For Puppies 8-18 weeks

Puppy parents will join us for hands on training with our team, while their puppies learn how to play and socialize appropriately, with older teaching dogs acting as role models.

Your dog MUST be under 14 weeks for your first scheduled class, and no older than 18 weeks for your last scheduled class! (Certain exceptions can be made. Please see our FAQ for details.)

Our socialization and training classes are veterinarian recommended and approved!

4 Repeating Class Topics 

  • Housetraining: Demystifying the process and setting you up for success
  • Nipping & Inappropriate Chewing: Prevention, solutions, tips & tricks
  • Separation Anxiety & Unwanted Barking: Prevention, solutions, tips & tricks
  • Leash Etiquette & Proper Equipment: The basics of leash walking, selecting the best equipment for your puppy, curbing and extinguishing jumping, shaping on-leash manners, “Short & Sweet, Meet & Greets

Additional Class Elements and Notes

  • “Pay Attention” Commands & Basic Foundational Training
  • Trainer Supervised Play & Socialization (all breeds & sizes!)
  • NYC Sound Desensitization (traffic, weather, household sounds)
  • Inanimate Object Exposure (skateboards, hula hoops, & more!)
  • Canine Communication Signals & Body Language
  • Handling & Grooming Practice
  • Small Class Sizes! Lots of individual attention for you and your pup!

Puppy Socialization Class Details

  • Where:  Pure Paws Veterinary Care 350 Hudson Street (Entrance on King Street) New York, NY 10014
  • When: Wednesdays (ongoing)
  • See Class Registration Form for available dates
  • Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Cost: $60/class
  • 4-Pack of Classes*: $200 ($40 savings)

*4-Pack pricing offer Is for available, consecutive classes ONLY. No refunds, exchanges, or make ups for missed classes. See registration form for more info.


If you have concerns about vaccinations and socialization, please click HERE for the official position statement from the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior.