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WE ARE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL DOG TRAINERS WITH A PASSION FOR PREVENTING AND SOLVING BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN NYC.

From puppies to seniors, Malteses to Pit Bulls, we can help! We offer in-home private sessions throughout Manhattan and at our East Village studio as well as several small, personalized group class options.

School For The Dogs is fully insured, bonded, and smells like bacon.

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Walker Meet-and-Greet No purchase required to enroll

Private Training

First Session (At Home)

During your first 90-minute session, we will review your dog’s history, get to know both you and your dog, and come up with a custom behavior plan that will address your goals in the comfort of your own home.

Puppy First Session (At Home)

During your first 90-minute session, we will review your puppy's behavior and temperament, introduce you to the basics and ensure we address any issues you might be encountering in the comfort of your own home.

First Session (At Training Center)

During your first 90-minute session at our East Village Training Center, we will review your dog’s history, get to know both you and your dog, and come up with a custom behavior plan that will address your goals.

Puppy First Session (At Training Center)

During your first 90-minute session at our East Village Training Center, we will review your puppy's behavior and temperament, introduce you to the basics and ensure we address any issues you might be encountering.

Private Session (At Home)

Held in your home, these fully customizable 60-minute sessions are for dog owners dealing with behavior problems or who are seeking personalized assistance creating a well-adjusted, balanced city dog.

Private Session (At Training Center)

Held at our East Village Training Center, these fully customizable 60-minute sessions are for dog owners dealing with behavior problems or who are seeking personalized assistance creating a well-adjusted, balanced city dog.

Before You Get Your Dog (At Home)

Consult with one of our Certified Trainers on finding a dog to match your lifestyle or preparing your home for a new dog in the comfort of your own home.

Before You Get Your Dog (At Training Center)

Consult with one of our Certified Trainers on finding a dog to match your lifestyle or preparing your home for a new dog.

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.

Day School

​Day School is a five hour weekday drop-off program at our training center designed to instill and maintain basic manners and leash training while you’re at work.

Misfits Day School

Misfits Day School is our specialized drop-off program created for dogs who need some extra help coping with the mean streets of New York City.

Puppy Kindergarten!

Each Puppy Kindergarten class covers a variety of behaviors, socialization exercises, and topics relating to training and raising a puppy. Classes are initially only sold in packs of 6 classes. Once 6 are completed, you may purchase one class at a time.

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.

Sidewalk Psychos - Level 2 - Drop In

Ready to take it to the next level? In Level 2, dogs work in closer proximity and take group walks together each class, weather permitting.

Kitty Kindergarten

These classes address common issues that affect all kitten owners such as scratching only the right things, saying “yes!” to the litterbox, and how to kitten/cat proof your home.

Tricks Class

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. 5 classes for $275

Tricks Class Level 2 Purchase required to enroll

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

Pre-requisite: Advanced Tricks Level 1.

Yard + Membership

6-Dog School Yard

Trainer supervised playtime for dogs of all sizes. Owners must be in attendance at all times. Only pre-approved dogs belonging to Members may attend.

4-Dog School Yard

Trainer supervised playtime for dogs of all sizes. Owners must be in attendance at all times. Only pre-approved dogs belonging to Members may attend.

2-Dog School Yard

Trainer supervised playtime for dogs of all sizes. Owners must be in attendance at all times. Only pre-approved dogs belonging to Members may attend.

Puppy Playtime

A fun, structured 30-minute session designed to help teach puppies how to have appropriate play interactions. We only allow four puppies per session. All sessions are held inside in our appropriately-disinfected studio. Always free for first timers. (For dogs 2-months to 5-months old).

Mini-Mondays Yard

Trainer supervised playtime for dogs who are 25 lbs and under. Owners must be in attendance at all times. Only pre-approved dogs belonging to Members may attend.

Events

Laser Background Graduation Photo $75 per appointmentA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Get your dog's laser-background style photo taken with Andrea Castanon of bowieshoots.com. Purchase includes two digital images, suitable for printing.
$75 for non-members; $55 members.

Have you graduated a class with us in the last six months? This sitting will be complimentary. Sign up, then email info@schoolforthedogs.com for a discount code.