Training your dog doesn’t have to be a chore.


Since 2011, School For The Dogs has been about helping owners and their dogs thrive in New York City. Using humane training methods, School For The Dogs will help you change your dog’s behavior, cultivate leadership and improve your relationship.
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Our Team
KATE SENISI | CO-OWNER // SENIOR DOG TRAINER NYC

KATE SENISI

CO-FOUNDER
SENIOR DOG TRAINER

Kate’s specialty is working with dogs who are dealing with urban-specific behavior problems, especially anxiety and aggression towards other dogs. Always taking an integrative approach, she develops behavior plans that are easy to implement and yield results.

SPECIALTYREACTIVITY, ANXIETY & AGGRESSION
ANNIE GROSSMAN | CO-OWNER // SENIOR NYC DOG TRAINER

ANNIE GROSSMAN

CO-FOUNDER
SENIOR DOG TRAINER

Annie loves to find fun and engaging ways to help both dogs and humans approach training as an exercise in better understanding all animal behavior. She specializes in working with puppies, teaching tricks, and prepping dogs for commercial work.

SPECIALTYPUPPIES, TRICKS & COMMERCIAL
ANAMARIE JOHNSON | ASSOCIATE DOG TRAINER

ANAMARIE JOHNSON

GENERAL MANAGER
ASSOCIATE DOG TRAINER

Anamarie has a particular interest in training nervous and under-socialized dogs. She has worked for various animal rescues including the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center and enjoys helping dogs reach their full potential.

SPECIALTYPUPPIES, NEW RESCUES & ANXIETY

ALLISONJOY FAELNAR

DAY SCHOOL DIRECTOR
ASSOCIATE DOG TRAINER

Allisonjoy’s passion is helping people develop happy relationships with their companion animals, which is complemented by her background in social justice and animal assisted therapy. She also teaches classes at the PSPCA with rescue and shelter dogs.

SPECIALTYDAY SCHOOL, BASIC & ADVANCED MANNERS
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