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GROUP CLASSES

Prep School

Prep School is a six-week basic manners class designed to help you create a solid foundation of leadership and communication with your teenage or adult dog.

Grad School

Strengthen your dog’s behavior and sharpen your own training skills in this Advanced class. We will incorporate the “3 D’s” in exercises and games that will test your abilities as a team!

Puppy Kindergarten

Puppy Kindergarten is a six-week group class that covers important foundation behaviors and puppy topics including socialization, grooming and house-training.

Sidewalk Psychos: Level 1

Sidewalk Psychos is an 8-week group class with an urban focus specifically designed for for NYC dogs who bark, lunge or growl at other dogs on leash walks.

Tricks Class: Level 1

Learn building-block behaviors you can use to teach fun tricks, hone training, or groom a dog for the screen or stage. Pre-requisite: Prep School or instructor approval.

Tricks Class: Level 2

Use the building-blocks learned in Tricks Level 1 to teach your dog more advanced behaviors, including chain behaviors, differentiation, and even using an i-pad!

Intro to Scent Work

Scent work allows your dog to use their favorite thing: their nose! We’ll use their ability and desire to sniff things out to teach focus and burn some energy.

Calm Canine

If your dog has difficulty settling in new environments and could use help keeping their focus on you around distractions, this innovative group class is for you.

Canine Good Citizen Preparation Course

This class will focus on the 10 required items included in the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen Test.

Field Trip

Take you and your dog’s skills out into real world adventures! These are opportunities to get out of the city for day trips with your dog, while practicing and strengthening their behaviors in new environments.

Cooperative Care

Imagine putting your dog’s harness on, taking them to the vet, cutting their nails, giving them a bath, and administering eye/ear drops without any struggle or stress. Sound impossible? We’ll show you how!

Barkour

Unlock the inner athlete in your dog! This fun course is the city-dog’s answer to traditional “agility” classes.

Fear Free Vet Visits

Fear Free Vet Visits is a 6-week group class that features techniques for building positive associations with veterinary care and handling for your puppy.

iPaw Course

CLASS BEING HELD VIRTUALLY

This class, which was first developed by our co-founder Annie Grossman in 2013, challenges you to engage your dog with something you have on you all the time: Your touch screen device. Learn how you can use an iPad or iPhone to teach your dog new concepts and improve your ability to shape and cue subtle behaviors.

Workshop: Loose Leash Walking Games $60 per classPurchase required to enroll

Practice fun loose leash walking exercises with instructor guidance and feedback, and be sent “home” with a set of resources that will give you even more ways to turn your dog’s walk into the best part of their day and yours!

Workshop: Basic Skills for Reactive Dogs $60 per classPurchase required to enroll

Having your dog bark, lunge or growl on walks can be embarrassing and frustrating! Learn 5 critical skills you'll need to master to help walks with your dog become less stressful.
Prerequisite: FREE Understanding Leash Reactivity Webinar

Workshop: Impulse Control Games $60 per classPurchase required to enroll

Humans struggle with impulse control all the time. Imagine how hard it is when you're a dog and no one around you speaks your language! In this workshop we’ll demonstrate how to invite your dog to use polite behaviors to get what they want instead of being rude.

Workshop: Happy Vet Visits $60 per classPurchase required to enroll

We often think of veterinary care as a "necessary evil" for our dogs - but some simple training exercises and preparation can make visits to the vet a fun, enriching experience for both you and your dog. Trainers Anna and Em will lead you through training and handling techniques that minimize stress, maximize reinforcement, and just might make the phrase "Want to go to the vet?" set your dog's tail wagging!

Workshop: Nose Work Games $60 per classPurchase required to enroll

Teach your dog to play games using their amazing sense of smell! These are great activities for dogs young and old alike and a perfect way to help your dog expend mental energy while having fun.

Workshop: Window and Door Barkers $60 per classPurchase required to enroll

Does your dog bark incessantly when you have a delivery? Or at dogs on the street passing by your parlor window? Learn practical ways to manage the behavior and invaluable techniques to decrease the intensity of your dog’s alert barking.

Workshop: Working From Home With Your Dog $60 per classNo purchase required to enroll

Are you finding it a challenge to work from home with your dog? This workshop will help you teach your dog the skills needed to be a great co-worker!