part of it. Pets are my passion! :-) Today I am a proud Mom of 4! (My 4yr old & 2 yr. old boys) & Lucky and Desi (a Terrier mix dog and Siamese cat). They are my heart and soul!! As a pet lover myself, I understand how important it is in to find someone who will care for your pets and respect your home. My clients can rest assure that they will be provided the highest degree of professionalism and heartfelt pet care for their four-legged family members. All pets are unique and deserve undivided attention. I enjoy all the different personalities of client’s pets and it’s rewarding when an animal loves seeing you when you walk in the door. I’ll spoil and love on your fur babies as much as I can while I’m visiting them. I have many references who will gladly speak of my compassion and abilities to care for animals, my dedication and my high-moral values. I provide the utmost quality pet care for responsible pet parents. “Pets aren’t my whole life…they make my life whole”

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Bianca RHoboken, NJ

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“Looking for dog best friends !”

Hi, I am Bianca. I absolutely LOVE dogs! I have 5 dogs of my own & have grown up with dogs in my household all my life. I treat all dogs as if they were my own & give them all the TLC in the world. I enjoy playing with dogs & making sure they have a great time on their walks. I've previously dog walked all breeds & sizes of dogs so I have no fear of any dogs. I will go above & beyond to make your dogs walk as memorable as possible for them & ensure their safety. Hope to meet you & your dog soon!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Jessica LHoboken, NJ

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My name is Jessica Lott, and I have been a happy pet owner since I was four-years-old. I enjoy being outside and making friends with every pup I meet. I am dedicated to my work, positive, and punctual. I've spent time volunteering at an animal shelter, and I am excited to work with you and your animal friend.

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Nicholas VHoboken, NJ

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I graduated from college with a minor in Animal Behavior. I’m incredibly responsible and know the city well from growing up here. Not that living in the city stifled my love of animals, I have had many pets through my life, currently I have two guinea pigs, a hamster, and a 15year old cat. In the apartment building I live in I’m the go-to person for responsible and reliable petcare while people are away from home.

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About Dog Training in Hoboken, NJ

Training Fun Fact #1:

If your pooch learns new commands faster than you can teach them, why not up the ante with an advanced trick? Training your dog to bring you their leash will save you a step when it’s time to go for a walk. It also builds on other commands, like “take it”, “drop it”, and “fetch”. Create a verbal cue, like “leash”, so your dog learns to associate the object with its name. Be aware, though, that dogs who were disciplined for chewing on their leash as puppies might need some extra reassurance!

Training Fun Fact #2:

Did you know you can use a flashlight to train a deaf or hearing-impaired dog to stop barking? Many deaf dogs bark out of frustration and fear. And even though they can’t hear it, you sure can! Training a deaf dog to stop barking requires the use of visual commands rather than verbal cues. The first step is identifying any stimuli that cause your dog to bark, like people passing by the window or encountering other dogs on your walks. As soon as they stop barking (even without being prompted), signal your dog by aiming the flashlight at their feet. Make sure they see it, then provide a treat! Once your dog positively associates the flashlight with a reward, add in a hand signal and keep practicing.

Training Fun Fact #3:

Hoboken’s dog parks are rarely unoccupied, which means you’ll usually find a few other dogs to play with. Got a hound that likes to play rough? One trick for training your dog not to play aggressively is tiring them out before visiting the dog park. Many of Hoboken’s dog runs are found within public parks, so keep the leash attached and walk a few laps. As long as you keep off the grass while your pup works up a good pant, you’re in for a fun (and safe) off-leash adventure!

Average Cost of Dog Training in Hoboken, NJ

Thinking about booking an in-home training session with a Hoboken, NJ dog training facility? Keep in mind that pricing varies. You may need to pay an initial consultation fee of $135 to $150. Follow-up sessions cost $100 per hour on average. If you think your dog is ready for obedience school, Hoboken has a few options. You can expect to pay $350 for a 6-week program that covers obedience fundamentals.

