Best Dog Training in Brooklyn & Staten Island

Dog Trainer, Robert Machi

Contact me NOW for a FREE phone consultation by clicking the EMAIL DIRECT button on the top right or call (877)500-BARK (2275)! Is your puppy having “accidents”? Chewing your favorite shoes? Are you embarrassed when they bark at or jump on guests? Does your dog pull and drag you down the street when you go for a walk? Do you want these problems solved right away and in your home? I service Staten Island, Brooklyn, Breezy Point and Rockaway. Let's get started!

Joe
Joe | Staten Island

I have learned a lot of how to handle my dog. I know we all here have to be on the same page on training....

Mike
Mike | Staten Island

Robert was very thorough and helpful in helping to solve a lot of Fred's behavioral issues. We are very pleased with his and Bark Busters service....

Danielle
Danielle | Staten Island

Robert was great and addressed all issues....

George
George | Brooklyn

We were all amazed at our young pup started to sit and stay almost immediately (never saw her sit before she's so hyper!) And Robert addressed each of our concerns and questions and that's a lot of ...

Helen & John
Helen & John | Brooklyn

Robert was thorough and very enlightening on how to constructively alter Kai's negative behavior. We have a very positive outlook on continuing our training education....

Michael
Michael | Staten Island

Robert came in and was able to give us exercises to help resolve our dog's issues. Within a few minutes, we were able to see changes in her behavior. With continued practice we are confident we will ...

Allison
Allison | Staten Island

Our session helped us work with Luna and understand how to get the best out of her. Rob showed us how to approach our dog and ensure we are properly working with her....

Natalie
Natalie | Staten Island

Robert answered all of our questions and walked us through our issues. Very helpful and already saw Improvement after the first lesson....

Alex
Alex | Brooklyn

Amazing. Now I know what to do....

Lisa
Lisa | Brooklyn

We were amazed how quickly Mocha responded to simple non-aggressive language. She's a high energy pup but Rob showed us how to channel it and redirect her urges....

Christina
Christina | Staten Island

The training was informative and easy to do. Nothing was out of my control and my pop responded well!...

Milena
Milena | Staten Island

Robert was wonderful in teaching us how to communicate with Duke as well as altering our style to fit Duke's needs....

Angela
Angela | Staten Island

Within 3 hours that Robert was at my house my dog's behavior improved and her walking on the leash improved....

Erica
Erica | Staten Island

We saw improvements in our dog almost immediately - We learned the root of the cause of his aggression and feel confident that we can correct it now....

Billy
Billy | Brooklyn

Robert came for one visit and already my rambunctious puppy has started to not run for the door and has learned to stay. We are learning how to better care for our 4-month-old puppy's needs while ...

Bonnie
Bonnie | Brooklyn

Robert was organized, had a plan and knew what he was doing and my dogs responded accordingly. He made it so easy!...

Patricia
Patricia | Staten Island

Robert was great. He was articulate in his way of training. Easy to understand on how to handle my dog....

Susan
Susan | Brooklyn

Our experience was eye-opening. Robert explained everything perfectly. He showed us what we were doing right and more importantly wrong. As first time dog owners he gave us the confidence to properly ...

Claudia
Claudia | Staten Island

Robert was knowledgeable and patient. He understood our concerns and was able to make suggestions on how to improve behavior. My dogs responded to him immediately and he coached me and my daughter to ...

Louis
Louis | Staten Island

Robert was amazing. I see Improvement already in the first day of training....

Nikhitha
Nikhitha | Brooklyn

It was a great learning experience for Nikhil and I. We now understand how to read Dom's body language and communicate with him....

Liz
Liz | Brooklyn

First visit taught us so much we did not know as first time dog owners. We are surprised at the immediate response....

Richard
Richard | Staten Island

We saw almost immediate response from Kona to Rob. He handled her with confidence and love. Rob instructed us well and we practiced initial routines until we were comfortable and Kona was responsive. ...

Jenna
Jenna | Brooklyn

Rob was able to connect and reach Sprocket so easily. To see our dog lower his guard and feel secure was such an incredible feeling....

Kathy
Kathy | Staten Island

Thank you, Robert!...

Jorge
Jorge | Staten Island

We were very impressed by the effectiveness of the exercises in the quick response from Argos to the new rules. Robert is incredibly knowledgeable and clear in his explanations. We are very pleased ...

