Puppy Preschool

Socialisation for puppies up to 16 weeks of age

Topics include:

  • Sit, drop, stand and go to a bed or mat on cue
  • Toilet training
  • “Leave it” to stop mouthing and nipping you or the kids
  • Calming techniques
  • Enjoy bath time, being groomed and being examined at the vets
  • Food bowl manners
  • Come when called
  • Walk nicely on a lead
  • Enrichment for your dog

Bookings must be made with the vet:

Blackburn Animal Hospital

80 Canterbury Road (Cnr Donald Street), Blackburn South, VIC
Phone: +61 3 9877 3277

6pm–7pm Tuesdays   |   4-week course

Dandenong Ranges Veterinary Centre

1449 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda, VIC
Phone: +61 3 9751 2999

6pm–7pm Wednesdays   |   4-week course

Due to ongoing COVID-19 and influenza risks, please practice social distancing, etc. Hand sanitiser is provided.

We work on:

  • A sustained sit, drop and stand
  • A longer wait and settle on a mat
  • Improving a reliable recall
  • Leaving food or toys when asked
  • Loose-lead walking

We also play training games and do trick training. During recesses, the dogs play on the supplied play equipment, which provides confidence-building opportunities.

Contact us on +61 421 063 733 to book. Bookings are essential.

All dogs need to be vaccinated (evidence is required). Due to ongoing COVID-19 and influenza risks, please practice social distancing, etc. Hand sanitiser is provided.

Play & Learn Class

Socialisation and training for older puppies and adult dogs

Prices:
8 weeks for $240
A 10% discount is available for student concession and health care card holders, as well as for dogs that have done Puppy Preschool or private consultations with me.

This class builds on the skills developed in Puppy Preschool and it also suits the dog that has done little or no training, such as a dog you have rescued. It is not suitable for reactive dogs.