NYC Puppy Training


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 professional trainers.

Puppy Development

Our puppy development programs focus on socialization and relationship building, and help prepare your pup for a happy, low-stress life in New York City. Our certified trainers can help with: crate training & potty training, being left alone, socialization to people, dogs, & city stimuli, basic obedience cues, chewing & nipping, leash introductions, and lots more!
  • The primary and most important time for puppy socialization is the first 3 months of life.

    American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior
  • Wonderful dog trainers! We saw immediate results; Fonzie is relaxed and happy on walks.

    Jessica and Josh
    Owner of rescue pit bull mix, Fonzie
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Practical, positive solutions to puppy problems
Certified, vet-recommended trainers
Fully licensed Manhattan training facility
Contact us today to get started!

Puppy Development Services

Puppy Raising

1-, 2-, 3-, & 4-week programs available

Give your puppy an extraordinary start to life in New York City, with our sleepaway training camp designed specifically for puppies ages 9-20 weeks! During Puppy Raising camps, pups live in a loving home environment with a veterinarian-recommended Instinct Puppy Raiser. Pups get a BIG house training jump start, and are taught good habits and manners with positive training that will last a lifetime. Call us today at 212-828-3647 to learn more!

Puppy Raising Pricing & FAQs

Day Training

2- & 3-week programs available

Day training is a convenient, effective option for owners who want to give their puppy a fantastic head start to life in the city. 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. Our trainers use practical, positive training techniques so you and your puppy will have a fun learning experience! Contact us today to learn more!

Day Training Pricing & FAQs

Private Puppy Lessons

In-home & in-facility options

Work one-on-one with a skilled, certified trainer in your home (Manhattan only) or at our training facility. We offer custom, fun & positive instruction based on your puppy’s individual personality, and your training goals. Call us today at 212-828-3647 to get started!

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Free Puppy Train & Play

Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m. (45 min class)
@ Instinct Dog Training, 181 E 111th St., side entrance, between Lexington & 3rd Ave.

Hey NYC puppy parents, join our FREE Puppy Train & Play classes! Classes are run by experienced, certified trainers and include playtime, work on basic puppy skills, and weekly Q&A. Weekly RSVP required to attend.
Puppies must be between 8-16 weeks, current on vaccinations/boosters, and provide proof of a negative fecal test.


Schedule a Free In-Studio Meet & Greet!

Curious to learn more about our puppy programs? Come visit our Manhattan-based dog training facility and chat with a certified trainer about the best options for your pup! Give us a call today at 212-828-3647 or schedule online to get things started. We look forward to working with you and your pup!