Urban Dog Training

for dogs 5+ months

We love helping New York City dogs learn the obedience skills and manners they need to thrive in our hectic environment! Our certified, veterinarian-recommended trainers can help you and your dog with practical, positive training at your home or at our beautiful 6000 sqft Manhattan training facility.

Please Note: To keep our community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, some of our service offerings have been adjusted.

Our Certified Trainers Can Help With

  • Walking on a loose leash
  • Polite greetings with strangers
  • Waiting quietly away from the door during deliveries
  • Greeting family members and guests politely
  • Settling quietly during meal times
  • Dropping/Leaving items when asked
  • Coming when called
  • Sit/Down/Stay/Go to Bed
  • Counter-surfing
  • Chewing inappropriate items
  • Staying still for grooming and nail trims
  • Settling quietly on restaurant patios
  • Being calm and polite in your lobby and elevator
  • Getting acclimated to a travel bag or crate
  • Potty training
  • And lots more!

Program Options

for Obedience & Manners

Depending on your training goals, program options may include:

Board & Train Camp

Give your dog a BIG head start on their behavior modification plan with one of our signature, positive reinforcement sleepaway Training Camps, before continuing the process back at home.

Learn More about Board & Train Camp

Private Lessons

Work one-on-one with a Certified Trainer in a series of lessons virtually, in your neighborhood, or OUTSIDE at our East Harlem facility, and guide your dog through every step of an obedience & manners plan. Please note: In-Home options are limited due to COVID-19; please reference the trainer’s service area in their bio when booking.

Learn More about Private Lessons

Home School

Temporarily Unavailable. An Instinct certified, positive reinforcement trainer will come to your home several times per week to train your dog one-on-one, then provide you with a weekly private follow-up lesson to review what your dog has learned.

Learn More about Home School

Talk to an Instinct Counselor

Call now to ask questions and learn the best way for you and your dog to get started with a training program.

Book a Consultation

Visit our online booking page and get started with a free 30-minute meet & greet or a 60-minute training consultation.

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  • I am absolutely positive that Instinct Dog Training saved Bronte’s life.

    Owner of rescue terrier mix, Bronte
  • Sarah and Brian are, in a true sense of the word, lifesavers.

    Owner of rescue pit bull mix, Ty

Instinct East Harlem

181 E 111th St
New York, NY 10029

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We’ll help you get started with practical, positive training that delivers LASTING results. Give your dog the skills they need to live their very best life with you, filled with fun, freedom, and friendship.