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Private Training

Puppy Initial Consult - In Home (90 Mins)

For dogs younger than five months. During this initial session we will review your puppy's history, get to know both you and your puppy, and come up with a custom behavior plan that will address your goals in the comfort of your own home. $220
(Please login to book a follow-up 60-minute session)

Initial Consult - In Home (90 Mins)

During this initial 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. $220
(Please login to book a follow-up 60-minute session)

Puppy Initial Consult - At Training Center (90 Mins)

For dogs younger than five months. During this initial session at our East Village training center, we will review your puppy's history, get to know both you and your puppy, and come up with a custom behavior plan that will address your goals. $175
(Please login to book a follow-up 60-minute session)

Initial Consult - At Training Center (90 Mins)

During this initial 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. $175
(Please login to book a follow-up 60-minute session)

Canine Nutritional Phone Consultation

Confused about what to feed your dog? This 30-minute phone consultation will help you better understand your dog's nutritional needs and the pros/cons of commercial feeding. $50

Video Chat Puppy Training $100 per appointmentA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Not in NYC? These video chat sessions are a great way to get help easing your puppy into his new home. $100

Before You Get Your Dog - Training Center

Are you considering getting a new dog? Whether you are working at setting up your home for an already-selected dog, trying to select a puppy, or debating whether to go to a store or a breeder, a municipal shelter or a rescue group, we can help you navigate the path to choosing a new dog and readying your life for this new and exciting journey. $100

Before You Get Your Dog - In Home

Are you considering getting a new dog? Whether you are working at setting up your home for an already-selected dog, trying to select a puppy, or debating whether to go to a store or a breeder, a municipal shelter or a rescue group, we can help you navigate the path to choosing a new dog and readying your life for this new and exciting journey. $165

Graduation Photo

Commemorate your dog's graduation with a photo session with Ingrid Komisar.

Group Classes

Group Orientation

This 90-minute humans-only group session provides dog owners with a solid introduction to reward-based dog training. This serves as a pre-requisite to some of our classes.

Prep School: A

This is an open enrollment class. Please register by selecting your first class on the calendar.

Prep School: B

This is an open enrollment class. Please register by selecting your first class on the calendar.

Prep School: C

This is an open enrollment class. You may start any week of the month, but classes must be completed six weeks in a row. Please register by selecting your first class on the calendar.

Prep School: D

This is an open enrollment class. You may start any week of the month, but classes must be completed six weeks in a row. Please register by selecting your first class on the calendar.

Prep School: E

This is an open enrollment class. You may start any week of the month, but classes must be completed six weeks in a row. Please register by selecting your first class on the calendar.

Prep School: F

This is an open enrollment class. You may start any week of the month, but classes must be completed six weeks in a row. Please register by selecting your first class on the calendar.

Puppy Kindergarten: Red

This unit covers slow food bowls, weird objects, target sticks and clips, and dental care. Units may be taken in any order and can be repeated. Classes are initially only sold in packs of 6 classes. Once 6 are completed, you may purchase one class at a time.

Puppy Kindergarten: Orange

This unit covers rolling food toys, crate training, and strange surfaces. Units may be taken in any order and can be repeated. Classes are initially only sold in packs of 6 classes. Once 6 are completed, you may purchase one class at a time.

Puppy Kindergarten: Yellow

This unit covers DIY toys, brushing and using smart phones in puppy training. Units may be taken in any order and can be repeated. Classes are initially only sold in packs of 6 classes. Once 6 are completed, you may purchase one class at a time.

Puppy Kindergarten: Green

This unit covers snuffle mats, nose-to-hand touches, attention, and using cones and muzzles. Units may be taken in any order and can be repeated. Classes are initially only sold in packs of 6 classes. Once 6 are completed, you may purchase one class at a time.

Puppy Kindergarten: Blue

This unit covers and paw touches, nail care, weird sounds and electric treat dispensers. Units may be taken in any order and can be repeated. Classes are initially only sold in packs of 6 classes. Once 6 are completed, you may purchase one class at a time.

Puppy Kindergarten: Purple

This unit covers puzzle toys, standing, gentle restraint/hold, and strange people. Units may be taken in any order and can be repeated. Classes are initially only sold in packs of 6 classes. Once 6 are completed, you may purchase one class at a time.

Puppy Playtime (5 Months & Under)

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. We hold six playtimes a week. Always free for first timers. (For dogs 2-months to 5-months old).

Workshop: Gym Class

Fun with obstacle courses! Dogs learn to navigate obstacles courses and interact with novel objects designed to stimulate both the body and the brain. Using obstacles and physical therapy tools, these non-competitive classes aim to help improve basic training while also keeping bodies limber and tiring out dogs who have energy to spare.

