About Us

Welcome to All Dawgs — THE SPOT for all things dog-related in the Capital District!


All Dawgs has almost everything you’re looking for under one roof. We offer expert dog training classes and private training lessons, dog daycare, boarding school, service dog and therapy dog training,  aggression modification, the advice you need and so much more! At All Dawgs, we work hard to offer the following:

  • A friendly, welcoming atmosphere where you and your dog can feel at home
  • The proper techniques to teach your dog the good manners they’ll need when they’re out in the world with you
  • All our trainers continually develop their craft by taking continuing education dog training classes, workshops and seminars
  • All Dawgs does NOT discriminate – we work with all breeds as well as intact (non-spayed or neutered) dogs
  • All Dawgs has the experience to work with aggressive dogs in modification training
  • We accommodate your interests, abilities and comfort level with truly personalized services

Diane Blackman is All Dawgs’ owner and head instructor. Diane has been training dogs for 25 years and holds the IACP-CDTA/PDTI and CDTI certifications. Diane has competed with her dogs for over 15  years in conformation, obedience, Rally and agility trials and has participated in over 500 therapy dog visits. Diane is also a AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator and Love on a Leash therapy dog Evaluator.

There is simply no other place like All Dawgs in the Capital Region – if you haven’t been would like a tour, please call us at (518) 831-9192 or email us. We’d love to show you around … we know that once  you visit All Dawgs, your search for the best dog care services anywhere will be over.