Training Courses

AKC Training Classes
Evening Training Courses – Exclusive to Canine Retreat by AKC.

Call 212-696-8364 to register. Choose location option for info on courses at that location.

Each course runs for six weeks and is one hour long – all dogs must provide proof of vaccinations prior to first course.

Cost is $350 per Course – Space is Limited – Book Now!

Course registration is non-refundable and non-transferable to another course.
No more than two make-up courses may be permitted.
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Starting 12/3/18 Upper East Side – Wallflower
Six-week Course – The Wallflower class is an socialization class for adult dogs who are shy around other dogs and need to learn how to play and build confidence.
We also focus on wheels ( i.e. skateboard, scooter, bikes, etc.), canes, crutches, handling, new people, general distracting sounds, and children.

Starting 12/13/18 Upper East Side — Basic Obedience
Six-week Course for you and your best friend
• Learn Basic Commands (sit, down, stay, come, leave it and loose lead walking)
• Impulse control and anti-jumping exercises – difficulty increased in each session
• Strengthen the bond between you and your dog – a must for every dog owner!

Starting 12/13/18 Upper East Side – Intermediate Obedience
Six-week course – must have attended Basic Obedience prior to registration.

Starting 12/16/18 Tribeca- Puppy Kindergarten
Six-week course for pups under 5 months who aren’t ready for a basic obedience course
• Course splits time between off leash play and teaching basic cues
• Learn Look, Touch, Sit, Down, Stay, leave it, Walking, and Come
• We also cover anti jumping techniques, handling exercises and basic puppy topics 

Starting 12/16/18 Tribeca- Canine Good Citizen
Six-week course – The 10-step Canine Good Citizen test is a non-competitive test for dogs, purebreds and mixed breeds. This course preps for and administers the CGC test for your dog – passing the test will qualify to apply for the AKC CGC Certificate.
• The CGC course teaches good manners to dogs and responsible dog ownership to their owners.
• The CGC award is a prerequisite for many therapy dog groups. Some homeowner’s insurance companies are encouraging CGC testing, and an increasing number of apartments and condos require that resident dogs pass the CGC test.
Dogs must be older than 16 weeks and must know basic Sit and Down commands.

Starting 1/8/18 W57th — Puppy Kindergarten
Six-week course for pups under 5 months who aren’t ready for a basic obedience course
• Course splits time between off leash play and teaching basic cues
• Learn Look, Touch, Sit, Down, Stay, leave it, Walking, and Come
• We also cover anti jumping techniques, handling exercises and basic puppy topics 

Starting 1/8/18 W57th  – Basic Obedience
Six-week Course for you and your best friend
• Learn Basic Commands (sit, down, stay, come, leave it and loose lead walking)
• Impulse control and anti-jumping exercises – difficulty increased in each session
• Strengthen the bond between you and your dog – a must for every dog owner!