Training Courses

Australian Shepherd lying next to a knocked over flower pot.

Training Courses – Exclusive to Canine Retreat by AKC.

All courses are $350.00 per course and run 6-weeks in length (unless otherwise stated).
All dogs must provide proof of vaccinations prior to first course. Credit for unattended classes is non-transferable. All make-up classes must be approved by the instructor.

Space is limited – Book Now!
Call 929-388-9019 or email training@akccanineretreat.com to register today!

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CHELSEA
Starting SUNDAY APRIL 28th – 6 week classes – 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, no class 6/2, 6/9

2:00 pm – Level 2 Canine Good Citizen
– Loose leash walking
– Proper greeting behavior with humans
– Evaluation for AKC Canine Good Citizen included

3:30 pm – Puppy Kindergarten
– Introduction to the basics of good behavior for puppies under 10 months old
– Basic commands: “Sit” / “Down” / “Stay” / “Come”
– Walking on leash and around distractions
– Proper behavior for greeting people
– Housebreaking
– Evaluation for AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy included

TRIBECA
Starting SATURDAY MAY 11th – 6 week classes – 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, no class 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22

10:00 am – Level 2 Canine Good Citizen
– Loose leash walking
– Proper greeting behavior with humans
– Evaluation for AKC Canine Good Citizen included

11:30 am – Puppy Kindergarten
– Introduction to the basics of good behavior for puppies under 10 months old
– Basic commands: “Sit” / “Down” / “Stay” / “Come”
– Walking on leash and around distractions
– Proper behavior for greeting people
– Housebreaking
– Evaluation for AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy included

Upper East Side
Starting SATURDAY MAY 11th – 6 week classes – 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, no class 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22

2:00 pm – Puppy Kindergarten
– Introduction to the basics of good behavior for puppies under 10 months old
– Basic commands: “Sit” / “Down” / “Stay” / “Come”
– Walking on leash and around distractions
– Proper behavior for greeting people
– Housebreaking
– Evaluation for AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy included

3:30 pm – Level 2 Canine Good Citizen
– Loose leash walking
– Proper greeting behavior with humans
– Evaluation for AKC Canine Good Citizen included

West 42
Starting THURSDAY APRIL 25th – 6 week classes – 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30

7:00 pm – Puppy Kindergarten
– Introduction to the basics of good behavior for puppies under 10 months old
– Basic commands: “Sit” / “Down” / “Stay” / “Come”
– Walking on leash and around distractions
– Proper behavior for greeting people
– Housebreaking
– Evaluation for AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy included

8:15 pm – Level 2 Canine Good Citizen
– Loose leash walking
– Proper greeting behavior with humans
– Evaluation for AKC Canine Good Citizen included

West 57
Starting WEDNESDAY APRIL 24th – 6 week classes – 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29

7:00 pm – Puppy Kindergarten
– Introduction to the basics of good behavior for puppies under 10 months old
– Basic commands: “Sit” / “Down” / “Stay” / “Come”
– Walking on leash and around distractions
– Proper behavior for greeting people
– Housebreaking
– Evaluation for AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy included

8:15 pm – Level 1 Basic
– Impulse Control around groups of dogs and people
– Basic commands: “Sit” / “Down” / “Stay”
– Safety commands: “Come” / Leash Walking
– Holding commands for a greater length of time.

W72
Starting SUNDAY April 28th – 6 week classes – 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, no class 6/2, 6/9

11:00 am – Level 1 Basic (outdoors, weather permitting)
– Impulse Control around groups of dogs and people
– Basic commands: “Sit” / “Down” / “Stay”
– Safety commands: “Come” / Leash Walking
– Holding commands for a greater length of time.

Tricks Course – $150.00

This 3-week course run for one hour at two locations:
– Tribeca – starts on Saturday 4/13 at 10:00 am
– Upper East Side – starts on Saturday 4/13 at 2:00 pm

This class uses treats, positive reinforcement, and luring to encourage dogs to try new behaviors. Perfect for puppies with short attention spans, older dogs that need a less physically demanding training environment (yes! you CAN teach old dogs new tricks) or for dogs who need a low stress introduction to formal training.

New courses start every month so check this page often for the course at the Retreat in your neighborhood!