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GROUP CLASSES

Puppy Kindergarten

Puppy Kindergarten is a 6-week group class that covers important foundation behaviors and puppy topics including socialization, grooming and house-training. (Group Class, NYC)

Prep School

Prep School is a 6-week basic manners class designed to help you create a solid foundation of leadership and communication with your teenage or adult dog. (Group Class, NYC)

Grad School

Strengthen your dog’s behavior and sharpen your own training skills in this 5-week advanced class with fun exercises and games that incorporate duration, distance and distractions. Prerequisite required. (Group Class, NYC)

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. (Group Class, NYC)

Calm Canine

Service summary: Calm Canine is an innovative course for dogs that have difficulty settling at home, or in new environments. This course will help you to learn how to manage and moderate your dog's stress and arousal levels, and teach them to focus on you even around distractions. (Group Class, NYC)

Sidewalk Psychos: Level 1

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

Sidewalk Psychos: Level 2

Build on your skills from Sidewalk Psychos Level 1. In Level 2, you will review concepts from Level 1, and challenge your dog by taking your skills out to the streets! This is a 5-week long class. (Group Class, NYC)

Stranger Danger

Stranger Danger is an 8-week group class designed specifically for dogs who bark, lunge, growl, or show other signs of threatening behavior towards strangers. (Group Class, NYC)

Tricks Class: Level 1

Teaching tricks is the perfect way to exercise your dog’s mind and body without a lot of space or a big time commitment. In this 5-week small group class, your dog will learn a repertoire of fun tricks while also building confidence. Prerequisite required. (Group Class, NYC)

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 iPad! Prerequisite required. (Group Class, NYC)

Barkour

This 5-week course will teach you how to use at home objects to increase your dog’s physical fitness and to build indoor obstacle courses to exercise your dog. Great for rainy days, or small spaces. Prerequisite required. (Group Class, NYC)

Cooperative Care

Think putting your dog’s harness on, taking them to the vet, cutting their nails and administering eye/ear drops without any struggle or stress sounds impossible? We’ll show you how! (Group Class, NYC)

Virtual Puppy Kindergarten

Our specialized Puppy Kindergarten course will help get your puppy off to a great start! You and your puppy will learn important foundation behaviors, as well as puppy topics such as socialization, grooming, potty training, and more! (Online Group Class)

Virtual Prep School

Our Prep School course is specifically designed for adult dogs and adolescent dogs over 5 months. Teach and strengthen your dog’s essential basic manners skills while learning to add in challenges such as distance, distraction and duration to foundations. (Online Group Class)

Virtual Tricks Level 1

Teaching tricks is the perfect way to exercise your dog’s mind and body without a lot of space or a big time commitment. You will learn a repertoire of fun tricks while also helping to build your dog’s confidence. Prerequisite required. (Online Group Class)

Virtual Tricks Level 2

Build on your skills from Tricks Level 1! In Level 2, you will challenge your dog with advanced behaviors such as body part differentiation, color differentiation, and behavior chains! Prerequisite required. (Online Group Class)

Virtual Barkour

This course will teach you how to use at home objects to increase your dog’s physical fitness and to build indoor obstacle courses to exercise your dog. Great for rainy days, or small spaces. Prerequisite required. (Online Group Class)

Virtual Downward Dog

This doggy yoga course is the perfect mix of relaxation, stretch and tricks training! Downward Dog will help you learn tips for keeping your dog’s stress levels low, and also build upon your repertoire of fun new tricks! Prerequisite required. (Online Group Class)

Virtual iPaw Course

This class, first developed by 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. Prerequisite required. (Online Group Class)

Virtual Calm Canine

Calm Canine is an innovative course for dogs that have difficulty settling at home, or in new environments. This course will help you to learn how to manage and moderate your dog's stress and arousal levels, and teach them to focus on you even around distractions. (Group Class, NYC)

Virtual Workshop: Mind Your Manners - Etiquette For Adolescent Dogs

Teach polite manners to your adolescent dog! In this virtual workshop we'll demonstrate training techniques to transform your dog into a well-mannered member of the family. (Online)

Virtual Workshop: Loose Leash Walking Games

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! (Online)

Virtual Workshop: Working From Home With Your Dog

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! (Online)

Virtual Workshop: Nose Work Games

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. (Online)

Virtual Workshop: Indoor Activities for Snowy Days & Tight Spaces

Looking for indoor activities to keep your dog busy? Whether the weather isn't cooperating or you just don't have a big open space for your dog to run around, this workshop will give you the tools to give your dog mental stimulation and physical exercise (without a lot of space!). (Online)

Virtual Workshop: Happy Vet Visits

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. (Online)

Virtual Workshop: Intro to Separation Related Concerns

Is your dog exhibiting significant stress when left alone? Have you not yet left your dog alone for any duration due to fear of excessive barking or destruction? Learn to better understand separation related concerns in dogs, and how to help your dog start to feel safe when by themselves. (Online)

Virtual Workshop: Basic Skills for Reactive Dogs

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. (Online)

Virtual Workshop: Window and Door Barkers

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. (Online)

Virtual Workshop: Stranger Danger 101

Having your dog bark, lunge, or growl when meeting new people or having guests over can be stressful for everyone! Learn new tools to help safely manage these situations and help your dog feel safer around strangers. (Online)

Separation Anxiety Support Group

Dealing with a dog who has separation anxiety can feel like lonely business. But it doesn't have to be. Meet others who are dealing with similar issues in this free, trainer-led virtual support group. Held once a month on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 4PM.

Virtual Workshop: Loose Leash Walking Games (Observation Spot)

In this fun workshop, we give an overview of basic leash walking techniques and demonstrate some fun exercises you can practice at home to build your dog’s loose-leash walking skills. You’ll get to practice these exercises with instructor guidance and feedback, then you’ll be sent “home” with a set of resources that’ll give you even more ways to turn your dog’s walk into the best part of their day and yours! (Online)

Reactive Dog Support Group Free No purchase required to enroll

Dealing with a reactive dogs can be stressful. Join our free, monthly, trainer-led virtual support group to meet others who understand what it is to love, and train, a dog who isn't always the easiest!