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  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Brooklyn, NY 11212


I have been cleaning apartments for the last 30 years in NY. Some of my clients have used my services for 20 to 30 years. I do pretty much anything that relates to apartment cleaning, including ironing and laundry. I also babysit, walk dogs and feed cats. I am friendly and honest, and I speak and read English fluently. I look forward to hearing from you!

  • 20 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Warwick, NY 10990

Danica C.

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Kristen is amazing. We were looking for a trainer who could help us with both training and therapy with a 3 year old samoyed who had suffered a carpal (wrist) injury. Kristen's experience as a breeder and trainer of working dogs combined with her experience as a vet tech made her the perfect choice and we're lucky we found her. Kristen primarily works with Australian Shepherds, breeding training and showing, but she is great with all breeds. Do you know she has shown dogs at Westminster? Our Samoyed Lulu had an accident a year ago and her carpal joint had become inflamed. Lulu's stomach doesn't tolerate NSAIDS, and Lulu was in pain and picking up some bad habits. Kristen took over and got everything on the right track right away. First, Kristen helped us find a course of treatment that helped relieve Lulu's worst symptoms without harming her stomach, stabilizing her for the next step. Then Kristen designed a course of training to simultaneously strengthen Lulu's muscles and joints. (Not just her wrist) to better support her weight, while also training Lulu for obedience. Kristen even managed conversations with a local vet to get the right combination of meds for Lulu including gabapenton. Kristen went far beyond what we expected. I can't think of a better resource for training, working with physical challenges , coordinating treatment and doing it all seamlessly. For any job, from basic puppy training to working dog training to complex cases like ours, you won't find anyone even close to Kristen. Thanks Kristen!

  • 24 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Brooklyn, NY 11233


I had worked with several Dog Trainers in NYC before I met Pete, and after working with him I will never use another. I had a bottle fed Pitbull, who had severe aggression issues, and it was coming to a point where I was becoming hopeless. That was until I met Peter Caine. Through his strict obedience training, repetition, and constant vigilance Harley became a different dog. I only recommend Peter Caine to anyone that has a dog in the NYC area. His Board & Train will work wonders. Pete makes training fun, and keeps it simple. He genuinely cares about his clients, and will always make you laugh. For anyone that has a dog, whether it is a puppy, or an older dog with issues Peter Caine is the man for the job. Thanks for everything Pete!

  • 15 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Bloomingdale, NJ 07403


My family's experience with the Dog Tamer was amazing. I called Tom when my German Sheppherd was about 10mos, in that conversation almost in tear's I told Tom I may have to get rid of her she just was a handful. I had tried another trainer I had bought every training device nothing was working she was jumpy, nippy and severely energetic. Tom had said let me come a few times and I guarantee you'll see a difference. Well within 1 session Bacci was a different dog, we did 3 additional sessions and each time he left i would just say wow how does he do that. Staying on top of Bacci keeping up with all Tom taught us has made it possible to keep her and can't imagine not having her now. Thank You Tom!

  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Franklin Square, NY 11010


5 stars does not even do justice! Dog palace was able to do what my previous 2 trainers- one private and one from a very well known company- were not able to do. And that is explain my dog's behaviors and why he has them and how to work past them. The prong collar that the first trainer put on my dog and that the second trainer told me my dog would always have to wear is not only gone but not needed nor was it ever needed knowing now what I know. I thought having a very large, nervous, aggressive dog meant always having to isolate him. But with Evee's knowledge and patience and love of what she does, my dog is happy and thriving. And for that, I could not be happier. It took 3 trainers but I finally found not only the right one- but the best out there!!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Hawthorne, NJ 07506


