About Your Trainer

 

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 Naomi Rotenberg, certified professional dog trainer, with dog in Pretzel Park in Manayunk, Philadelphia.

Naomi Rotenberg

MA, KPA-CTP, CPDT-KA

I know you want to enjoy your life with your pet...
and how frustrating it is when your pet's behavior is less than ideal.

I know you want what's best for your pet...
but you aren't sure how to weed through all the training advice available out there.

I know how busy you are...
and how much (or little) training you are able to fit into your hectic and over-filled daily life.

I'm here for you! I'm on your team, and I will be your coach and support while we work to transform your dog or cat into a praiseworthy pet

I've been training dogs and cats since 2013 in New York City and Philadelphia. I have improved the lives of hundreds of pets and pet owners, and I can't wait to work with you too! 

My Education, Certifications, and Affiliations

 
 Masters in Animal Behavior and Conservation, Hunter College

Masters in Animal Behavior and Conservation, Hunter College

 International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), Affiliative Member

International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), Affiliative Member

 
 Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA-CTP)

Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA-CTP)

 Pet Professional Guild, Professional Member

Pet Professional Guild, Professional Member

 
 Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA)

Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA)

 Philadelphia Animal Care and Control (ACCT), Skilled Training Partner and Volunteer

Philadelphia Animal Care and Control (ACCT), Skilled Training Partner and Volunteer

 
 

Also, cool fact: my Masters thesis was covered by Psychology Today!
Read the article HERE.

 
"Milo and I are extremely grateful to have met Naomi. It is rare to find someone who is so naturally gifted at communication with both dogs and humans, and Naomi is exceptional in this way. Her intellect and knowledge of solid theory is equally matched by her pragmatism and ability to break down steps for dog parents! She is the consummate professional, but is also a lovely human being who always comes across as altruistic in her desire to work with and help the canine-human bond."
- Erin and MILO

How I Train

I Use Positive Reinforcement

  • I teach your pet what I want him to do, and reward him for doing it.
  • I adhere to the LIMA guidelines, and use force-free, non-aversive techniques.

I Track Progress

  • I take notes and video at each training session to continuously evaluate your pet's progress.
  • I adjust the training program if necessary, to minimize stress and maximize results. 

I Make it Simple

  • I teach your pet behaviors that are easy for you both to learn. 
  • I focus on relevant skills that you will use in the real world with your pet.

 
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