I am being greeted by a captive wolf in
I am (far right) petting a captive

Barbara Rivera

Do you know me?
You may have known
me as
Barbara Pellegrini of
B. Pellegrini's Dog
Training Service.

"Every student gets my 110% commitment to their success.  
It is important to me that dogs (and their humans) thrive."

See what past clients think of me:
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Education and Experience:
Barbara has..
In my past I have worked as Veterinary Technician and as an
Emergency Vet Technician.
I have worked with domestic and exotic animals.

In addition to dog training, my interests
lie here:  
I  speak, write and teach about empowered childbirth.
I also home school 3 children.
Over 20 years of experience as a professional dog
trainer solving problems within the home.
Studied animal behavior and psychology at Cook
College, Rutgers University.
Studied dog behavior through attending seminars at
Cornell University & with Cesar Millan.
Studied captive wolves at Wolf Park, Indiana.
Teaching good eye contact- which
is essential for an obedient dog.
A happy dog who is willing to please
and eager to learn.

I have been providing expert
dog training services in the
NJ, NY area
for over 20 years.
Crate-LESS Housebreaking
and Home Freedom is my
ABOVE: Oscar & I
Trust is essential for a good relationship
with your dog.  Learning together in a
positive way creates that bond.
About Us
Some personal photos
My rescue, Rex, (deceased) and
my son in 2009.
ABOVE: Cesar Milan and I after his workshop. He was very kind.
ABOVE: An orphaned kitten. Now Dexter, my son.
Dexter with my daughter on the right. Our family has 5 cats.
The Happy Puppy School               Call 1-732-750-2698
Live long and prosper.