Private and Group Lessons available. Our classes are held Wednesdays at the beautiful Madison Dog Resort and Spa in Waldwick, NJ; Mondays at J-B Pet in Hawthorne, NJ. Canines Can Do, llc will help to train your dog to be great family member that can go anywhere and do anything. Private in-home lessons, semi-private and group classes available. Dorice Stancher, MBA, CPDT-KA is the first trainer in the NJ/NYC area to qualify for the AKC Community Canine Award, an advanced title. Here are the high-level behaviors you and your dog will learn to do as a team without the use of a shock collar or punishment focused training: -The Basics (Sit, Down, Stand) -Leave It (for food and other distractions) -Wait/Stay self-control exercises at doorways and before meals -A reliable Recall/Come using sound and voice -Walking nicely on leash -No jumping -No barking (Quiet command) -Go to bed/place -Indoor and outdoor manners training and preparation for the AKC STAR Puppy, Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and Canine Good Citizen Advanced (CGCA) or Therapy Work A little about your trainer...Dorice Stancher, MBA, CPDT-KA has competed and earned titles with her dogs internationally and has appeared on the popular television shows "Good Day NY" on FOX and "The Pet Stop with Dr. Brian Voynick" NJN 12. She is also a writer for "Web Vet" and the "AKC Family Dog" and "AKC Gazette". She won the Dog Writer's Association of America 2013 AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Award for canine writing excellence. EDUCATION: Dorice studied with renowned veterinary behaviorist Dr. Ian Dunbar, and is one of the few Certified Professional Dog Trainers (CPDT) in the state, independently evaluated through a national exam which requires continued study in order to maintain certification. She is also a professional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) an uses only vet-approved methods. Her outstanding results are evident in her loyal following and the accomplishments of her own dogs. Dorice has even taught celebrities! Having taught Canine Kayaking and Paddleboarding at the Adirondack Museum's Dog Days of Summer for the past four years, last year's surprise guest was John Grogan of "Marley and Me" fame. She also consulted to an Animal Planet producer for the show "It's Me or the Dog". The true test of a trainer is a review of what they have done with their own dogs... Her dog "Krista" (Canadian champion Holweit's Red Grenadine, CGC, CGCA, RN, HI, Thd.) was the first dog certified for the AKC Canine Good Citizen Advanced (CGCA) title in 2013 and is also titled in sheepherding, obedience/rally and the AKC Therapy Dog title for her outstanding record of service to others. She skijors, surfs, kayaks and paddle boards with her when not competing. Her rescue dog, Charly (Holweit's Charlotte's Web, HI) has overcome her anxiety issues and earned a Herding title. Her dog, "Duffy" (Holweit's Stancher, CGC, RN, RA, CD, CDX*, Herding Instinct Certified, Therapy Evaluator Dog) also a soft-coated Wheaten Terrier received the prestigious AKC ACE nomination and NJVMA Silver Award, as well as the Canadian Wheaten Ambassador Award for his five years of outstanding fundraising for the American Cancer Society and impressive work as a therapy dog and evaluator dog. COMMUNITY SERVICE: Canines Can Do gives back to the community. Dorice has spent 10 years as a therapy dog trainer and evaluator for The Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs (a national organization) with a 100% success rate. As Director of the Camp Dream Street Pet Therapy Team she provides children with cancer and other serious blood disorders an opportunity to interact and enjoy friendly fully-certified therapy dogs. She recruits, trains and evaluates dogs for this valuable service, (and private donations make it possible for the children and their siblings to attend camp for free) FMI on donating or attending camp please contact Lisa Robbins at the JCC in Tenafly, NJ.

  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • New York, NY 10023

Naomi H.

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Pawsatively Love is exactly what the name says! Elizabeth Wood who heads the company came into our lives thanks to the recommendation of a trainer who knew that our dog Georgia, a muscular, reactive bundle of energy, could not be handled by just anyone. That was almost a year ago and we are all--including Georgia--so happy and grateful to have Elizabeth in our lives. In addition to being knowledgeable, totally responsible and reliable, Elizabeth clearly loves our four legged kids. If we had tails, we would wag them as enthusiastically as Georgia does when Elizabeth arrives. Highly recommended, totally trustworthy and intuitively in synch with her charges. Two paws up (or should I say four?)!

  • 21 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Luann J.

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I have two dogs that are being trained by Mr. John Browne. My first dog Makita is a Siberian Husky that I rescued from the pound over 3 years ago. I was told that she was not able to be trained by the pound and many trainers and training centers. She was even thrown out of one. Mr. Browne was our last hope. Mr. Browne was the only trainer who knew the breed. Within 3months Makita was obedience trained and even able to walk off leash. within another 3 months. She received her AKC CGC Title and even got modeling jobs and a role in a short film. I received an Alaskan Malamute named Balto a year ago. I signed him up with Mr. John Browne and Balto is so well trained that he got his service dog certification and license from our town this past year. Balto is also on TV and does print work as well as therapy work for children and seniors. I continue to bring both of my dogs to Mr. Browne because of the K-9 Centers lifetime training and the expertise of Mr. Browne. The center also has convenient training hours. I highly recommend The K-9 Center for all dogs including family pets, protection training, to working pets of all kinds. I also have to thank Mr. Browne for saving Makita's life.

