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  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • New York, NY 10023

Tahlor L.

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Working with Ethan, Kate and the rest of the MixyPaws team was truly a pleasure. Ethan came over to our apartment for a free consultation and got to know our pup. He asked what our goals were in training our dog and recommended a program accordingly; even though it wasn't the program with the most training sessions. The MixyPaws team continually checked in on our progress and offered almost immediate feedback via email when we replied. We eventually hired MixyPaws to walk our dog during the day and Melissa left long and detailed notes outlining how the walks went. Our dog was petrified to walk in the NYC streets when we first got him but after 2 months he's as comfortable as ever, This is a highly professional, organized and authentic service. The MixyPaws team is fully vested in your dog and you always know your dog is in great hands. Highly reccomended.

  • 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


We recommend Tom to anyone who is looking for a great dog trainer. He clearly loves dogs dearly, and will treat both you and your dog with respect. Moreover, as in the case with our Goldendoodle puppy, he will coach you and teach you how to become the leader your dog needs, so that your dog will be a happy and well-behaved member of your household. If one solution does not work, Tom will find another, until the behavior problem is solved. Tom has also provided invaluable insight into the way dogs think and what motivates them to do the things they do. He is also a great source of information on how to keep our dogs healthy and happy, and we know we can trust his advice. And, Tom is always just a phone call or email away to help with between-visit problems, or to check on progress. Tom is a very pleasant, dependable and knowledgeable trainer, who truly cares about his clients. He is both a dog and dog owner's best friend! We know our dog Bryn is very glad we found Tom, and so are we!

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

Jennifer C.

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My dog is the result of bad trainers unfortunately. He has a lot of anxiety and fear of eating which triggers his agression. What I learned from the previous trainers actually added to his fears and anxiety. I was fortunate enough to meet Evee Linden and with a short conversation she had my Grizzly figured out. She always makes herself available night and day and answers any questions you might have. She's gentle and kind and you can see her love for dogs as she works with them. Evee helps you understand everything that is going on with your dog so that you have a good understanding and see why your dog is behaving in that manner. Your bond becomes stronger and you learn exactly what to do and what not to do. By the end of the training session your dog will be kissing her because they love her as do all her clients. I highly recommend her, she's gentle and completely force free. Her knowledge of dogs is unlike no other. I wish I had met her sooner!

  • 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.

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


She is very amazing! The best trainer to have. Amazing with the dog and very people oriented. Explains everything step by step. Just an amazing person!!!

Michele's Dog Walking

New To Thumbtack

  • Brooklyn, NY 11225


I am an animal lover with free time (recent grad looking for work) and no pets (landlord is not having it!). So, until I get that house/yard in the suburbs, I'll walk your dog(s) and look after them when you're unavailable.

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