Steve, the owner and head trainer of Pack Leader Dogs, is simply the best you’ll find. His knowledge and expertise in dog behavior/psychology is unparalleled, as he trains with the best in the world. He takes his craft very seriously and the results that we’ve seen in such a short amount of time speak volumes.
— Kevin P. & Tatanka

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steve del savio

Steve Del Savio, Owner & Founder of Pack Leader Dogs, is a Certified Dog Behavior Expert and Trainer who has turned his passion for animals and their behavior into a flourishing career in dog training.        

Through working with dogs for over 10 years, Steve has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience that ranges from puppy training to severe aggression along with the rarest behavioral issues and everything in between. 

In 2006, Steve discovered Cesar Millan, “The Dog Whisperer.”  He spent years studying his methods of training and dog psychology.  

He now considers Cesar not only a mentor but a great friend.  Steve continues to travel and work with Cesar regularly.

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Are you planning a relaxing vacation?  Going to be out of town on business?  Have plans for the weekend?  Has something unexpected come up?  The last thing anyone wants to do is deal with the stresses of finding someone reliable to care for their “best friend(s)” during these times.  Whatever the reason may be, rest assured that we have you covered!

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Regardless of the training option, you and your dog will receive tested and proven effective training that will last a lifetime. With commitment and consistency from you combined with our customized training plans, you will achieve the balanced relationship between you and your dog that you’ve always dreamed of.  Please check out Testimonials page to see how many lives we have changed!

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At Pack Leader Dogs, we proudly offer the highest quality dog walking experience available in Hoboken, NJ.  Every one of our walkers have been personally trained by Head Behaviorist and Assistant Trainer of Cesar Millan, Steve Del Savio.  We believe that mastering the walk is the most important thing your dog can learn and that’s exactly what we focus on.

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We will be forever customers of Steve and HIGHLY recommend Pack Leader Dog Care to anyone and everyone in the market for dog care services.
— Chrissy L. & Sadie