Elli Barbosa is owner and Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Canine Behaviorist for Back 2 Basics Dog Training Inc.  She has over 12 years of training experience and worked with dogs from basic potty training to extremely aggressive behavior problems. She has experience with dogs of all ages and breeds. She is a graduate of New York City’s premier education academy, Anthony Jerone’s School of Dog Training & Career Inc.; the only dog training school in New York approved by the State Board of Education as a Proprietary School of Supervision to teach people to become certified professional dog trainers. Elli graduated top of her class and was the rare recipient of the     K-9 Gold Pin for excellence in the field of dog training.  She earned her dog training certification through a formal and rigorous program. This program included extensive classroom and practical hands-on training in all phases of obedience and canine behavior problem solving with numerous dogs of all ages, breeds, temperaments and sizes.  Elli is also a member of the  The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and an approved AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluator .   She was nominated in 2012 by the Staten Island Community for Staten Island Companion Dog Training Club For Best Pet Trainer. She was voted Third Place for Best Dog Trainer.

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Elli has had dogs all her life and currently owns 2 wonderful dogs of her own, a German Shepherd and a Cocker Spaniel. She has trained both her dogs and still trains them daily.  Elli is proud of what she does and her compassion for dogs is evident throughout her practice.  Her goal is to help owners experience the great fulfillment of dog ownership with knowledge, patience, understanding and commitment. Everyone needs a little help sometimes; why not let her help you and your dog?  Your dog will love the training, and you’ll love the results.

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