New England K-9 School for Dogs

Founded 1973 • With Angi since April 2011


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New England K-9 School for Dogs located in Hopkinton, MA serves customers in the entire New England area. From puppies to problems to protection..."For quality without compromise since 1973." Awarded "Best of Metro West." Private lessons in your home or at the school by appointment. We offer all phases of family pet obedience training. These services include basic obedience lessons, house breaking, problem dog issues, and puppy consultations through private personalized programs. We also offer specialized services which include: Schutzhund, AKC obedience competition, personal protection, tracking and guard dog training. We are proud to have the following affiliations-US Professional Dog Trainers Association and Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys (TASA), Veterinarian Approved & Recommended! We are professionally recommended by area veterinarians and trainers alike for our canine obedience training, and our Master Dog Trainer, Sol Oven, is well known among the U.S. Professional Dog Trainers Association, the American Kennel Club, Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys (TASA) and other leading organizations. Head trainer, Sol Oven has been training dogs professionally for almost 40 years. In addition to his experience training thousands of dogs throughout his career, Sol trains dogs for American Kennel Club Competition, and served as a Liaison for the Central Massachusetts Disaster Animal Response team, and was honored for his animal relief efforts in the wake of hurricane Katrina....

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Old school dog trainer, good results after the 1st class. He knows his craft 40+ years of experience.

Dog training

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After the 1st session we thought Sol would be great. But after additional sessions we decided to terminate our training with Sol (3 lessons in total). We found his techniques to be inconsistent with our philosophies. His technique is based on being extremely harsh with your dog, bordering on cruel abuse/punishment to make the dog fear you and be totally subservient. We want our dog to be obedient,...

Training a slightly aggressive, non-obedient 1 year old dog.

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Fantastic! Sol is a knowledgable, patient trainer who has helped train us, to be great owners to a young puppy. So far, we’ve seen a difference in our puppy’s behavior, after just one lesson!

Puppy Obedience Traiining

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I have had my first lesson with Sol, in the beginning I was very apprehensive because I never thought I would be one to use a choke collar. I have 4 month old Australian Shepard that I took to puppy kindergarten. She loved it because she got a treat for just about everything. She quickly learned that unless I had a treat on me, there was no reason to do what I asked her to do. Towards the end, she...

Obedience Training

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The class went extremely well. Sol is extremely competent and knows canine behavior and how to address specific issues. He is patient and educates the individual person so that he or she in turn can train their dog. I highly recommend him.

Dog training.

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Our Obedience Training Services Include: All Phases of Family Pet Obedience and Competition Basic Dog Obedience, Off-leash Training, Housebreaking, Correction of Problem Dog Issues: chewing, nipping/biting, jumping on people and furniture, hyperness, barking, aggression towards dogs and / or people, stealing items, etc., Puppy Consultations, Personal Protection, Guard Dog Training, Police Training.

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