Born in Long Island, Elliot Rosenberg is a Certified Master Trainer and Behaviorist who joins positive reinforcement with balanced training methods to instill trust and respect in the dogs he trains.
For over 10 years he has rehabilitated and trained hundreds of happy dogs to compete professionally in obedience, tracking, herding, agility, and protection sport. Fostering a lifelong love for learning how dogs communicate, he coaches dog trainers and pet parents on basic and advanced obedience, search and rescue, and behavior modification. Previously Elliot spent 7 years in Costa Rica training high-drive (working) dogs in a variety of dog sports. But his passion remains with owners who are desperate for help. Highly skilled in the diagnosis of behavior issues in dogs with aggression, fear, and separation anxiety, Elliot puts together specialized individual programs to tackle each problem. Elliot holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from Queens College. His best pet memories are of his Dutch Shepherds, Momba and Sergeant, whom he trained in elite search and rescue, and his German Shepherd, Troy Hartis, who he competed with internationally in Schutzhund and IPO/IGP dog sport.
Previously the owner of a successful dog training business, Dog Trainer and Behaviorist, Nicole Poliseno, brings a wealth of experience to K9 Mania. She has spent over 16 years helping some of the most desperate dog owners root out bad habits
often before they start. Nicole believes that if all dog owners do their homework and are proactive about finding the best trainer for their dogs when they are young, there would be fewer dogs in shelters. She trained guide dogs in obedience for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and has been a speaker and advocate for this worthy cause. Nicole trained under Anthony Jerone and holds a Master Dog Training Certificate from the Academy of Canine Education, Inc. She is also qualified in Animal First Aid. One of her proudest achievements was when she trained her tick and flea-ridden stray husky mix, Zak. Nicole is ready to help you take the first step towards a happy and fulfilling relationship with your dog for many years to come.
Jaime is a Certified Dog Trainer, grew up around dogs all his life. As his mom was working in pet adoption and vet facility, he has become more aware and exposed to understanding dogs and their nature.
A passionate believer of consistency in training dogs, Jaime is an expert at determining a dog’s unique temperament. Jaime is a positive and patient trainer and he believes that he can help owners to understand their dogs and helps them what to expect. Jaime earned his dog training certificate from Penn foster and got his experience in volunteering in a local dog service. He also received a certificate from PetTech for completing the K9 CPR/First Aid course. Jaime started dog training professionally in 2013 where he worked with different clients and dog breeds one-on-one and even online. Jaime helps manage aggressive and nervous dogs as well as helping owners to get their attention. He believes that patience, understanding, and consistency will help owners understand their dogs better. He hopes that through this, more owners will be educated and fewer dogs will be given away or abused. When he’s not working, Jaime enjoys martial arts and ice hockey. He also likes to exercise and play with his kids and 3 dogs at home.
Ashlee Stanco is an experienced trainer, trained dog handler, and skilled behaviorist, for over 6 years who trains dogs where others have given up. She has perfected the positive reinforcement training
method to teach basic commands and shape bigger behaviors in hundreds of dogs from puppies, to rescues, to senior dogs. Whether your dog is aggressive, scared, barks, bites, needs leash manners or socialization, or is getting used to a new family member, Ashlee can help. Ashlee works with anxious and frustrated dog parents to give them the tools and confidence to introduce the proper steps in their everyday life to make training a lifestyle. Before joining K9 Mania Dog Training, Ashlee worked as a mentoring dog trainer for groups and individuals. She assessed dogs on their behavior and recommended corrective action using positive reinforcement. Ashlee’s comprehensive and holistic approach to training means that both you and your dog will be happier and more peaceful in no time—and THAT makes Ashlee happy.
Janine grew up surrounded by animals and developed a deep love for them, particularly dogs. This allowed her to become comfortable around canines and ignited her desire to work with them in a professional capacity, eventually leading her to join K9 Mania Dog Training.
Janine has an excellent sense of humor and a deep devotion to providing safe havens for dogs.
Her relationship with clients has also proven to be a successful one. She still stays connected with many of them and has earned their complete trust with their dogs. This is due to her commitment to being a professional dog trainer and behaviorist. Her toy poodle allows her to enjoy that commitment on a more personal level, as well.
Born in Florida, Sean Reid believes that balanced training is one of the best methods to build a relationship between the dog and the owner. Sean has been in the dog training industry for 7 years. He is an expert in helping paw parents understand and identify
what they need and want for their dog. He sets both the dogs and parents for success by setting realistic expectations and consistent reinforcement. Sean enjoys playing basketball and volunteer at animal rescue whenever possible. Sean wants nothing more than for you, your family, and your dog to live a happy and harmonious life!
A graduate of Animal Behavior College with top scores, Brittany Cubano has devoted many hours as a volunteer at her local animal shelter. Her passion extends to children and sports, as well, and has spent six years teaching fencing to children
and sports, as well, and has spent six years teaching fencing to children. Brittany’s love for dogs allows her to understand their fears and the roots of their aggression. She believes in treating fear to help dogs get over their source of anxiety as a great way for them to start living healthier and happier lives. She is passionate about helping dogs and their owners develop better communication and a deeper connection to achieve the best results.
Steven Petrovich has a Master’s Degree in Psychology and grew up near Chicago with three dogs and three cats. He also worked in the healthcare industry for eight years..
providing leadership training and coaching courses at five NYC hospitals during that period. This led him to develop a passion for understanding dogs, which allowed him to cultivate the patience and drive to become a trainer. Steven loves working with dog owners who want to enrich their lives and that of their canine partners. His own blue American Staffordshire terrier helped him refine his approach at addressing behavioral issues in dogs and set him on his course to becoming a professional trainer.
of those she cared for. This love is then directed at her pure-bred Boxer, Rocky B who Tori has developed a strong bond with during their 10 years together.
Ever since finishing her dog training curriculum, Tori has been working with fur parents and their dogs. She is passionate about ensuring that both the families and their pups are happy with each other through better communication and understanding. Tori is bringing this passion to every training session she does as part of the K9 Mania Dog Training family!
Tori’s focus in training dogs is creating a positive environment and fostering companionship between the owner and dog. Much of this is down to her knowledge of the neurological aspects of training canine companions. Tori especially enjoys working with dog owners who treat their dogs like their best friends. She applies this to help clients who want to give their dogs
K9 Mania Dog Training’s mission and promise to you is that we will provide the best and most progressive balanced dog training, with the highest quality service.
K9 Mania Dog Training is a balanced dog training company Together, with our team of dog trainers and dog behaviorists…
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