Training and grooming for southcoast pets

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Award winning grooming

 We are proud to be the chosen groomer for hundreds of dogs all over the Southcoast and surrounding areas. Voted #1 Pet Groomer in 2016, our gentle handling and attention to detail has not gone unnoticed. Show dog or pet, we can help your dog look their absolute best. In fact, it's our passion to do so.


training and coaching

When you train with MJ's you gain a partner and coach who is just as invested in the success of your animal as you are. Learn how to train your new puppy, solve behavior problems, or prepare for competition with a trainer who will motivate and support you every step of the way.

online academy (COMING SOON!)

Our new online training academy includes real case studies, behind the scenes videos, and our top training tips for pet owners, competitors, and professional trainers. If it's not already covered on MJ's Pet Training Academy Online, we have a place to ask questions and get support—.

"I am so thankful I discovered MJ's. My dogs have enjoyed private training, play groups and monthly grooming appointments, or spa days as my pups like to refer to them. With a very active, young, Golden Retriever and a senior Mini Schnauzer, it can be hard to find activities that both of them can enjoy. Melissa understands the needs of both of my pets and I appreciate her positive and love-filled approach towards training and grooming. I won't trust my pets with anyone else."

-Beth Cincotta, Assonet MA

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Our Story

MJ's Pet Training Academy's owner, Melissa Viera, had a life-long dream to make a difference in the lives of people and animals. In May of 2013 Melissa opened her dream business - a positive academy for pets and people. Melissa’s goal was simple - address the real needs of today’s companion animals.... 

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