Private Lessons

Schedule a Private Lesson

Private Lessons

private dog trainingPrivate dog training lessons for puppy and adult manners or behavior modification are a convenient option for busy New Yorkers.

When a Doggie Academy trainer comes to your home you will receive a unique lesson plan based on your needs and goals. When appropriate, we can conduct lessons at our training studio in South Slope (213 21st Street). Lessons can be scheduled at your convenience as we offer daytime, evening and weekend time slots. Lessons are one hour and once you are a client you are welcome to contact us with follow-up questions anytime.

Rates for private lessons are:

$125 for a single lesson
3 lesson package for $350
5 lesson package for $550

Rates for in-home private lessons with Head Trainer Sarah Westcott are:

$140 for a single lesson
3 lesson package for $395
5 lesson package for $625

You do not need to commit to a package to schedule your first lesson. NYC dog training packages are valid for one year from purchase.

Private lessons are suitable for, but not limited to:

  • Advanced obedience
  • Agility training
  • Basic manners
  • Canine Good Citizen
  • Chewing
  • Counter surfing
  • Crate training
  • Destructive behavior
  • Enrichment activities
  • Excessive barking
  • House training
  • Jumping
  • Leash aggression
  • Leash walking
  • Pet selection
  • Pre-puppy prep
  • Puppy care
  • Puppy nipping
  • Rally Obedience
  • Resource guarding
  • Separation anxiety
  • Trick training

Private Agility Lessons

Hank-Weaving-2We offer private one hour and ½ hour agility lessons at the Brooklyn Dog Training Center with FrankieSarah and Amanda. This is a great option for dogs who find it difficult to work in a group class, handlers that want personalized attention or teams that want to try some agility without committing to a full course. 1/2 hour lessons are recommended for dogs new to the sport.

Rates for agility lessons are:

$125 for a single lesson (1 hour)
3 lesson package for $350 (1 hour)
5 lesson package for $550 (1 hour)

$65 for a single lesson (1/2 hour)
2 lesson package for $125 (1/2 hour)
6 lesson package for $350 (1/2 hour)
10 lesson package for $550 (1/2 hour)

Day Training

If you would like your puppy or dog to have a training experience while you are at work, then Day Training is an excellent addition to your training program. Our trainer will meet with your dog and work on behaviors that can range from basics (sit, down, leave-it, counter surfing, etc.), to advanced obedience (polite leash walking, distraction training in public, etc.), to behavioral work (leash aggression, crate training, resource guarding, etc.). Your trainer will email you with details of each lesson. This service is only offered to Doggie Academy private or group training clients.

Rates for Day Training sessions are:

$80 for a single Day Training lesson (1 hour)
$350 for 5 lesson package (1 hour)
$600 for 10 lesson package (1 hour)

$45 for a single Day Training lesson (½ hour)
$200 for a 5 lesson package (½ hour)
$350 for a 10 lesson package (½ hour)