NJ's Premier Local Dog Trainer

Pro-Dog John

Master Trainer, John Wasilishen, owner of Prodog K9 Academy and Prodogk9 Fence Company has over 200 Google 5 star reviews.

The success of Pro-Dog's programs is as rewarding to John as it is to his clients. John's expertise in canine psychology, development, and behavior will help open the lines of communication and strengthen the bond between your dog and entire family.

Give John a call or schedule a free at-home consultation below. 732.431.3211

"...Great, practical suggestions. It was very evident John has years of experience and loves dogs..." ~ Nick Delconzo

Master Trainer, John Wasilishen, owner and A.P.D.T. member is a graduate of Stockton State College and has been a professional NJ dog trainer for over 27 years. John has rehabilitated and obedience-trained thousands of dogs over the past two decades. He has successfully managed cases, from basic puppy management to extreme fear-based aggression. The one common goal throughout John's career has been clear communication, understanding, and respect between human handler and canine companion.

In 1993, he began Pro-Dog Canine Training, which has become the premiere, custom, private AT HOME service in all of Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex, and Mercer counties in New Jersey. No other services compares in terms of experience, results, or customer satisfaction.

John has training in canine nutrition by nutritionists from Iams and Eukanuba as well as with The Nutro Company. He is an active member of The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT).

John is a bully breed enthusiast and has a soft spot and passion for all breeds bully. He takes great pride and pleasure in helping new pit bull and bully dog owners build strong relationships and obedience the same way he has with his own dogs for almost 3 decades.

What our customers are saying

Over 2 decades of happy dog families. See all testimonials here.

Our Associations

Associations Pro-Dog K9 is proud to be a part of
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    Dogtra's focus is on offering user-friendly e-collars that are designed for the most demanding training conditions. Dogtra offers a complete line of e-collars from small-breed pet trainers to a variety of sporting dog units as well as K-9 Police work. Learn More »

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    The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) is a professional organization of individual trainers who are committed to becoming better trainers through education. Learn More »

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    Pet Rescue

    Pet Rescue of Mercer is an all volunteer, not-for-profit animal 501 (c)(3) rescue group based in Mercer County, NJ. PRM rescues neglected, abused, and abandoned animals from local shelters by finding quality homes for them. Learn More »

"After spending just one hour with John, our 4 month old English Bulldog, George, has shown great improvement in his behavior."
~ John & Jessica

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