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Young Pup Orientation

Preparing you for puppy parenthood!  Orientation classes are designed to start you and your pup on the right path for a successful journey throughout your training course. 

Introduction to:

 Understanding rearing and training your puppy through their developmental period

✢ Clicker Training

✢ Basic Mat & Placement Work for your puppy

 Learning social cues and body language for proper puppy play

Orientation Info

✢ Orientations are offered weekly

45 minute orientation, Saturdays: 10 AM -10:45 AM

✢ Up to two people are allowed per dog

✷ Please read our Terms & Conditions before enrolling

Preparing for Young Pup 

What you need to begin training your pup on at home before starting the Young Pup Course:

 House Training 

 Crate Training 

✢ Alone Time 

✷ Orientation includes How To on these topics

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Topics

Covered

 Development: from Birth to Adolescence

 How Puppies Learn

✢ Motivation • Reinforcement

✢ Clicker • Marker Training

 What is Socialization

 What is Enrichment

What to Bring 

 Current vaccination records

 Training Clicker (free clicker provided)

 Semi-hungry, semi-tired, pottied pup

 Lots of high value bite size treats and treat bag

 Stuffed Kong or Bully Stick to chew on while instructor is talking

✢ Chew Toy without a squeaker to alternate use of chew treats while instructor is talking

 Standard flat collar or a no-pull harness

 5 or 6 foot standard leash

 Mat, towel, or small blanket