Dog Trainers in Mt Vernon

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Wag! is the nation's fastest-growing network of pre-screened and insured dog walkers, sitters, and trainers. In less than 15 minutes you can book a nearby dog sitter, daycare provider, or dog walker, who'll take complete care of your loved one - at their place or yours.

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Alexandra BMt Vernon, NY

5.0

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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 DMt Vernon, NY

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 NMt Vernon, NY

4.9

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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 LMt Vernon, NY

4.9

(599)

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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 MMt Vernon, NY

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 YMt Vernon, NY

4.9

(399)

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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 DMt Vernon, NY

4.9

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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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Jessica LMt Vernon, NY

4.9

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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 VMt Vernon, NY

4.9

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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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Melissa LMt Vernon, NY

4.9

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Hi! My name is Melissa. I have lived in New York all my life. I joined Wag! because it allows me to meet all the unique dogs of New York City. I understand how important it is to find someone reliable to take care of your companion and make sure they get their daily walk in. Taking care of your companions necessities means a healthier and happier dog. I have taken care of pets big and small, muscular and fragile, energetic and shy. I have always considered animals to be a part of the family.

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About Dog Training in Mt Vernon, NY

Training Fun Fact #1:

You’d love to keep your dog by your side all day long, but sometimes that’s simply not possible. And that’s when separation anxiety can become a problem. Training your dog to overcome separation anxiety involves several steps, including tiring your dog out before you leave, giving them boredom-busting activities to keep them occupied when home alone, and making less of a fuss when you prepare to head out. Crate training can also help, but if your pup is still struggling with being home alone, there are plenty of “wooftastic” dog trainers in Mount Vernon who can offer assistance.

Training Fun Fact #2:

The French Bulldog is one of the most popular breeds in Mount Vernon, and it’s not hard to see why these adorable little characters are so widely loved. But if you’ve welcomed a fantastic Frenchie as your newest family member, you might be wondering how to potty train your pup. While puppy training pads can be a big help, crate training your French Bulldog and teaching them to poop outside will help keep your home neat, tidy, and odor-free.

Training Fun Fact #3:

No one said training always had to be so serious, so why not teach your dog some fun party tricks? Maybe you’d like to teach your pup to cover their eyes (which is oh so cute), to jump through a hoop, or even play volleyball. Best of all, trick training doesn’t just give you some cute tricks to show off to friends and family, it also strengthens your bond with your dog and gives them some welcome mental stimulation.

Average Cost of Dog Training in Mount Vernon, NY

There’s a lot you need to consider when comparing dog trainers in Mount Vernon, NY. What training philosophy do they use? Do they have any qualifications? How much experience does the trainer have in dealing with dogs like yours? How much will training cost, and how many training sessions will you need to commit to before you can expect to see results?

If you want to socialize your puppy or master the basics of obedience training with an older dog, you might decide to register your pup for group training. This can be an excellent way to improve your dog’s behavior while getting them used to interacting with other dogs at the same time.

If you choose group classes, you’ll typically need to sign up for a 4 to 6-week schedule of classes. Prices generally range from $130 to $300 depending on the length of the course and the type of training being offered — basic puppy obedience training classes tend to be cheaper than classes designed to train older dogs or fix specific behavior problems.

However, if your dog isn’t comfortable in a group setting or requires one-on-one coaching, private training sessions may be the solution. In many cases, you can organize for dog trainers in Mount Vernon to come to you for in-home training. This means the trainer can focus on getting to the heart of your dog’s behavior or obedience issues right away, but it does come at a cost.

For a private dog training session, you may be asked to pay $100 or more per hour. Some trainers offer discounted rates if you register for a multiple-week program of one-on-one training sessions, but you’re still looking at a significant outlay.

If you’d like to save money on Mount Vernon dog training, it’s well worth downloading the Wag! app. Trainers with Wag! offer rates starting from just $60 an hour for a private consultation. This includes a customized training program for your furry friend and means you have more money left in your pocket to spend on spoiling your pooch — which we can all agree can only be a good thing.

Going Off-Leash in Mount Vernon, NY

The dogs of Mount Vernon, NY, have plenty of reasons to be pleased with their lot in life. With stacks of pet-friendly eateries nearby and no shortage of great spots to take your dog for a walk, you’ll find lots to help put a smile on your pet’s face.

Unfortunately, if you’re searching for somewhere your dog can enjoy some off-leash exploration and play, you’ll need to look a little further afield. There are several popular off-leash dog parks in New York City, but you’ll need to be prepared for a major outing to check out the best of them.

You’ll also need to make sure your dog is ready to be on their best behavior when you let them off the leash. For example, can you be sure that your dog will always come when called, even when there’s a whole lot of interesting distractions going on around them? Have they been properly socialized with other dogs, and do they know how to get along with other dogs? And if you meet new people during your visit, can you trust your dog not to jump on them?

If your pup has all the basics down-pat, you’re ready to hit the dog park. If not, start searching for dog trainers in Mount Vernon, NY, who can help you improve your pooch’s behavior.

Dog Training in Mount Vernon, NY

Finding quality Mount Vernon dog training doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, with the Wag! app, it’s downright easy. 

Once you’ve downloaded Wag! on your smartphone, it’s quick and hassle-free to compare the credentials of dog trainers near you. Trainers with Wag! boast experience in everything from behavior training to pet fostering, and all are devoted dog lovers who are keen to help your dog improve their manners.  

When you’ve found the trainer who you think will be the “pawfect” match for your pet, set up a time for a meet and greet. You can book appointments with dog trainers in Mount Vernon, NY, 7 days a week, and trainers on Wag! can work with pooches of all ages and abilities.

So if you’re eager to find reliable local dog trainers in Mount Vernon, download the Wag! app and book your pup’s first private training session today.