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Veteran owned & operated, over 20+ years of experience

Ridgeside K9 New England

Ridgeside K9 New England (RSKNE) was established as a result of a lifelong passion and dedication to training dogs and bridging the gap of miscommunication between them and their owners. We have over 20+ years of experience training farm and working dogs, police canines, and thousands of pet dogs.  Our head trainer, Chris Martinese, is committed to providing a comprehensive level of training that will last you the lifetime of your dog. Every training package is customized based on your needs and goals to build a stable, confident bond between you and your dog.

Meet Our Team of Dedicated Dog Lovers

Are you a pet parent looking for the best puppy training classes or pup programs for potty training? Are you hoping to enjoy loose leash walking with your pooch but have an extremely busy schedule? You may be looking for a pup training program that includes a training collar. Whatever the case, at Ridgeside K9 New England, we offer a wide range of pet training solutions. We can train your dog to obey basic cues, such as sit, roll-over, bark, and more.

Chris Martinese

Owner & Head Trainer

Chris is a New England native both born and raised in Massachusetts. Chris enlisted in the Naval Special Operations from the young age of 17, and continued his military career in Virginia. After being given the opportunity to intern with a professional trainer on his way out of the military he was hooked! Chris went on to work for a few dog training companies before he landed at Ridgeside K9. The Ridgeside K9 family is filled with hundreds of training professionals where Chris got to work side by side with some of the biggest names in the business. Chris is always attending seminars, schools, and continued education while working hands-on with nearly every breed, age, behavior, and size of dog. He previously worked as head trainer for Ridgeside K9 HQ, and Ridgeside K9 Tidewater locations for years before taking the jump to open Ridgeside K9 New England in 2023. He currently possesses the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association (NNDDA) Certificate, American K9 Interdiction (AK9I) Narcotic Detection Certification, AK9I Explosives Detection Certification, Herm Sprenger Prong Collar Knowledge and Safety Assessment Certification, American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Approved Evaluator, US Military Skillbridge Dog-Training Internship for 1000+ hours.

"I believe every dog deserves the chance to enjoy training to their full potential, all while having fun! I look forward to forming a bond with your dog that will allow us to work together as a team and enable you, and your dog, to be confident and controlled in daily life situations."

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*Offer Ends 11/13/23. New Bookings Only.