Manhattan Dog Trainers

Our mission is to provide exceptional and progressive balanced dog training, with the highest quality service. The goal is to allow our clients to have a better experience by unleashing their dog’s true potential and guiding dog owners. The process includes helping dog owners understand, communicate, work with their dogs, resolve training challenges and behavior problems in a real world setting.

We have a team of dog trainers and dog behaviorists in Nassau County, Suffolk County, Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan areas with the passion of helping dog owners achieve a happy and harmonious relationship with their dogs. From the simplest to most severe behavioral problems, K9 Mania dog training will consistently deliver results that are proven to exceed our clients’ expectations.

We work with all breeds, any dog, and any problem. If you are ready to transform your dog and your life, we are ready to help!


Rachel Blatt

Dog Trainer/ Dog Behaviorist

Rachel Blatt is one of the top dog trainers in the field and has a considerable amount of experience in handling challenging cases of embarrassing or undesirable dog behavior.
She started her own dog training business while very young and has since served hundreds of dog owners. This molded her into an extremely capable dog trainer and behaviorist.

Her experience and expertise in handling dogs allow her to provide the necessary training programs that would cater to individual needs and circumstances. Each dog is unique and each case comes with its own special conditions. Rachel tailors her approach to fixing behavioral problems based on factors that are unique to the dog.

Rachel has a profound understanding of dog psychology through years of resolving canine problems. She also has a knack for reassuring desperate dog owners that their issues can be resolved by understanding their needs. Her impressive track record of success in training and rehabilitating dogs is also a major point in her favor.

Rachel has a mellow personality and a taste for adventure. She likes to travel and meet new people, and even dreams of being a professional pasta taster! She has a 17-year-old Coton de Tulear named Chloe and a Bernese Mountain Dog named Boone.
Dog Trainer Sean Reid

Sean Reid

Dog Trainer/ Dog Behaviorist

Sean Reid is an exceptional dog training with a fantastic approach to handling embarrassing or undesirable dog behavior. This Florida-born dog trainer and behaviorist has endless energy for life and brings this passionate approach to handling dogs.

His addition to the K9 Mania Dog Training family has already changed the lives of a great many fur parents who could now breathe easy and enjoy their lives with their dogs.

Sean’s immense expertise in dog training was built up over 7 years with dozens of successful cases under his belt. He tempers being a consummate professional with an approachable air that puts dog owners at ease. This allows him to set both the dogs and parents for success by setting realistic expectations and consistent reinforcement. 

Being able to identify the factors that contribute to undesirable dog behavior and ways to help canine companions reach their full potential makes Sean easy to trust with the welfare of dogs, as well. He understands that owners need to be aware of the realities of what they can expect from their dogs in terms of improvements and eventual accomplishments.

Sean enjoys playing basketball, allowing him to maintain an active lifestyle. By volunteering at animal rescue whenever possible, he is also able to maintain constant contact with canines in various conditions. 

Josiah Arias

Dog Trainer/ Dog Behaviorist

Josiah Arias is a highly experienced trainer and dog behaviorist, with incredible insight into dog psychology. He can easily diagnose issues involving dogs, their behavioral problems, and what is causing them.

Josiah’s addition to the K9 Mania Dog Training family allows him to reach even more dog owners who are in need of his services.

His expertise allows him to help fix embarrassing dog behavior and bring out their full potential! Josiah has always been happy to be surrounded by animals and has a burning passion for helping people with their dog problems.

Josiah also loves working with dog owners who are fully committed to building strong and meaningful relationships with their dogs. He focuses on helping them reach a deep level of communication and trust. This allows dog owners to truly enjoy having their canine companions in their lives.

Elliot Rosenberg dog trainer and behaviorist

Elliot Rosenberg

Dog Trainer/ Dog Behaviorist

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.

Emmanuel Sosa

Dog Trainer/ Dog Behaviorist

Emmanuel Sosa is a highly trained and experienced dog trainer and behaviorist who has been in the industry for many years. He specializes in rehabilitating dogs who have suffered from trauma and especially enjoys seeing the looks of joy on the faces of dog owners to have well-mannered dogs.

Emmanuel has been working with dogs for more than 15 years and has been on the path of being a dog trainer since he was 9. He hasn’t looked back since and has helped countless dog owners get the canine companions of their dreams. This has earned him tons of praise from clients whose lives he has changed through his expertise.

Among the most common issues that Emmanuel encounters and deals with are dog aggression/reactivity, doorbell barking, puppy obedience, and leash pulling. Many dog owners often struggle with their furry friends because of these problems. Thanks to his expertise, however, Emmanuel makes these undesirable habits and behavior fixable through training.

Aside from being a skilled dog trainer, Emmanuel is also an experienced martial arts practitioner. He even dabbles in foreign exchange and has been doing so for the past 2 years. Emmanuelle also has a 2-year-old Morkie Schnauzer that he has extensively trained.

Our Team

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.

Our Method

K9 Mania Dog Training is a balanced dog training company Together, with our team of dog trainers and dog behaviorists…

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