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Puppy Preschool

Puppy Preschool classes are conducted in our veterinary hospital on a weekday evening at 7pm.

 

Each course comprises 4 x 1 hour sessions.

 

We conduct owner education, appropriate socialisation and a basic training program for puppies aged 8 – 16 weeks.

 

AIMS OF OUR PUPPY PRESCHOOL

 

Puppies

 

  • proper socialised behaviour with other pups, children and adults

  • response to basic commands

  • ability to stay on its mat

  • response to name

 

Owners

 

  • positive reinforcement training

  • handling techniques

  • toilet training of pets

  • bite inhibition/mouthing

  • understanding and management of normal puppy behaviour eg. jumping and mouthing

  • responsible pet ownership

  • environmental enrichment/time alone

  • nutrition and polite meal time manners

 

GUIDELINES

 

  • Total cost for 4 classes $120

  • Prior to starting classes, please visit the clinic to fill in our registration form and pay a deposit to secure your place in the next available class

  • Maximum of two family members per class

  • Please bring your puppy on a flat collar and lead (no check chains or retractable leads)

  • Please bring current vaccination certificate if your pup is not vaccinated at our clinic

  • Puppy training treats will be provided