A New York City-based Dog Trainer


My work as a dog trainer is guided by the philosophy of clear communication, understanding and continuous growth. The puppies and dogs I've been lucky enough to work with have been some of my greatest teachers. Just like in any relationship, clear communication is key to a stronger, harmonious bond. we're in this together! I provide customized care and training for your pets so that we're remain in stride and keep any hurdle along the course.


We provide a wide range of private classes to fit the specific needs of you and your dog. We offer a series of dog training classes for all breeds and behavior issues. We specialize in puppies, adolescent dogs, adult dogs, aggressive dogs, and rescue dogs. If you are interested in a dog walker or need dog sitting services in NYC, we offer awesome perks that include GPS tracked walks, poop alerts, and photos. We send the walk details and a map to you by email or text message. We will capture the moments and show you how much fun your dog is having out and about. We believe this way, we can increase trust by keeping you connected to every walk!
Puppies 10 week to 5 month
Dog 6 months to older
Dog 6 months to older


  • Terrence Nobles
    Michael Jackson has done wonders with our dog Brooklyn and he has taught us how to train him as well. He’s very professional and loves the dogs he works with and for that reason my wife and I had no trouble leaving Brooklyn in his hands while we were away. We recommend him for training your dog and pet sitting. Our dog Brooklyn looks forward to his walks with Michael and he has so much fun interacting with the other dogs he trains. Let us know how he was doing everyday, so we had no worries. Great job Michael Jackson.
    Terrence Nobles
    New York
  • G William Dries
    Our dog Puck was rescued as a puppy from a fighting ring. He had multiple bites on humans/dogs. After a few days working with Michael it was a night and day turn around. In the house Puck is now crate trained, stays on his cot, doesn’t bark when people come by, and no longer jumps on my girlfriend when she comes home. Outside Puck walks without stalling/smelling and walks by other dogs with little distraction. It’s not an exaggeration to say that Michael saved Puck’s life as we were completely out of options. We are so grateful to Michael and glad we have a happy/well behaved dog.
    G William Dries
    New York
  • Anthony H
    After 12 weeks Puck was a completely changed dog. Family members that saw the old Puck couldn’t believe the transformation. More importantly Puck is a calmer and happier dog now.
    Anthony H
    New York
  • Francisca Diaz-Nobles
    “It took no time for my husband and myself to feel connected to Michael, and our dog Brooklyn absolutely loved him. Michael uses a combo of structure and love which makes dogs instantly fall in love with him, so when it came time for him to pet sit for our honeymoon we had no doubt that Brooklyn would be taken care of. While away he gave us daily updates on how things were going, which we enjoyed. If your looking for your dog to be obedient and loving, we highly recommend Michael.”
    Francisca Diaz-Nobles
    New York
  • Rachel Lewis
    “MJ is the calmest, most talented dog trainer/walker/whisperer I know. I don’t think he’s met a dog he couldn’t fix. My dog LOVES him and comes home from her training walks tired and better behaved than when she left. We couldn’t live without him!”
    Rachel Lewis
    New York


Don’t know what service is right for your dog? Have questions about behavior issue you are facing with your dog or just want to discuss your dog training goals? I offer free phone consultations and would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. I provide services in New York City area including Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. I look forward to hearing from you!


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