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Alexandra BJersey City, NJ

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“Your pups newest best friend!”

I have a background in Animal Behavior studies and fully believe in positive reinforcement and behavioral conditioning! I’d love to help your pup overcome their fears or anxieties, or just be more well mannered and patient. I have experience walking and training dogs of all walks of life and breeds - I look forward to hearing how I can help your four legged family member be an upstanding pup citizen! Please feel free to message me to coordinate schedules for training!

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

Juan DJersey City, 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 NJersey City, 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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

David LJersey City, 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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Andy MJersey City, 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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Can run with dogs, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Training experience

Jaclyn CJersey City, NJ

4.9

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“Flippin’ Pawsome Dogs Deserve the Flippin’ Best”

Hi, I'm Jackie and I've been a dog lover since birth...seriously, recently unearthed home movies show my parents teaching me to say "dog sit" at 9-months-old. In addition to Wag, I own my own dog training business. I own three dogs: an American Pit Bull Terrier named Kid, a poodle/terrier mix named Charlie and a working-line German Shepherd named Grady. I look forward to meeting your pets and giving them the same care and love I give to my own dogs on walks.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Niki YJersey City, NJ

4.9

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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 DJersey City, 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 RJersey City, 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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Jessica LJersey City, 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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About Dog Training in Jersey City, NJ

Training Fun Fact #1:

Obedience training brings a lot of happiness to dogs. That’s because they gain confidence and also thrive on structure. Just like kids going to school, canines like to interact and show off their skills. One task they are particularly good at is cleaning up their toys. Teach your pupster the name of an item as the first step and watch them go!

Training Fun Fact #2:

Train your clever pooch to be calm around strangers to feel comfortable in any situation. Your dog is going to take cues from you, after all. Display a cool-headed and relaxed attitude when on a walk or when company arrives. Fido will act the same and exhibit excellent manners to make you proud.

Training Fun Fact #3:

Did you know that personality issues amongst dogs are sometimes the result of shyness and timidity? Canines need a little bit of dominance in their lives to not be bowled over by other dogs. There is a fine balance, though. Confidence is the goal when training a dog to be dominant.

Average Cost of Dog Training in Jersey City, NJ

Is your eager pooch asking to dog train in Jersey City? The price will vary depending on Fido’s age and present skills. The mode of instruction makes a difference, too. For 6 weeks of puppy training, expect to pay around $150. Basic commands like sit and stay might be in store, and for sure, socialization will be on the menu.

Were you hoping to let someone else train your pupster? That’s possible in Jersey City, and can be done for around $!500 for a one week stay. Remember that although your four-legger comes home with manners and a head full of knowledge, you’ve got to keep up the training and practice for all the hard work to stick.

In-home private lessons are just the ticket for pups who thrive on individual instruction. Not only does your dog get the chance to focus on you and the trainer, but they also learn in their home environment. Lessons are typically given by the hour and cost around $150 for the 60 minutes of instruction.

For cost-effective dog training, consider in-home instruction. Download the Wag! app to connect with a vetted and enthusiastic trainer near you. Chat directly with a trainer and pay securely, all in a few steps. In-home dog training with Wag! is affordable at $60 per hour-long session. Book your first lesson at a time that suits you and your pupster and start the fun!

Going Off-Leash in Jersey City, NJ

Waking up in the morning and hitting the dog park at sunrise is a pawsome way to start the day. There are a few rules to follow first, including having a secure leash on your dog when you are out and about. Up-to-date vaccines are a must to obtain a license for Fido, as is neutering or spaying. 

Which park to play in first? For off-leash fun, Lincoln Dog Park is just the place. This expansive space has everything a dog could ask for, including a wooded area, a clean area to play in, and lots of furry friends, of course!

Trekking a nearby trail is a doggone good way to pass the day, too. Liberty Walkway is the best place for energetic pooches to hang out and sniff the breeze. All woofers have to be on their leash while on this puptastic trail, and pet parents are responsible for picking up after their pooches. 

Being around other dogs is a canine’s number one fun thing to do. Make every day an excellent one by keeping Fido up to snuff with obedience commands. Knowing the ropes of good behavior is easy when you work alongside a dog trainer with Wag! regularly.

Dog Training in Jersey City, NJ

Jersey City dog trainers without a dog of their own often foster dogs from one of the area’s animal shelters. They are keen to get these doggos out to New Jersey parks and trails, where fun awaits all dogs. Doing so enables these lovable pups to work on skills needed for the furever home that is just around the next corner.

What types of dogs are seen jiving in New Jersey? Adorable pups for sure, including the perfectly coifed Poodle. Thinking of adopting one of these energetic canines? They’ve got the smarts and a willingness to learn that consistently puts them at the top of the class when it comes to sport and obedience. Be ready to be on the go with a Poodle by your side!

No less spritely is the sweet and spunky Yorkshire Terrier. They’ve got style, and they’ve got spark. This little dynamo will keep any pet parent on their toes, and will jump at the chance to learn a new trick.

The serious-looking Boxer may appear to have a calm demeanor, but inside, they are always up for an outing. In fact, if this feisty dog is allowed to sit still for too long, they may just pick up a naughty habit or two. They are game for challenge and variety, making them an ideal candidate for agility classes.

When you find your new furry BFF, build a bond with dog training classes. Book a trainer on the Wag! app today and see just how much fun learning alongside your dog can be!