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Puppy Class Part One
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This course, for puppies 8-20 weeks of age at the start of the class, is a starting point for pups on their way to becoming well mannered and well adjusted members of your family. In this part of our Puppy Parenting Program you will learn the beginnings
of fundamental obedience and manners skills like sit, down, come when called, and leash manners. Great attention is paid to house training, curbing nipping, mouthing, and jumping up, and socialization, gentling, and handling.
- Curbing Nipping
- Curbing Excessive Barking
- Teaching Your Puppy to Settle Down Quietly
- Sit, Down and Stand
- Come When Called
- Hand Targeting
- Impulse Control
- Mannerly Greetings
- Handling Exercises
- Leash Manners
- Fundamentals of Self Control
For puppies 8-20 weeks at the start of the class. For dogs of any size, breed or mix.
The course meets for 5 consecutive (unless otherwise noted on the schedule, due to a holiday) one hour classes.
The class fee is non-refundable, non-transferable and there are no make-up classes. Prior to registering please note the nature of offering limited space classes, the above stated policies, and that there are no exceptions.
Proof of Vaccine Requirements: For pups 8-15 weeks of age you must provide proof of at least one round of vaccines. No veterinarian signature is required for pups 8-15 weeks of age.
For pups 16 weeks and older a record of their vaccinations must be signed by your veterinarian and include vaccine for: rabies, parvovirus, parainfluenza, adenovirus, bordatella, and distemper. If your veterinarian chooses not to give your pup one or more of these vaccines at the time of class, we must have a signed letter from them stating that it is contraindicated. Entry to classes and play groups is not permitted without Health Department required proof of vaccinations.
Dogs should have no aggression history. If you aren’t sure what this means, please contact us.