Puppy Training

Congratulations on your new puppy! When a family acquires a new puppy, it is an exciting and busy time. Puppies are fun and a bit of work too!

Just like an infant, puppies require constant supervision so they won’t get themselves into mischief. It can be hard to adjust the your daily routine to meet the puppy’s needs.  Often owners do not have the time or skills it takes to teach their puppy proper housebreaking habits, socialization and training boundaries. However, these habits are critical to helping your puppy grow into a well-adjusted, happy dog.

Dog-Gone Fun understands the limitations of a busy daily life. We also know how much fun owning a puppy can be.

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AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Class
Socialization, Training, Activity and Responsibility = S.T.A.R.

The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The six week class covers housetraining, handling exercises, socialization, basic commands and more. Class also includes 2 Out & About adventures to introduce the puppies to new places, objects and people. And 2 days of daycare to socialize puppies with other puppies in a controlled/supervised environment.

At the end of the course your instructor will administer the AKC
S.T.A.R. Puppy test. Upon passing the test you will receive an application to send to AKC for enrollment in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program.

Class starts Tuesday July 10
Length:  45 min/week for 6 weeks
Time: 7:30 – 8:15 pm
Cost: $175 includes 2 Out and About adventures and 2 days of daycare
Class limited to 6 students
Prerequisite: puppies must 8-20 weeks on the first day of class.
Instructor: Cheri Moore
Sign up AKC S.T.A.R Puppy Class

Puppy Day School Currently all training spots are full
This is why we developed our Puppy Day School for puppies up to 1 year of age.

We have introduced a program for owners to drop their puppy off between 7-9 a.m. and pick them up between 4-6 p.m. for a predetermined number of days. We set up a formal housebreaking regimen for young puppies and they are taught to potty outside. We give you, the owner, the educational material, and the encouragement that you need to continue the same routine at home. Any questions and concerns that you have are resolved on a daily basis.

The length of time it takes to fully housebreak a young puppy varies depending on the dog and owner compliance, so 2 short weeks does not guarantee that your puppy will be fully housebroken.

Training
Included in day school will be 1 private training session with your puppy and the trainer after every three days of school. Lessons will include sit, down, coming when called and walking on a leash. We will enforce polite greetings and appropriate human-dog interactions. As we teach these skills at school, you will receive handouts and 3 informative training sessions with your dog and the trainer.

Socialization
During the day, puppies will receive plenty of dog to dog interactions and play with other puppies as well as appropriate adult dogs. As with any preschool, structured naptimes and a regular feeding schedule will be provided. Crate training will also be provided.

Cost $55-60/day depends on age of dog
Includes 3 training sessions.
Private owner/trainer session after 3 days of puppy day school.
Restrictions and number of days required will vary depending on the needs of your dog.

Boot Camp Package $550 puppies up to 4 months/ $ 600 dogs over 6 monthsScreen Shot 2013-02-10 at 5.51.41 PM
The package includes:
10 days of day school (Mon-Fri)
3 training sessions a day
3 owner/trainer sessions

*Puppy vaccines are required to attend puppy day school. We require two sets of puppy vaccines and a bordatella to attend. We will accept your veterinarian’s puppy vaccination schedule. We also require proof on a negative stool sample for all puppies who attend.

Space is limited so call today!