These Hoboken dog training options cost a pretty penny, and some of them come with red tape. Some facilities require full payment upfront, which is typically non-refundable. Others might require additional fees for travel. Many classes are also tiered, which means you’ll need to attend the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels to learn the full set of commands.

But what happens if your work hours conflict with the class schedule? Or your pup has an emergency and you can’t make it to class? You’ll also want to consider that group classes might not give your pupper the one-on-one training time they need.

Booking a single session with a Hoboken dog training professional through the Wag! app is a more affordable alternative to dog training classes in Hoboken. For just $60 per individual session, your preferred trainer will work with you to create a personalized training plan. All you need to do is sign up for the app, enter your woofer’s info, set the time and date, and get ready to unleash your pal’s potential! If you have any questions or concerns, you can message your trainer directly and pay for your sessions securely right in the app.

Going Off-Leash in Hoboken, NJ

Off-leash playtime is a great way to assess your dog’s training progress. But before you let loose at Hoboken’s off-leash dog parks, brush up on the city ordinances. (Failure to adhere to official rules could result in hefty fines.)

Dogs aren’t permitted to explore grassy or unpaved areas in city-owned parks, not even while leashed. That means training your dog to mind their leash manners is crucial in Hoboken. At the city’s dog runs, all the standard rules apply. Pet parents must supervise their dogs at all times. Aggressive dogs aren’t permitted. All dogs must be licensed with the city.

The Church Square Dog Run is one of the most popular dog parks in Hoboken, NJ, and for good reason. You’ll have no trouble finding a pack of pups to play with here. Sparky will fit right in with dogs their own size in one of two separately fenced areas for large and small breeds. Just be sure to bring the waste baggies!

Another hip hangout for Hoboken's hounds is Stevens Dog Park. This petite pooch playground only features one small area, so it might not be the best option for big breeds needing plenty of room to roam. If you’ve got a small dog who gets along well with woofers of all shapes and sizes, it’s a convenient option. Need a hand working on socialization before checking out Stevens Dog Park? Hoboken dog trainers on the Wag! app are ready and waiting to lend a helping paw.

Dog Training in Hoboken, NJ

Although it’s considered a suburb of the Big Apple, Hoboken boasts plenty of charm all its own. And despite its somewhat strict pet rules, there’s no shortage of dog-friendly fun right in town. From dog-friendly bars and restaurants to beautiful parks featuring stunning vistas of the NYC cityscape, Hoboken is hound-dog heaven.

But maybe Rufus isn’t quite ready to experience a doggy dinner date or a leash-free frolic just yet. Or maybe they need a refresher course on their obedience training. Whether it’s obedience, behavior, or even agility training, Hoboken dog trainers with Wag! can deliver. Many dog trainers on the Wag! platform are pet parents first and foremost. That means they know just how tricky it can be to train your fur-baby. When class isn’t in session, you just might find them working one-on-one with pups at the city’s adoption shelters.

What breeds will you find snoozing in Hoboken’s luxe apartments? The Havanese is the perfect companion for those who enjoy the finer things in life. Lounging around on the couch with their owners is in this breed’s blood. (They were bred to be lap dogs, after all!) This makes the Havanese a treat to train. Their eagerness to please their people means they’ll get the hang of things quickly. But their intense love for their family also makes Havaneses prone to developing separation anxiety — and the destructive behaviors that come with it. Working with a Hoboken dog training professional can help you soothe your fur-baby’s separation anxiety.

The German Shorthaired Pointer is a top choice for Hoboken’s pet parents. This hunting breed is every bit as beautiful as they are athletic. Though GSPs respond well to consistent training, their prey drive can lead to destructive behaviors. These escape artists are wily enough to hop right over a fence if left unsupervised. If you could use a little help getting a handle on your GSP, why not book a Hoboken dog trainer through the Wag! App?

No matter their breed, age, or temperament, every doggo benefits from regular training. Not only does regular training ensure your dog can enjoy Hoboken’s dog-friendly attractions with you, but it also strengthens the bond you share. Short on time, or just need a little extra guidance? Download the Wag! app today and find a Hoboken dog trainer near you to discover what your mutt is made of.