Puppy School Workbook
Welcome to Puppy School
Puppy school is a great opportunity for learning at both ends of the lead! During our course we will help you to understand, teach and communicate with your puppy, so that we can set them up for success to become a well adjusted member of your family and doggy society. Puppy school is like starting a first day of school or at a new job, there will be a lot of new sights, smells, other puppies and people. You may see your puppy display different behaviours during school because of all these new experiences. We will work with you to help understand these behaviours and to help your puppy settle in this new environment. We use dividers between each puppy so that we can minimise the distractions from other puppies while they are learning new behaviours or working on settling. This means that it will be easier for your puppy to focus on you while you're teaching them. We also teach your puppy to settle on a mat during class, this is the starting point for teaching them to be able to settle anywhere on their mat, so that you can take them to cafes, the park, the beach, etc.
Welcome to your puppy school workbook, where you will find everything that we cover during
puppy class in one handy place.
Some items that will help your puppy succeed in class are:
Their bed or mat - Gives puppies a soft place to settle on.
Chews - Roo flaps, sheep ears, venison ears are a great choice.
High value treats - To reward your puppy for their hard work.
Front loaded harness - Useful tool to prevent pulling while teaching your puppy to walk nicely on lead.
Adaptil junior collar - A pheromone collar that sends comforting messages to puppies that helps puppies to feel as comforted and secure with their new family as they did with their mother.