Content: This 6-week session places emphasis on socialization including play with other puppies, interaction with humans, and handling. Puppies learn skills such as: sit, look, down, come, loose leash walking, stay, and give. Information is provided on issues such as house training, inappropriate mouthing and biting, jumping and more. You'll learn how to prevent unwanted behavior and establish a bond with your puppy using positive reinforcement methods.
Age: Puppies must be 5 months or younger on the FIRST day of class.
Prerequisite: Puppies must be age-appropriately vaccinated.
Schedule: For classes starting BEFORE October 1: Classes meet once a week for 6 consecutive weeks on the same day of the week and at the same time all 6 weeks unless otherwise noted. The first class is approximately an hour and a half long depending on the number of questions and is frequently at a different time. (Week 1 of ALL evening sessions begin at 6pm; Week 1 of ALL weekend sessions begin at 2pm.) The following 5 weeks are 45 minutes. For classes starting AFTER October 1: Classes meet once a week for 6 consecutive weeks on the same day of the week and at the same time all 6 weeks unless otherwise noted. Classes are 45 minutes in length.
Week 1 of Class: The first week of class is for HUMANS ONLY - NO DOGS. For classes starting BEFORE October 1, be sure to read the start time of Week 1 information above.