Whether you’ve just adopted a new dog, or you’re raising a puppy, training is essential for a healthy, happy human-canine bond. We endorse positive reinforcement dog training, as opposed to other punishment-based training. The ASPCA offers an excellent overview of the benefits of this positive, effective method: so check it out, right here!

Below are trainers that we recommend in the CNY area (if you’re a positive reinforcement trainer interested in being on this list, just contact us for details):

Cuse Pit Crew’s Recommended Trainers

CNY Pet Training

My Pet Has Issues

A Positive Difference Training (affiliated with Recycle-a-Bull Bully Breed Rescue)

Trainer Dan (affiliated with Stack Veterinary Hospital)

If you live in the City of Syracuse and fall below a certain income range, you may qualify for the Cuse Pit Crew Free Community Training, email us at to see if you qualify.