About Us

Based in Brooklyn, Urban K-9 offers a full range of private dog training programs as well as group classes in and around NYC. Choose an option below for more details or check out our video gallery to see our techniques in action.

Trainer

dani

Dani Santanella, cpdt-ksa

owner & trainer | brooklyn

Dani has been training for over 10 years, using motivational, results-oriented techniques to open lines of communication between dogs and their owners. She is certified through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers and the Triple Crown Academy for Professional Dog Trainers. 

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Previously, Dani has taught group classes through the Brooklyn Dog Training Center, served for four years as a behavior counselor at a dog daycare facility in Manhattan, and worked at several board and train facilities in New York and San Diego. She draws from a variety of techniques that are scientifically proven, motivational, and results oriented. Dani is passionate about training and continues to attend workshops and seminars with other professional trainers to expand her skills.

Dani is a professional member of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) and the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), and a Field Representative for Paws With A Cause. She has competed in Competition Obedience with her Husky Mix, Mila, earning a UCD title and is currently training her Labrador, Rain, in Agility and showing in Competition Obedience. Rain has earned an American Kennel Club CD title and a United Kennel Club UCD title, and is a certified service demo dog with Paws With A Cause.

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Upcoming Classes

Apr 25

Bootcamp For The Out Of Control Dog

Brooklyn | 10:00 AM | 6 weeks

If you are embarrassed by your dogs behavior on the street or in your home, then this class is for you. This course will give you the tools to make your out of control dog obedient, balanced and happy, one you can be proud of.

Class Meets Every Saturday For 6 Weeks

$270

Brooklyn Dog Training Center
213 21st St
Brooklyn, NY 11232
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Apr 25

Puppy Obedience

Brooklyn | 11:00 AM | 4 Weeks

This class is for puppies 8 weeks to 20 weeks of age. This class focuses on socializing with other puppies and people. Your puppy will learn basic commands such as attention to name, sit, down, place, leave it, and drop it. You will learn tools to housebreak, crate train and correct nipping and biting. This class sets the foundation to build on and teaches you to have a wonderful relationship with your dog.

Class Meets Every Saturday For 4 Weeks

Please click on the link below to read the article on why puppy socialization is so important.

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$180

Brooklyn Dog Training Center
213 21st St
Brooklyn, NY 11232
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Apr 25

Basic Obedience

Brooklyn | 12:00 PM | 6 Weeks

All training starts with a solid foundation. This class will give you the tools to build a healthy and fun relationship with your dog. It will also help you gain a obedient and confident dog. The focus of this class is to teach your dog to walk politely on leash, look, pay attention to name, sit stay, down stay, place stay, leave it and drop it. This class incorporates the use of reward markers for clear communication.

Class Meets Every Saturday for 6 Weeks

$270

Brooklyn Dog Training Center
213 21st St
Brooklyn, NY 11232
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Apr 25

Reliable Recall Prospect Park

Brooklyn | 2:00 PM | 4 Weeks

Recalls or come when called is the most important behavior your dog can learn. It gives you and your dog more freedom to enjoy the outdoors and it can keep them out of harms way. This class focusses on the tools to get your dog off leash. This class takes place in Prospect Park and uses the use of reward markers, food, toys, and long line training to establish a more reliable recall.

Class Meets Every Saturday For 4 Weeks

$180

Prospect Park Picnic House
95 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Brooklyn: 347-416-2535
email: Dani@UrbanK-9.com

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