Puppy life skills – Senior Puppy Course

Puppy life skills – Senior Puppy Course2019-02-02T08:59:58+00:00

Senior Puppy Course

Cost $165

This course is for puppies from 14 weeks to 6 month of age.  It is crucial that puppies of this age bracket continue their education and positive socialisation experiences so that they can develop into a well mannered family dog. Our program aims to provide positive training and socialisation experiences in a safe and controlled environment to enhance your puppies learning and overall behaviour. This course is suitable  for puppies who have undertaken puppy preschool either with us or their vet/other location. Also most suitable for puppies who have missed out on puppy preschool!

  • 5 week program – 1 hour per week
  • Online orientation you can view in the comfort of your home
  • Option for Home visit prior to starting class to ensure you are on the right track (cost additional)
  • Classes are held in Lismore – Lismore Show grounds under cover, And in Casino indoors.
  • Small class sizes maximum 6 puppies per class.
  • Individualised attention for each and every attendee
  • Puppy play is not included in senior puppy classes – The aim of this program is create puppies who are focused more on their humans then other dogs/environmental stimuli.
  • Cost includes – A free Clicker, Handouts, Graduation Certificate, Weekly prizes, Unlimited phone/ email support, Invites to Intuitive Dog Training exclusive client events.

What should I bring to class?

  • Your puppy on a flat collar and lead or body harness – Please no check chains, chain leads or retractable leads.
  • Drinking water for yourself and water/bowl for your puppy.
  • A comfortable bed or mat for your puppy to relax on
  • Tasty treats – Cooked chicken, cheese, diced cooked steak, left over roast meats, diced prime 100 dog rolls, dried liver, chicken etc
  • A treat pouch (If you do not have one we have some available for $20)
  • Please wear closed in appropriate footware no thongs/clogs/hi heels etc.

What will my puppy learn?

Your puppy will learn the following behaviours during the course of our program –

  • Respond to their name
  • Watch/Look – Give Eye contact
  • Give/take (swap toys, chews, treats etc)
  • Greet people without jumping up
  • Confidently accept the presence of other puppies, children and adults.
  • Sit when asked
  • Drop when asked
  • Stand (for examination or grooming) with duration
  • Stay
  • Wait
  • settle on Bed/mat for short duration
  • Progression of Recall
  • Loose leash Walking
  • Accept their collars being touched/held
  • Accept gentle handling
  • Socialisation exercises

Owner Education

We aim to keep our classes fun and informative for both puppies and their humans, during our course you will learn about-

  • Positive reinforcement training and how dogs learn
  • Handling and grooming
  • Toilet training (check how things are going – address any problems)
  • Bite inhibition (Check how this is going – address any problems)
  • Environmental Enrichment
  • Appropriate play for older puppies/dogs
  • Understanding and managing normal puppy behaviour
  • Interpreting body language

Ready to get Started? Book today

Call us – 0451160355

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