Hoboken is full of amazing shops and restaurants — there’s no doubt about it. But sometimes it takes a personal recommendation to take a business over the edge. Luckily, the Hoboken Girl Facebook Insiders group plus a few Yelpers have tons of tips, comments, and suggestions about the best places to visit + resources in and around Hoboken. Once again, you asked and the Insiders answered. Take a look at this thread of recommendations for where to get your puppy trained in Hudson County + beyond.
“Steph took our sweet but stubborn pup and turned her into a wonderfully well-behaved dog. Our biggest struggle was getting our dog to come when called in high-energy environments, like a dog park. After just one remote collar training session the improvement was drastic.” — Meredith M.
Steph Mahrle-Mishra is the owner of Good Karma Training. She’s a licensed New York State dog trainer that offers both in-home, and board and train services for obedience training and dog behavior modification. She can confidently resolve a host of dog behavioral issues which is not limited to aggression, anxiety, and fear. She also offers training off-leash. Good Karma Training services the Northern New Jersey area including Hoboken, Jersey City, Bayonne, Newark, Montclair, and more.
Hudson Barks | Weehawken
“I never write reviews but Hudson Barks merits one. I started private sessions with them and I have to say my life has completely changed. My dogs have too many issues to list… I never thought my dogs could change. But Hudson Barks trainers are super patient and throughout. I can see a huge difference after only one class.” — Jessi R.
Women-owned and operated, the Hudson Barks team offers professional dog walking, dog sitting, dog boarding, and positive dog training in Weehawken and bordering areas including the waterfront in Hoboken, Edgewater, North Bergen, West New York, Union City, and surrounding areas. It uses positive reinforcement dog training methods and can walk/train/dog-sit your new puppy, shelter dog, rescue dog, pure-bred dog, senior dog, old dog, aggressive dog, reactive dog, or shy dog.
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K9 Boot Camp | 169 Hackensack Street, East Rutherford
“I took my dog for Puppy Kindergarten at K9 Boot Camp in East Rutherford. Can’t say enough good things!” — Natalie Hernandez
It may be slightly far from Hoboken, but K9 Boot Camp in East Rutherford will turn out major results in your puppy’s behavior. K9 Boot Camp offers clients a myriad of options, from solo lessons to group lessons.
Off-Leash K9 Training | 123 Main Street, Paramus
“Off-Leash K9 Training, LLC couldn’t recommend more! Our goldendoodle is like a human now.” — Sharon Simon
Turn your rowdy rascal into a canine of cuteness with Off-Leash K9 Training. Owner Jacqueline is a Certified AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and a Therapy Dog Evaluator. Off-Leash K9 also offers nose work classes for interested parties.
“Joana did an EXCELLENT job training me, which in turn has helped me train my puppy, Lana. Her in-home puppy kindergarten session proved to be one of the best investments I’ve made in a long time.” — Leah D.
The counselor’s Sit and Stay Dog Training have all the remedies for your puppy’s bad habits and serve Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Union, and Morris Counties. Aside from the typical puppy training group classes, Sit and Stay will schedule private sessions with your pup to help get your four-legged friend trained. Sit and Stay is also certified to train dogs as therapy dogs.
“Wags and wagons! Rachel is the trainer and she’s amazing!” — Lisa Barbuto
Bring your furry friend to Rachel at Wags and Wagons for training, walking, and socialization activities. Wags and Wagons is currently accepting new clients in Hoboken, Jersey City, + surrounding areas — so contact her now to schedule a fun day for your pet. Both one-on-one and group sessions are available.
“Hi! I run my own pet service and am happy to help train your pup to be crate-trained! The Cuddly Cottage” — Kimberley Bueno
Based out of Hoboken, call up The Cuddly Cottage to take care of your precocious pup or curious cat for the day. Not only do they walk and play with your pets while you’re away, but they pamper them too with a much-needed mini-vacay.