Tail Waggers Academy is thrilled to announce our partnership with Indian Walk veterinary Center in the lower level training studio~ 662 Durham Rd, Newtown, PA

If you are looking for a vet give them a call to set up your appointment~ and don't forget to tell them Tail Waggers Academy referred you!

We offer both private and group lessons!

Private Instruction~

Private lessons are customized to whatever it is that you would like to work on.  Anything offered in group lessons can be done with private lessons.  Behavior modification would be addressed in private lessons. Aggression, fear and phobias are addressed in private instruction.  Email for consultation fees.

Group Classes~

Freshman Students:  

  • AKC Puppy Star
  • Puppy Socialization

Sophomore Students: 

  • Basic obedience for adult dogs

Junior Students: 

  • Advanced obedience (Indoor)

Senior Students: 

  • Advanced outdoor obedience
  • AKC Urban Canine
  • AKC Community Canine
  • TDI prep

ther Classes:

Feist Fido (Leash reactive group class)

For a list of current classes please go to our Facebook page! 



Outdoor Boot-camp Classes~

  • City Slickers!  If you love taking your dog with you when you go out but your dog doesn't seem to know their name let alone their manners, then this class is for you!  We will be going to different locations within the city that are dog friendly to put their basic obedience to test and work through in real life situations.
  • Walk this Way!  If you feel like a kite when you walk your dog, then this class is for you.  Dogs will be learning loose leash walking
  • Rocket Recalls!  Does your dog run in the opposite direction when you call them to COME?  We are teaching recalls with distractions



American Kennel Club Classes (AKC) and

Therapy Dog International (TDI)  Class Description

  • AKC Puppy Star - This class is devoted to puppies under one year old.  It is the beginning of all training for your dog.  This is a six week class and will focus on basic obedience and ownership responsibilities.  This is the beginning of developing a bond between you and your dog through training.
  • AKC GCG (Canine Good Citizen)  - This class is for any dog over one year old.  Your dog should already have a foundation of their basic obedience before signing up for this six week class.  At the end of the six weeks your dog will have their final exam where they can earn their CGC certification.
  • AKC Urban Canine - This class is for dogs that have already passed their AKC CGC level of training.  This is a field trip class where we will visit different settings to put your dog to the test of real life situations in an urban setting with cars, streets to be crossed, noises, and distractionsThis is an advanced test and you should already have done basic obedience and have your CGC.  Your dog will have their final exam in the last class.
  • AKC Community Canine - This is an advanced six week testing class. Your dog must have already passed CGC level and have their foundation of basic obedience.  This is also a class where real life high distractions are put to the test.  Your dog will have their final exam at the end of the six weeks.
  • Therapy Dogs International (TDI)® - The purpose of this class is to prepare students for a career in volunteer work.  Earning this registration will allow your dog to be able to go to different facilities that accept therapy dogs to bring comfort to patients in hospitals, nursing homes or other institutions such as schools and reading programs.   If you are unsure if your dog would qualify for this class, you dog can be evaluated before signing up.