Workshop: Parkour

Let's learn prepositions! In! On! Under! Over! Using obstacles easy to find in apartments or the city streets, you will challenge your dog to balance, jump, and limbo in ways that will work out both his bod and brain. This is an intermediate workshop designed for dogs with some prior training.

Workshop: Crates Are Great

Teach your dog to love confinement -- be it a crate or a pen or a bag. In this workshop we will buildyour dog's training skills, while also helping develop a skill that will help with traveling, housebreaking, advanced training work, and more.

Workshop: iDog

Learn how to use an iPad or iPhone to both teach the silly (drawing, taking selifies) to the amazing (reading, differentiating colors, and more). Prior experience with clicker training suggested but not required.

Workshop: Bomb Sniffing 101

Our workshops are designed to help perfect your dog's training your dog using using fun "real world" applications. This workshop goes over the very basics of beginning to do "nose work" with your dog.

Workshop: Acting Class

In show biz, it's as much about brains as it is about beauty when it comes to dog actors. Come learn stage-and-screen worthy behaviors that can help in front of the camera and in your home as well.

Workshop: Working Dog Skills

Challenge your training skills by teaching the kind of "useful" household or on-the-job skills expected of well-trained working dogs.

Upper Day School

Upper Day School is designed to support training for dogs 5 months and older while also providing your young dog with much needed socialization and structured playtime time. In addition to teaching new behaviors, taking outings to new places, and playing with other appropriately-matched puppies, your dog will will also learn how to be settle and be calm and patient while other dogs work through their lessons.

Lower Day School

Lower Day School is designed to support training for puppies under 5 months and to provide your young dog with much needed socialization and structured playtime time. In addition to teaching new behaviors, taking outings to new places, and playing with other appropriately-matched puppies, your dog will will also learn how to be settle and be calm and patient while other dogs work through their lessons.

Skater Haters

Is it impossible for you to imagine walking your dog without him lunging at skateboards? Learn to read dog body language as well as how to apply the concepts of counter-conditioning and desensitization to train new behaviors around skateboards.

Sidewalk Psychos - Level 1

If you have a dog that barks, lunges, growls or otherwise behaves aggressively when he sees another dog on leash, this class is for you!

Sidewalk Psychos - Level 2

This course is course is for dogs who have completed Sidewalk Psychos Level 1. Focus is on performing behaviors around other dogs up close and if applicable, teaching appropriate greetings.

Intro to Agility

Instructed by Robert Haussman, aka "Dog Boy," this class introduces city dogs to agility equipment and skills.

Secondary School: Workshop!

For dogs who have completed Primary School and are ready to test their training with games and challenges that change each week! Perfect for owners looking to perfect basic training, find fun ways to keep up training at home, work on differentiation (colors, shapes, numbers), prep for modeling or TV work, and more.

Secondary School: Advanced Leash Walking

Perfect your dog's leash walking skills and introduce advanced skills like attention heeling. Prerequisite: Prep School (or Instructor approval)

Secondary School: Advanced Impulse Control

Improve impulse control and teach a stellar wait, leave it and down-stay around distractions.

Secondary School: Acting

This intermediate-to-advanced workshop focuses on helping dogs learn the skills needed to navigate stages and sets.

Secondary School: Honors Club

Perfect your dog’s ability to respond to subtle and novel cues and teach advanced skills.

Secondary School: Rapid Recall

Teach your dog to "come" on a dime with the skills you will learn during these classes.

Dog Run

School Yard: Open

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.

Breed Meetup

Trainer supervised playtime for a specific breed. Owners must be in attendance at all times. Reservations required. Free for members.

Puppies For The People

Love puppies but don't have one? Join us for puppy playtime! Once a week, we open up our 4-dog puppy playtime to those who just need a little dose of cuteness in their life. Each attendee may bring up to one guest. $25 per visit, free for members.

Events

Photos with Santa $15 per appointmentNo purchase required to enroll

Make an appointment to have your pup sit on Santa’s lap and whisper his doggie wishes into St. Nick’s ear while we take a snap for your Christmas card or holiday memento.

Pictures will be immediately available and cost $15 for one print and $25 for two. Additional digital copies can be purchased for $5 each.

Distressed Dog Parent Support Group Free

The Distressed Dog Parent Support Group provides a safe, supportive environment for dog owners to express and share their challenges of caring for difficult pets.

Photo Session with Ingrid Komisar $75 per appointmentA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Ingrid Komisar offers portrait sessions for those looking for photos of just their dog, or themselves with their dog. Each session includes one retouched, high-resolution digital photo, selected by Ingrid.

Leash Walking Skills in an Urban Environment $75 per classPurchase required to enroll

If your dog (of any age) is distracted, pulling, barking or lunging on walks, this seminar is for you.