  • 9 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Newark, NJ 07105


I had gone through obedience training with my puppy before and thought she might be untrainable until Linda came along. She was great, and I saw immediate results after the very first session. Definitely recommend!

  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Brooklyn, NY 11225

Ian P.

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We chose Kellie not only because one of our cats' name is Gonzo, but also for her unmatched prices. We never had to hire a pet sitter, and were worried, but Kellie put every worry at ease. Despite only having reviews for dog training/walking, we quickly found out that Kellie has a real connection with all sorts of pets. Each of the 10 days we were gone from our kitties, we got a nice, long email from Kellie updating us on everything they were up to-- including photos and videos! We couldn't have been more surprised or impressed with Kellie's incredible service. No anxieties about being gone from the cats. The cats really liked her, and we could tell she truly enjoyed spending time with them as well. We even recommended her to some friends who were leaving over the holidays too who told us that she is hands down the best pet sitter they've hired in the handful of years they've lived in New York City. We highly recommend hiring Kellie and will definitely be asking her to watch our cats next time we leave town. Thanks Kellie!

  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • New York, NY 10016


I was a mentor for volunteer dog walking at ACC for two years.In order to walk dogs the volunteers had to pass my test. I also did cat care, adoptions and dog walking.The dogs that i walked were very high energy and large animals. Pits, Rotties and G. shepherds were the majority of my responsibilities.We had a small area for small dogs and I also worked with them. I also have volunteered at the ASPCA for six years. I do mostly work with cats and kittens I am also am an adoption counselor, FIR volunteer, syringe feeding, socialization of 3-8 week old kittens and work with all ages of cats.My F.I.R.(rescue) work was mostly working with behavior. These dogs and cats were from Hoarders or puppy mills so they lacked the socialization of normal animals. All of these experiences make me very able to meet every challenge.If you need to meet before hiring me, please email me. I am a start up business so please call me and we can talk about any problems that you may have with my experience or quote. I thank you for this opportunity to take care of one or more of your "babies" Be well Jeff Silverstein

  • 22 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Demarest, NJ 07627

Celia M.

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Ramella is wonderful! Our 3 year old hound mix dog needed to be trained for several things . . . Sparky barks a lot, he can sometimes be aggressive and nips at people myself included. He also finds it difficult to get a long with other dogs. Ramella came to our house and immediately went to work on Sparky. The beauty of Ramella’s training is that she doesn’t just train the dog and then give you a list of TO DO things that you have to do on your own. She actually explains in detail the REASON behind the dogs behavior and how we as humans are also responsible for the reactions we get from our dogs and how we also had to change our behavior towards my beautiful Sparky. Ramella very quickly resolved his barking, aggression and breaking of house ground rules. In addition she bought her own dogs so that she could train Sparky to get along with other dogs. It was a BIG hit as her dogs are so well trained and friendly. I would recommend Ramella a 100 fold to anyone that wants good service for their dogs.

  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • New York, NY 10029

Ross T.

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Kenneth is excellent to work with and extremely knowledgeable about all different dog breeds. He teaches consistency which we know is of the utmost importance. Many trainers I spoke with before hiring Kenneth were a bit "over the top"in their approach. Kenneth was willing to go to my son's apartment and train him on his turf which is what we felt would be best. I highly recommend him as a a dog trainer and would be happy to speak with anyone interested in hiring him

  • 57 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Midland Park, NJ 07432

Kim N.

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Babette was a great instructor. Very knowledgable and helpful! Truly expresses a love for what she does, which is reassuring for any skeptical attendees. Also the pricing is absolutely fantastic in comparison to other local trainers who want to charge you an arm, leg and your first born child! Overall, I was very satisfied and would recommend to others.

  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Brooklyn, NY 11226


I am a very experienced, highly trained and mature trainer with great credentials. I use humane, dog-friendly techniques based on science. I can help with problems from aggression to manners training.

  • New York, NY 10004


The Delighted Dog, business led by Rakel's husband, Jose Villalon, has been serving New Yorkers for almost a decade, and we want you to have the peace of mind that only the right care for your pet can bring about. Whether you are away for the weekend or on an extended vacation or business trip, you know that your cat and dog are most comfortable at their own homes. Reliable and with years of experience, reach out to Rakel with your overnight sitting needs, and she'll get back to you within hours. The good thing is your baby won't even know you're gone. The bad thing is well, your baby won't even know you're gone!

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