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.
Working at K9 Mania Dog Training, Jake has touched the lives of so many fur parents by helping them with their dog’s behavioral issues. Thanks to his presence at our dog training facility in Deer Park, Long Island, he helps transform even more lives along with everyone else on the staff.
One of the recent families he’s helped is a German Sheperd Collie mix named Solo that struggled with crippling anxiety. Before meeting him, Solo used to refuse to leave the house and would bite his owners without warning. His owners were struggling to administer medication to calm him down and were even considering putting him to sleep. But after 3 weeks of training with Jake and the K9 Mania Dog Training family, Solo is now almost completely off his medication and is even willing to go on adventures with his family.
“I believe the most difficult behavior I’ve helped work with are fear and anxiety. There are dogs whose fears are so crippling that anything out of their comfort zone completely shuts them down. For some dogs, moving away from that kind of fear can be a very long process, while other dogs can overcome fear more quickly with the right support. You can never know how long this process can take. My advice to everyone dealing with that kind of crippling fear is just to be patient.” — Jake’s advice for working with fearful and anxious dogs.
To Jake, the most rewarding part of being a dog trainer is changing the lives of dogs AND their owners. Seeing the owners go from miserable to living the happiest life possible with their dog makes all the work absolutely worth it.
His approach to teaching is supportive, practical, and friendly and has earned the trust of many fur parents. Jake is a balanced dog trainer and uses all training methods at his disposal to achieve the best result. He believes that every dog is different and that every training style is unique to every dog.
Training is a complicated process, and it can be frustrating for dog owners when the usual methods don’t work. Jake’s advice for dog owners is to simply ask for help, get educated, and exercise patience. By seeing and learning other training methods, dog owners can find out what training style suits their dog the most.
Jake loves boxers, partly due to his admiration and respect for his grandmother’s work with them in dog shows. He considers them an extremely intelligent and fiercely loyal breed.
Sean Reid is an exceptional dog trainer with a professional, down-to-earth approach to handling embarrassing or undesirable dog behavior. This Florida-born dog trainer and behaviorist brings endless energy and passion to any situation and his addition to the K9 Mania Dog Training family has changed the lives of many fur parents and their dogs for the better.
Sean’s dog training expertise has grown over 8 years of working with dogs of all kinds, having started by managing dog daycares for more than 4 years and later working with Korean dog rescue centers to save dogs from the dog meat trade.
Now, Sean uses all of his experience, expertise, and passion for training dogs at our New York dog training facility in Deer Park, Long Island. As a balanced dog trainer, Sean handles all cases he works on with remarkable professionalism and approachability that puts dog owners at ease.
Sean takes joy in seeing his clients’ faces after helping their dogs change their behavior, such as changing their habit of guarding food or toys and being able to take them out on peaceful walks outside.
When training dogs, Sean believes that the key to success is repetition and accountability.
A crate is like a baby crib. If you’re not paying attention to your new puppy, it’s best to have them crate-trained for their safety. It’s also good for preventing potty accidents and developing separation anxiety.” – Sean’s advice for new dog owners.
Sean enjoys playing basketball, allowing him to maintain an active lifestyle. By volunteering at animal rescue centers whenever possible, he maintains constant contact with canines in various conditions.
Her uncanny ability to understand canines is almost instinctual, which is how she is able to produce amazing results as part of the K9 Mania Dog Training family.
She has resolved a multitude of behavioral problems, including pulling on the leash, jumping, obsessive barking, and aggression. In fact, one of her proudest accomplishments is being able to rehabilitate a dog with a major history of biting, thus saving him from severe consequences. Tracy is particularly passionate about giving dogs and their owners many happy years together.
What really makes Tracy so effective as a dog trainer is her remarkable ability to also understand the owners. This is essential in bridging the gap between fur parents and their canine companions so that true, deep communication can be established.
Clients who have already tried many trainers and methods to fix the problems with their dogs find success with Tracy because she truly cares. That’s why she loves working with dog owners who are frustrated because they want their dogs to reach their full potential but are having trouble doing so.
Tracy’s love for dogs goes all the way back to her younger years when she got her first dog as a little girl. Since then, she has been fascinated by how the canine mind works. During her personal time, she likes to do gardening, listen to music, and spend time with her German Shepherd, Astrid Freya.
Her addition to the K9 Mania Dog Training family has allowed her to reach even more dog owners to provide her services.
Tori has always been passionate about helping people with their dog problems. Everything from basic obedience training to rehabilitation falls under her list of specialties. Tori has a strong drive to give desperate or frustrated fur parents the solution they need to their canine issues. This is how she is able to give them the dog of their dreams.
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 extensive 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 the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Tori has a pure-bred Boxer, Rocky B, with whom she has developed a strong bond during their 10 years together. She is passionate about ensuring that both the families and their pups are happy with each other through better communication and understanding.
Brittany Cubano is an exceptional dog trainer and behaviorist, with the qualifications and experience to back it up. She is a graduate of Animal Behavior College with top scores, which provides her with a profound understanding of canine psychology and body language.
