First Steps for New Puppies – Baby Puppy Program

Baby Puppy Program aims to achieve the following

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Your puppy will learn to

  • Respond to name
  • Begin socialising with dogs, children and adults
  • Sit for greeting, food bowl, to have lead attached, when entering and exiting doors and gateways, before getting in the car and before getting out of the car, before crossing the road and many other situations.

Sit  =  Please

The most important behaviour to teach on cue

  • Drop or lie down
  • Beginnings of loose lead walking
  • Beginnings of puppy coming back to you
  • Accepting being held by the collar
  • Accept gentle handling all over
Basset Hound puppy graduating puppy class

Bessie the Graduate

You as New Puppy Owners

  •  Understand how puppies learn with Positive Reinforcement Training
  • How to handle and groom puppies
  • The basics of toilet training
  • Stopping your puppy biting
  • Understanding and managing normal puppy behaviour, for example jumping, barking, mouthing digging.
  • Health requirements
  • Suitable training equipment for your puppy
  • Provide things for your puppy to do while home alone
  • Food requirements
  • Places where puppies can and can’t go
  • Laws relating to owning a puppy

Most importantly enjoy your puppy and your training.