Personalized dog training and puppy training for the Upper West Side, Lincoln Square, Upper East Side, Tribeca, the West Village, & surrounding areas in New York City



Group Classes


Private Training


over 25 years of experience

Training New York City Dogs

Follow My Lead Dog Training has been helping New York City's dog owners develop an easier and happier relationship with their dogs for over 25 years. We respond to your questions about dog training and dog care with informed answers, practical suggestions, and encouraging words. Even after your lessons have ended, we're just a phone call away!

Our approach is flexible, because our years of experience have taught us that there is no one way to teach every dog, or to cure every problem. The one constant in all our training is that the experience be a positive one for people and dogs alike.


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What People say

Phyllis is quite the extraordinary trainer. Not merely because she’s skilled, smart and uncannily intuitive about dogs, but because she’s all those things for frazzled, overwrought new puppy owners...
— Janny B, New York (Yelp)
Phyllis breaks the skills down so clearly, gives a lot of practice, has amazing assistants and, as important, follows up by sending written materials and occasional videos that provide homework practice and extensive guidance...
— Jessica L, Manhattan (Yelp)