Paws First, LLC
Pet Care & Dog Training


We are a full-service professional in your home pet care company specializing inDog Training & Dog Behavior Consulting, Dog Walking, Cat and Dog Sitting , Vacation Care, Pet Transportation, Overnight Pet Sitting and House Sitting.

Our staff of animal lovers is carefully screened and selected, we will work with you to set the highest level of personalized care.

Paws First in-home care eliminates the stress that can result from day-to-day isolation, boredom and insufficient exercise while you are away from the home.

    Paws First LLC serves

    Atlantic & Cape May County, NJ

    New Jersey & surrounding areas.

    Metuchen dog training

    Dog Training

    Adding a new four legged addition to your family? Not sure what is the best method of Basic Obedience Training?

    We can help!

    We use Positive Reinforcement Training, rewarding your dog with praise and/or treats.

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    Pet Sitting

    We will come to your home and care for your pet while you are away. We will follow your pet care routine per your instructions, including feeding, watering, exercising and administering any medication your pet might require. And most importantly, we will play with your pet!.

    Jack Russell dog, Metuchen, NJ

    Dog Walking

    Away at work or out to dinner? Paws First Dog Walking Programs are designed to give your cherished companion a bright spot during the day. Dogs require physical and mental stimulation just like humans do.

    15 and 30 minute walks are our most popular, but longer walks are available.

    We hate to leave our cats but are very assured when we know Paws First is caring for them will we are away.

    Rachel – Metuchen, NJ

    Having you take care of my girls makes going away SO much easier. The girls and house look great. It’s so terrific to have confidence and trust in a pet sitter. They are, as you know, my children.

    Beth - Edison, NJ

    Just checking in to let you know we are back. George is so content; I don’t know what kind of magic you work with him! Thanks so much. Hope you had a nice Thanksgiving.

    Chris - Iselin, NJ

    I can’t tell you how incredibly happy I am with your service! And more importantly, my adorable Beagle does the happy dance every time you arrive. Thanks for being such a special part of our lives.

    Jill - Edison, NJ
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