Start early to help your puppy become the best dog she can be. Puppy School Hobart can get you there.
WHAT IS PUPPY START RIGHT?
Group training in a supportive settingFive week accredited reward-based puppy school servicing Hobart & Eastern Shore suitable for puppies aged 8-17 weeks specifically designed to teach positive proactive experiences during the critical socialisation period.
your dream puppy
Cute, snuggly, full of love. She is perfect!
weekly fun themes
EXPLORATION & SOCIALISATION
Positively exposing puppies to novelty and a multitude of environments daily during the critical window of socialisation (up to16 weeks) will help puppies grow into well, adjusted companion dogs.
Create a long-lasting bond between you and your puppy.
PREVENTION, MANAGEMENT & PROBLEM SOLVING TOPICS
A step by step approach to common puppy behaviours such as play biting and mouthing, chewing, toileting and jumping.
The prevention of behaviour problems is much easier than a lifetime of treatment for behavioural problems and financial resources.
WHAT'S TO PROGRAM?
group training in a supportive setting
Five week accredited reward-based puppy school servicing Hobart & Eastern Shore suitable for puppies aged 8-17 weeks specifically designed to teach positive proactive experiences during the critical socialisation period.
Rolling Intakes – No waiting for set class dates. Sessions are rotationally based with various fun themes and basic foundation behaviours so that puppies can join at any time.
PUPPY ORIENTATION - Online Zoom Session (1.5hrs)
Orientation includes toilet training, puppy mouthing and nipping, chewing, jumping, puppy-proofing your home, management around children, appropriate enrichment, crate/independence training, defining socialisation, positive reinforcement training methods and equipment recommendations.
WEEKLY theme-based training sessions x 4
Each week puppies will learn to interact with fun themes including:-
Obstacles & Sounds – habituation to new surfaces, obstacles and various sounds.
Handling – preparing for a vet visit, accept handling and restraint, prepare for nail clipping, acclimation to harness, cones, muzzles and brushing.
Wheels & Children’s Toys – habituation to children’s toys, skateboard, bikes etc.
People, Costumes & Appearances – habituation to familiar and unfamiliar appearances (hoodies, umbrellas, masks, big hats, beards, unusual head-gear, walking sticks etc.)
Foundation behaviours that are covered during the course include:-
Respond to Name/Eye Contact/Look
Sit (hand signal/verbal cue)
Settle on a Mat
Leave food and objects
Loose leash walking (intro)
PUPPY PLAY / SOCIALISATION
Off-leash play each session including education puppy parents on appropriate play.