Puppy 1st Grade

“I did puppy kindergarten and puppy first grade with my dog here and both classes were great. I am always impressed by the constant workshops and classes they hold around common dog problems. All very positive reinforcement trainers. A+”
 – K.H., Washington, DC

About this Class:

This class is for students whose dogs have graduated from our Puppy Kindergarten classes.


  • Sarah Stoycos (Laughing Dog Academy)
  • or Lisa Arant (Small & Tall Dog Training) – Saturdays only

Fee: $160

Upcoming Classes

If a class is listed in the box below, please check Schedule at a Glance for days off and the last date of class.

If the box is empty, there are no classes currently scheduled. Please join the wait list at the bottom of this page, so we can email you when we schedule the next class.


Class fees help support the free programs and services provided by Your Dog’s Friend, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and supporting dog parents.


Join the Wait List

Not ready to sign up? Waiting for a better day to fit your schedule? Join the Puppy 1st Grade wait list and we’ll email you as soon as we schedule new sessions of this class.