Welcome to Dot’s Dog Training and Pet Services

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If you need help improving your dog's behavior you've come to the right place. Our trainer can help you with an array of issues including but not limited to:

New Puppy or Dog Selection

Basic Manners

Tricks Training


Excessive Barking



Chewing /Destruction

Mouthing /Nipping

Reactive Dogs

Resource Guarding (possessiveness)

Pulling on Leash

Separation Anxiety

Shy or Fearful Dogs


We are based in the Patterson, NY and service all of Putnam County, Manhattan, and select areas in Dutchess County. Traveling outside these areas is available on a case to case basis only. Please call to inquiry about availability.


Our services include: private in-home dog training, behavior consultations, and semi-private dog training sessions. We use fun, modern, force free, scientific based methods that help you improve the communication and strengthen the bond where the leash is not the only thing connecting you to your dog. Check out our Mission Page to read more about us.


All dog training and behavior consultations are done by Dorotea Rivera-Field, CPDT-KA who is:

    • •Certified by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (ccpdt.org)
    • •Professional Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (apdt.com)
    • •Certified in Pet CPR and First Aid by the American Red Cross

Click here to learn more about our trainer, Dorotea Rivera-Field, CPDT-KA.

CALL US: 845-206-WOOF (9663)

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"Man masters nature, not by force but by understanding. "

- Jacob Bronowski 1953