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If you are a dog trainer or behavior consultant seeking help on a difficult case, looking to collaborate or seeking private coaching; Anthony can help.


Anthony is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant by the IAABC and specializes in working with aggressive behavior, using a humane approach.


Qualified help for fear, anxiety, reactivity, impulse control issues, aggression and much more.


Start your puppy off right! Learn foundation skills, create rules and boundaries and get your questions answered! All training is done using a kind & humane approach.


Set your dog up for success with one-on-one training offered in the comfort of your home (or other locations you desire).


An effective way to get professional advice and coaching from the comfort of your home. We can do it all together live, in real time!


If you are seeking help due to a challenging situation or you need to make a difficult decision such as rehoming, relinquishing etc., Anthony can help you explore all of your options.


Designed to help you before you bring home your new puppy or adult dog.


Our Approach

Our approach is to teach owners how to teach, guide and navigate their dogs to success. We do this by providing one-on-one lessons that are customized for each dog and owner.


Owners will learn how to:

  • Train and work with their dog
  • Change behavior & manage behavior
  • Understand their dog and why their dog does what he/she does
  • Set their dog up for success in & out of the home
  • Create clear and consistent rules & boundaries
  • Develop a lasting and enjoyable relationship

Training is provided using positive reinforcement-based methods and a LIMA approach (Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive)

Benefits of Positive Reinforcement & LIMA Training

What is Positive Reinforcement?

Positive reinforcement means reinforcing your dog for doing the right behavior. When teaching a dog skills, we want to reinforce their behavior. When a behavior is reinforced, it is likely to be repeated. Reinforcement can be in the form of treats, toys, praise etc. Through clear reinforcement, practice and consistency, the goal is to get your dog to respond to cues with little to no food.

What is LIMA? 

LIMA is an acronym that refers to "Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive." Trainers and behavior consultants who follow the principles of LIMA, use this framework to decide how and when to use different training & behavior techniques and interventions in order to provide the most success possible. Click here to learn more about LIMA.


✓ Proven results for both training & behavior modification for dogs of all ages and breeds
✓ Training becomes enjoyable for your dog as he/she gets rewarded for a job well done
✓ Teaches skills while setting boundaries and rules in a clear and consistent manner
✓ Fosters a powerful relationship between the dog & dog owner using a friendly & humane approach

Recent Client Reviews

“Anthony is genuine, kind and caring person! He was exceptionally patient and knowledgeable of training strategies to teach us how to manage our year and a half year old dog who is reactive to dogs and obsessed with squirrels. Anthony gave us the tools, tips and strategies to work with our boy and we have made, and are continuing to make, wonderful strides!”

Traci A.

“If you are looking for a honest, loyal and extraordinary dog trainer & behavior consultant, then look no further. As a local Veterinarian on Long Island, I often refer dogs and puppies to Anthony from basic puppy training/socialization to severe aggression/anxiety. Anthony has a great way of approaching each dog with an open mind and gives honest answers and suggestions for owners. Working with Anthony will help open your eyes to triggers, body language and positive ideas that you may not have even considered prior.”

Dr. Stephanie Waters, DVM

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

“Katie Cameron of De Marinis Dog Training & Behavior has been working with both my 6 month old Wheaten and I for the past 3 months. I found Katie to be extremely knowledgeable about both theory and practice.”

Gene W.