PUPPY PROGRAMS

You're not just raising a puppy.
You're raising the dog you want to have in the future.

PUPPY
PRESCHOOL

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PUPPY
WEEK

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BEHAVIOUR BASICS

Click on the Puppy Development Chart
for a printable download

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A puppies most impressionable time is between birth and 16 weeks of age.
That is when they need to be exposed to as many sights, sounds, smells and stimuli as possible!

But we're told to avoid dog parks, pet stores and high traffic areas until they are fully vaccinated, typically at 16 weeks, meaning we miss the critical imprinting period.  

Studies have now shown that dogs are more at risk of being euthanized because of behaviour problems linked to lack of socialization than they are of contracting a deadly disease before being fully vaccinated.  While each option has its pros and cons, we strongly believe that providing a safe environment for Puppy Preschool is the best solution.
Here is some great info about puppy socialization from the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviour.

Puppy Training Programs - starting at $200

Puppy Preschool

Puppy Preschool guides you through the most influential stage of your puppy's life; providing healthy socialization to dogs, people and other animals.  Open to all puppies age 9 weeks - 5 months.

This program includes:

  • 6 Group Classes

  • 3 month Membership to Socials & Packwalks

OPEN REGISTRATION! Our 6 week curriculum runs on repeat.  That means you can jump in at anytime without missing classes.  

Puppy Week

Puppy Week is 7 days of immersive learning with our Canine Behaviourist and well-balanced adult dogs to show your puppy the ropes

This program includes:

  • In-Home Care

  • Daily Outings

  • Basic Obedience training

  • Adventure Hike

Give your pup a jump start on good behaviour and healthy socialization.

Behaviour Basics

Behaviour Basics is the course we believe every dog owner needs.  We go beyond obedience and help you to understand your dog.  This introductory course will teach you about canine language, culture and how your relationship dynamics affect their behaviour.

Behaviour basics is a series of 5 mini-seminars.  Topics include:

  • Leadership & Lifestyle

  • Behaviour & The Brain

  • Leash Connection

  • Way to Play

  • Canine Sociality

Don't wait until there are problems to fix.  Help your puppy become the best dog he can be from the start.

 
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