Jon
Jon | Staten Island

I am learning to speak dog much better. Reinforcing simple ideas with specific techniques....

Stefania & Chris
Stefania & Chris | Staten Island

Rob was very professional and took a lot of time explaining the challenges of training a puppy and provided several written documents of tips as well as a prepared schedule to get the puppy on a ...

Anthony
Anthony | Staten Island

Our important issues were addressed and resolved in the first session. We can't believe our dog responded so quickly. We will keep up what we were taught today. Looking forward to using what Robert ...

Mark
Mark | Staten Island

I found today's training experience to be very beneficial - very informative experience....

Robert
Robert | Staten Island

Very helpful in the training of my dog, Tess....

Nancy
Nancy | Staten Island

Absolutely blown away. Rob did a fantastic job. He heard our concerns and worked with us with our new pup, Nika. Extremely non-judgmental and welcoming. Answered our million questions!...

Lisa
Lisa | Staten Island

Very patient and informative. I already see a change in Daisy and learned some techniques in training her....

Tiffany Lu
Tiffany Lu | Brooklyn

Robert was really informative. I noticed a difference in our dogs' issues within the first 10 minutes he was here which was very surprising. Definitely would recommend Robert to others....

Nicole
Nicole | Rockaway Park

Robert was very helpful with Sophie. We were extremely surprised with the techniques that appeared to work right off the bat....

Tim
Tim | Staten Island

Robert helped us realize how to show Kallie that we are the boss. He showed us how to stop her from barking....

Samantha
Samantha | Staten Island

Robert did amazing at coaching us on body language and "doggy language." We see a lot of improvement in Bobo's Behavior already....

Eva
Eva | Brooklyn

Grayson was responsive to the commands in the first visit. We learned new and positive ways to help Grayson. We are confident we will be able to enjoy our new puppy more with these positive ...

Alexa
Alexa | Brooklyn

Great experience! Learned many new tools that will help training continue smoothly. Extremely educational. Saw a differences within the first session....

Darlene
Darlene | Staten Island

Robert is very direct in his approach to training which is what Coco & I both need!...

Brittany
Brittany | Brooklyn

Robert was very good at teaching Rocco what not to do as well as teaching me how to approach different scenarios. I definitely recommend Robert!...

Jena
Jena | Staten Island

In 2 hours, Robert was able to address the core issues & teach me strategies to begin correcting the behavior. I already see improvement....

Patricia
Patricia | Staten Island

We worked on claiming space and I saw a remarkable difference in Theo's behavior using the techniques provided. Rob used common sense approaches and calm words but taught us to be in control of our ...

Mirelys
Mirelys | Staten Island

The training session went really great. We got to work immediately and throughout the process Robert calmly explained and demonstrated the methods. He talked about understanding my dog's body language...

Paula
Paula | Staten Island

We learned a lot today. Rob was very professional, knowledgeable and great with our dogs. He showed us ideas and brought a lot of materials. I'm not disappointed in today's session....

Peter & Laura
Peter & Laura | Staten Island

We practiced leash walking up & down the block and front door excitement....

Alice Cohen
Alice Cohen | Staten Island

Rob was wonderful! We are looking forward to watching our puppy improve. We will definitely recommend Rob to others....

Tanya
Tanya | Brooklyn

This is the first Improvement in Danny's behavior! Robert explains everything clearly, patiently and makes everything look easy....

Meredith
Meredith | Staten Island

I feel more confident in how to start correcting the behavior and issue with Chloe's guarding using the commands and tools Robert provided me with. Very patient and kind....

Yahveh and Dailyn
Yahveh and Dailyn | Brooklyn

Today's session was outstanding! A lot of things are beginning to make much more sense in regards to Chewy's behavior. Rob was very thorough and clear with what needed to be done in order to address ...

Holly
Holly | Staten Island

Robert was knowledgeable and the training was detail-oriented. Gus responded quickly to the new rules....

Michael & Elaine
Michael & Elaine | Staten Island

Robert is amazing! He taught us a lot of tips and knows dogs very well. Expert! Very happy with his training today. Thank you!...

Bobby
Bobby | Brooklyn

Robert was able to help imitate scenarios that usually trigger Koda and use these to help show me how to address them and why. Overall, knowing how I should approach the relationship with my dog will ...

Kristen
Kristen | Rockaway Park

Great session. Sammy is already improving the way he walks on leash. He's able to listen when someone enters the home which is a great Improvement to where he was....

