Puppy Development

for pups 8-20 weeks

**COVID-19 SERVICES UPDATE: We have temporarily suspended ALL in-person lessons, consultations, and group classes. We are continuing to provide virtual video consultations and lessons, board & train camps, and puppy raising services, as well as a free VIRTUAL Puppy Train & Play class. For those in need of dog care services due to COVID-19-related reasons, we are providing boarding services at a steeply discounted weekly rate. Learn more.**

Let us help you raise a happy, confident puppy in New York city! We offer full-time Puppy Raising camps, in-home Day Training programs, private lessons, and FREE Puppy Train & Play classes for pups ages 8-20 weeks, all under the supervision of certified, veterinarian-recommended trainers.

Our Puppy Professionals Can Help With

  • Safe, positive exposure to people and other dogs
  • Socialization to city sights and sounds
  • Crate training
  • Potty training
  • Being quiet and comfortable when left alone
  • Introduction to basic obedience cues
  • Introduction to leash walking
  • Puppy chewing and nipping
  • Prep for low-stress vet exams and grooming visits
  • And lots more!

Program Options

for Puppy Development

Depending on your pup’s age and behavior, and your training goals, program options may include:

Puppy Raising

Give your puppy an extraordinary start to life in New York City with our sleepaway Puppy Raising camps, designed specifically for city puppies ages 9-20 weeks. During camp, pups live in a loving home environment with a professional Instinct Puppy Raiser to work on your puppy training goals.

Puppy Raising FAQs

Book a Free 30-minute Meet & Greet

Private Puppy Lessons

Work one-on-one with a skilled, certified trainer in your home (Manhattan & Brooklyn) or at our training facility. We offer custom, fun & positive instruction based on your puppy’s individual personality and your training goals.

Learn More about Private Lessons

Home School

An Instinct certified trainer will come to your home several times per week to train and socialize your puppy, and then provide you with a weekly private follow-up lesson to review what your pup has learned.

Learn More about Home School

Free VIRTUAL Puppy Train & Play

Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m. (45 min class)
Virtual Video Conference

In an effort to help #flattenthecurve in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have transitioned our weekly puppy class to a virtual class! One of our certified trainers will walk you through fun, positive training and socialization exercises you can do from home to prep your pup to be ready for the hustle & bustle of NYC life once things get back to normal. All classes include a Q&A section, and are open to owners of pups ages 8-20 weeks. We can’t wait to “e-see” you there!

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Talk to an Instinct Counselor
212-828-3647

Call now to ask questions and learn the best way for you and your pup to get started with a puppy development 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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    Owner of rescue terrier mix, Bronte
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    Owner of rescue pit bull mix, Ty

Instinct East Harlem

181 E 111th St
New York, NY 10029
212-828-3647

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212-828-3647

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.