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ABOUT THE
Puppy
start
right

PROGRAM

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. 

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your dream puppy

Cute, snuggly, full of love. She is perfect!

 

weekly fun themes

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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.  

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Create a long-lasting bond between you and your puppy.

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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.

 

INCLUDES;
 

  • 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

Foundation behaviours that are covered during the course include:-

  • Respond to Name/Eye Contact/Look

  • Sit (hand signal/verbal cue)

  • Drop/Down

  • Settle on a Mat

  • Recall basics

  • Collar Hold

  • Hand Target

  • Leave food and objects

  • Give/Take/Exchange

  • Food Bowl

  • Loose leash walking (intro)

 

  • PUPPY PLAY / SOCIALISATION

Off-leash play each session including education puppy parents on appropriate play.

Puppy Start Right Class $199
4 Puppy Socialisation Sessions FREE
Rescue & Breeder’s Discount $179.  Contact for discount code

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Puppy Start Right
ONLINE TRAINING

 

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