Dog Training
at The Hydrant Hotel

Training Enhances Your Dog’s Skills & Strengthens Your Bond

Your dog’s favorite place to stay and play is also where they can learn and obey with expert training. You can schedule a session à la carte, purchase training packages, or add it to your dog’s boarding or day care schedule to enhance their visit.
The Hydrant Training Agreement

Meet Our Executive Trainer: Tim Almeida

We’re proud to feature dedicated training services from Tim Almeida, a knowledge-assessed certified professional dog trainer (CPDT-KA®). This nationally recognized standard of excellence certifies his expertise in animal behavior, learning theory, dog training technique, and instruction. Specific areas of expertise are listed below.

Puppy Kindergarten

American Kennel Club® Canine Good Citizen™ Training Class & Testing

Training Session Add-on
for Boarding

Leash Walking Class

Recall Class

Proper Play

Tim has extensive experience working in various settings with many breeds, including shelter environments and rescue dogs. His training methodology empowers owners and strengthens human-canine bonds for more fulfilling relationships.

To get your dog into a training program with Tim, let us know your dog’s breed, age, weight, and what type of training interests you.

Training Programs & Pricing

Available Hours

Please call (631) 920-3706 to make an appointment.

Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Training sessions last one hour.

Hours: 9:30AM, 11AM, 12:30PM


Dog Training Add-ons for Day Care & Boarding Residents

Enjoy personalized training sessions for your dog during day care or while boarding. These sessions cover basic obedience, recall, proper play, and leash skills, promoting growth and confidence.
Single Session: $150
Three-Session Package: $400
Five-Session Package: $650
Seven-Session Package: $875
10-Session Package: $1,200

One-on-One Training:
Dog Owner on-site with Tim

Perfect for a dog owner who wants to train their dog with the guidance of a trainer. Both you and your dog will learn to understand each other better while strengthening your relationship. Clients gain the confidence to lead while also instilling confidence in their dog. These training sessions can include basic obedience and handling skills, with options for customized training plans.
Single Session: $150
Three-Session Package: $400*
Five-Session Package: $650
Seven-Session Package: $875
10-Session Package: $1,200
Training sessions last one hour and take place at The Hydrant Hotel. *Package deals of three sessions are only available for boarding stays.  

In-home Behavior Consultation

A dog’s behavior is influenced by its environment. An in-home consultation can provide valuable insights into why your dog acts as it does. During your dog’s behavior consultation, we assess your dog’s living space and set-up, routines and daily schedules and offer training and handling techniques to improve the quality of life for you and your dog.

Each in-home behavior consultation comes with a complete behavior plan for future follow-ups.
Initial Consultation (75 to 90 minutes): $250
Follow-up Sessions (approximately one hour each): $180

Start Training:
Schedule Your Dog’s Initial Assessment

Ready to enroll your dog to train with Tim at The Hydrant Hotel? Contact us to register your dog for an initial evaluation. We’ll schedule your dog for an initial evaluation and temperament test, where we’ll get to know their personality and basic skills to ensure the best possible training experience at The Hydrant Hotel. Evaluations take about 45 minutes.

Sessions cover basic fundamentals, confidence building and proper drive expression for your particular dog. Tim's goal is to help your pet be the best version of their unique self while also learning whatever foundational skills they need. Dogs will enjoy an hour of different types of training activity. Each session is followed up with a recap via email, phone call, or video depending on the dog's individual needs. Training for severe behavior issues such as aggression, resource guarding or for dogs with bite histories are not available on-site at The Hydrant. Please request a phone call from Tim for cases that fall under this category.

The Best Place
to Bring Your Dog
on the East End

With everything your dog needs, including doggie day care, luxury boarding suites, grooming, and training, our premier services make The Hydrant Hotel your pet’s favorite place to go.

Conveniently located in Riverhead, NY, The Hydrant Hotel is near the intersection of Old County Road and Osborn Avenue and is a home away from home for dog owners in Baiting Hollow, Calverton, Northampton, Riverside, Flanders, Jamesport, Laurel, Northville and beyond. With an experienced, dog-loving team and their unwavering commitment, we’ve earned the trust of countless dog owners seeking the best care for their furry friends.

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Testimonials & Happy Tails

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