NYC Doggies Staff

NYC Doggies Staff 2017-08-29T20:34:29+00:00

Since it was founded in 2002, NYC Doggies has been one of New York City’s most distinguished dog care providers. With a comprehensive range of services (dog training, dog walking, dog hiking, dog boarding and dog sitting) and an exceptional team of people, we set out to be a different kind of company, always sensitive to our clients’ demands and our dogs’ individual needs.

Ovidiu Stoica
Ovidiu StoicaOwner; Dog Trainer
Ovidiu has nearly 20 years of experience professionally working with dogs. He started training dogs for schutzhund competitions, dog shows and private clients in 1997 before moving to New York and founding NYC Doggies in 2002.
Jennifer Wheeler
Jennifer WheelerCo-owner; Manager
Jennifer is a native Vermonter, dog hiker, writer and lifelong owner of dogs. In addition to co-managing the day-to-day operations of our company, Jennifer created our dog hiking service and our dog blog.

NYC Doggies dog walkers and hikers are the heart and soul of our New York City dog walking business. Through a competitive hiring process, careful selection and comprehensive training we have built a dedicated team with an unrivaled reputation in the local community. By functioning as a team, remaining in constant communication, and continually evaluating our performance, we are able to provide a reliable and superior service.

Colin Hincley
Colin HincleyDog Hiker
Krista Tonnesen
Krista TonnesenDog Walker
Kevin Reid
Kevin ReidDog Walker
Valentina De Muno
Valentina De MunoDog Walker
Maksim Perepelica
Maksim PerepelicaDog Walker
Amy Marshall
Amy MarshallDog Walker
Brian Vega
Brian VegaDog Walker
Juanga Perez
Juanga PerezDog Walker
Matt Hawke
Matt HawkeDog Walker; Assistant Manager

All our dog walkers and hikers have extensive experience with dogs, exceptional references, a strong work ethic, and have made a long-term commitment to the job. Importantly, every staff member at NYC Doggies is trained to keep our dogs safe in any situation, and have expertise in dog behavior, health, and the local dog community. With more than 30 years of cumulative experience in the NYC dog walking business and Ovidiu’s skills as a dog trainer, we can provide a service of unparalleled quality.