In addition to that, Brittany has also devoted countless hours volunteering at her local animal shelter. This gave her an unparalleled ability to communicate with dogs, especially canines with difficult cases that involve unwanted or even dangerous behavioral issues.
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 outcomes.
This is how she is able to consistently produce the best results when correcting undesirable dog behavior. Brittany is perfectly capable of allaying the fears and desperation of clients by expertly deconstructing and explaining what the issue is with their dogs and how she can help. Her impressive rate of success reassures clients that their dogs are in good hands.
Brittany’s passion extends to children and sports, as well, and has spent six years teaching fencing to children. This helped her develop endless patience and the ability to thrive in hectic environments.
Enzo has extensive knowledge and skill in handling, teaching, and understanding canine behavioral signals, dedicated to offering the most effective, practical solutions to his customer’s dog training requirements. He has a track record of attaining objectives, building productive relationships, and diagnosing and alleviating pressures and social anxiety that contribute to a dog’s undesirable behavior patterns.
A proud Italian-American and volunteer fireman, he grew up knowing the importance of giving back to the community, and he brought that same sense of service to his work with dogs, assisting the dog owners he worked with to better their bond with their dogs. He has a deep desire to help humans and dogs form a strong and lasting relationship.
As a dog owner of a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois Registered Service Dog, he has an excellent grasp of dog behavior, making him an ideal candidate as a dog trainer for unhappy dog owners to respond and rectify any behavioral issues with their dogs. He is driven by a tremendous desire to provide desperate dog owners with the solutions they need for their canine troubles.
Creating relationships with others is something he enjoys and succeeds at. With his core values of honesty, integrity, duty, selfless service, respect, and helpfulness to others, he is a great addition to the K9 Mania Dog Training Family to accomplish its mission of improving the lives of every dog owner.
Keith Smith is a highly skilled dog trainer who specializes in working with aggressive dogs. He looks forward to collaborating with dog owners like himself to change how dog training is done.
Keith is naturally curious, ever asking questions, ever finding solutions to dog training problems. Through his training of aggressive dogs, he can fulfill a childhood curiosity about what most people would deem too complex.
Keith looks forward to working with aggressive dogs and their owners. He believes that changing the lives of dogs and owners alike through proper dog training is a noble cause.
With his vast knowledge about dogs and their behavior, Keith is confident that he can help root the cause of aggression and modify them. Keith finds working with dogs worthwhile. He believes that there is no problem too big for dog training
As someone who enjoys every bit of his time surrounded by animals, Keith is looking to help dog owners who would like to learn about their dogs in the process
His outdoorsy nature makes him the perfect trainer. Reaching out to and helping more clients achieve their goals for their dogs is a breeze for Keith.
Keith has had a great love for dogs for as long as he can remember. To this day, he continues to train dogs and help dog owners prepare for a great life with their furry friends.
Dyese De Vito is one of K9 Mania Dog Training’s elite dog trainers and behaviorists. She’s a top-notch professional who knows dog psychology like the back of her hand.
Her capability to understand the body language of canines is unparalleled, which allows her to communicate with them on unfathomably deep levels.
This is how she is able to expertly handle difficult cases where dogs display embarrassing, undesirable, or aggressive behavior. Complex issues require a considerable amount of experience, patience, and understanding of dog psychology. All of which Dyese possesses and then some!
Dyese specializes in training high-anxiety, fear-aggressive dogs, with an emphasis on rehabilitation and socialization. By doing so, she can help dog owners with canine companions who went through traumatic events.
Having grown up in a family of pet lovers and, Dyese has been interested in dog training from an early age. She started her own business and the person behind Unruffled Paws. At K9 Mania Dog Training, Dyese uses her passion for helping dogs to provide dog owners with solutions that will help their troubled canines.
She loves working with clients who are open to learning new things and are willing to build good relationships with their dogs. Her own home now hosts a multitude of dogs, from labradors to golden retrievers to redbone coonhounds.
Ashlee Ottaviano is an outstanding dog trainer and animal lover who has extensive experience in modifying dog behavior. As a certified CGC evaluator, Ashlee is familiar with the standards for good dog behavior and has used her knowledge to create solutions to help dogs be at ease with their owners.
Before becoming a dog trainer, Ashlee already had an innate ability to calm aggressive dogs. Previously, people she worked with have noticed how she could quickly help dogs acclimate and feel more at ease with their surroundings.
Ashlee believes that giving a dog a purpose makes it easier to train them and maximize their potential. One area that Ashlee thinks she can successfully work around is fear aggression. She believes that the key to managing fear aggression is behavior modification, which provides positive results.
Ashlee loves working with phobic dogs. She looks forward to working with dog owners who may have concerns about dogs being too fearful or aggressive.
Ashlee has trained her dogs to become comfortable with their environment. As the owner of an eleven-year-old blue nose American Staffordshire and a five-year-old American pitbull who were both rescues, Ashlee empathizes with owners who want the best for their dogs.
Growing up surrounded by animals and animal lovers, Ashlee has long recognized that one cannot fix the unfixable. Instead, she believes in looking at every dog as a unique being with unique needs. For Ashlee, the first step in dog training is understanding the dog’s behavior.
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.
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