Thomas
Thomas | Brooklyn

Rob did a great job helping us to understand what our puppy needs to keep her happy and as under control as a puppy can be:)...

Christine
Christine | Staten Island

Robert demonstrated very effective techniques and training exercises. We feel excited and confident that we will continue these exercises each day. We already see positive results. Robert is very ...

Michael
Michael | Staten Island

My training experience with Robert was excellent and reassuring. My dogs are already progressing just after one 3-hour session and I am so grateful and looking forward to working with Robert moving ...

Timothy
Timothy | Staten Island

Great introductory session....

Kim
Kim | STATEN ISLAND

Robert was very professional. He provided us with resources that we can refer to and continue to support us throughout the session....

Laura
Laura | Brooklyn

Robert was extremely helpful addressing all my concerns with Scout. I saw improvements with him immediately. He left me with clear instructions on how to get Scout on a good schedule and better ...

Danielle
Danielle | Staten Island

Robert truly made us feel comfortable and confident when we went through the session. He was extremely patient knowledgeable and provided us with strategies that worked immediately. We are thankful ...

John & Dawn
John & Dawn | Staten Island

We had success with Apollo from the moment Robert walked in. We understand more about leadership habits and being assertive. Green zone is the goal! Leash walk outside was good training, too....

Pamela
Pamela | STATEN ISLAND

Robert was very informative in common teaching my family how to handle our dogs....

Mary & Ricky
Mary & Ricky | Staten Island

It was a positive experience. We noticed changes in our dog's behavior immediately. She warmed up to Rob during the session which was great....

Anna
Anna | Staten Island

Robert was incredibly kind, professional, patient, and not in the least bit judgmental. He stood outside for over an hour (to accommodate our dog) and coached us through the phone for just the first ...

Nicole
Nicole | Brooklyn, Kings

Robert was an absolute joy to work with! He was able to help dexter overcome years of abuse and neglect from previous owners. Highly recommended! Thank you so much!...

Faye
Faye | Staten Island, Richmond

Rob gave us good tips and a plan to follow. Our dog began responding quickly. We look forward to our next visit and the progress to follow....

Kathleen
Kathleen | Brooklyn, Kings

I had the first consult with Rob Machi for my dog, Dory, who needs help with barking (especially on walks) and learning who is in charge (she is shocked to learn that it is actually me). The first ...

MaryEllen
MaryEllen | Staten Island

Despite completing a 6 week training class, and consistently incorporating the learned techniques, we were beginning to accept the fact that Barney Waffles would never venture out beyond his ...

Janet and Mark
Janet and Mark | Staten Island

Robert Machi was very courteous, knowledgeable, professional, and helpful at our initial training session. We learned a lot and we put into practice what we were taught by Rob. Has been very ...

michael
michael | Staten Island

One session in the books with Robert and our puppy, Buster, is responding very well to the techniques that we learned. The approach is easy to follow and sustainable. Bark Busters is highly ...

Danielle
Danielle | Staten Island

We cannot say enough good things about Robert. He came into our home and was encouraging, enthusiastic, extremely knowledgeable and experienced, understanding and compassionate. Many people are quick ...

Morgan
Morgan | Brooklyn

Robert was wonderful with Winnie and us from the very beginning. Our dog has a lot of anxiety and fear, and Robert was able to address all her issues with effective exercises to help her take steps ...

Joanie
Joanie | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert is amazing! He was able to see exactly who our dogs are, and help us target the behaviors we are trying to correct. Our pups enjoyed our session, and I love that we used praise, instead of ...

Sandina
Sandina | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert certainly lives up to the title Master Dog Trainer! Within one session, our Stella now follows our lead and is responding to us learning to lead and speaking dog to her. I highly recommend ...

Sean
Sean | BROOKLYN

My wife and I were at wits' end with our 11 year old dog Ginger's barking. Ginger would bark on end every time the door bell rang. This barking would continue when a visitor would enter our residence....

Dorothy
Dorothy | Staten Island, Richmond

I’m blown away by the difference one visit with Robert Machi made with our Roxy!! Five minutes after he arrived I was able to stop Roxy from jumping on Robert and by the time the session ended I was...

Danny
Danny | Brooklyn

I am so glad that I reached out to BarkBusters and connected with Robert. I recently adopted a 2 year old Chihuahua “Applesauce” who has separation anxiety. In addition, Applesauce will regularly ...

Andrea
Andrea | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert was amazing, he explained everything to me and Roni loved him....

Dana
Dana | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert has such a calm, understanding nature, which made our pup so responsive to training! We were able to ask as many questions as needed and have felt supported ever since our first meeting....

CARL
CARL | Staten Island, Richmond

ROB WAS GREAT! HE HAD OUR PRECIOUS PUP DOING THINGS WITHIN 10 MINUTES THAT WE COULD NOT ACHIEVE ON OUR OWN. LEFT US A DETAILED PLAN, SPENT THREE HOURS WITH US AND WE COULDN'T HAVE BEEN HAPPIER. WE ...

Diane
Diane | Staten Island

Rob was easy to talk to and listened to all of our concerns. He addressed our issues and provided us with the tools to correct the problems. Polar no longer jumps and nips when we walk in the ...

ANNMARIE
ANNMARIE | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert took the time to understand the problem and started working with me on them immediately. Best part next day while doing the instructions he gave us, we've already seen improvement....

Megan
Megan | Staten Island

Robert was very knowledgeable and helpful at our first training lesson. We were given easy to follow instructions on how to help correct the issues we are having with jojo and I look forward to seeing...

Ron
Ron | Brooklyn, Kings

Rob was technically outstanding, on meeting him you quickly realize he is excellent in training both humans and dogs (order intentional..) and understands how to address the basics that will make ...

Angela
Angela | Brooklyn

Our first session with Robert was more than expected. He was calm, showed us great exercises and answered all our questions....

Cary Anne
Cary Anne | Rockaway Park, Queens

Rob trained our last dog so when we found ourselves with a new one, contacting Rob was a natural part of our plan. We really enjoy Rob and his approach. The difference was he was able to include our...

Diana
Diana | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert is super and amazing. Xylas and Xahna were comfortable as Robi and I were. This experience and lessons learned are very beneficial to us all. We appreciate Robert and his patience....

Sarah
Sarah | staten island

My family and I were extremely happy with Eli's lesson! Robert's demeanor and explanations made it easy for everyone to follow through with directions and understand the rationale for everything that...

Taylor
Taylor | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert is a dog whisperer! From the minute he starts working with you, you will see just how knowledgeable he is about the subject of training dogs. Kipper has severe anxiety and struggles with ...

Eric
Eric | Brooklyn

Robert is an exceptional trainer. He is knowledgeable, patient and easygoing. My puppy exhibited improved behavior after the first lesson and continues to get better. Robert is also accommodating and ...

Monica
Monica | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert was an absolute pleasure! He truly cares not only about your dog, but also about how you and your family use his techniques consistently. Throughout my training with my seven month old ...

Rosemary
Rosemary | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert was excellent and very patient. Cody tends to be a little stubborn but I learned how to deal with it thanks to Robert. Believe it or not, I can actually tell you that after his visit I already...

Gina
Gina | Staten Island

Rob was friendly, professional and courteous. He had a great rapport with our new puppy and put him and us at ease immediately. He gave us helpful tips and demonstrated how we can give Enzo commands...

Michelle
Michelle | Staten Island, Richmond

Bark Busters takes a whole new approach on training. They don’t use bribery or fear, they use trust, respect and communication. From the moment Robert entered my house, he was calm and patient with ...

Alexandria
Alexandria | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert was so helpful. From the time he came in he immediately started working on training. He taught us what to do and what not to do with our puppy and everything has been effective so far. I am ...

kerri
kerri | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert was excellent from the minute he walked through the door. My puppy responded to him immediately and he handled my crazy dog with love and respect. Robert explained why dogs behaved the way they...

Debra
Debra | Staten Island, Richmond

Robert, we can’t thank you enough! I already see improvement after our 1st session was over! This is the best day I’ve had with my 2 puppies since I took them home! They didn’t bite me all day ...

Donna
Donna | Staten Island

Rob is an excellent trainer. He understands all aspects of dog behavior and the interactions with humans. Rob spent almost three hours with us during this first session but the time flew for all ...

Vincent
Vincent | Staten Island, Richmond

Great trainer! Robert worked with both my dogs. Within mins my dogs were not running out with the door open. Good guy; cares for the animals and followed up with calls, emails, & training. Robert...

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