In this 4 week course, you will learn all the skills to survive your puppy and help them thrive! Socialization and preventing problem behaviors are the focus of this class, with some basic obedience skills and a few tricks added in! This class is designed for puppies under 4 months of age and will start your puppy off on the right foot and prepare them for our Foundation Skills Class!
All of our training classes focus on positive reinforcment and guiding your dog towards making good decisions. We follow the guidance of the humane heirarchy LIMA standards. For more information about LIMA standards follow this link; https://m.iaabc.org/about/lima/
Puppies must receive one distemper/parvo vaccinations prior to attending the first class and show continuing vaccination updates as appropriate during the four weeks that classes are held. Puppies should be carried into the training space until fully vaccinated and will not be permitted on the grass at IHS due to risk of disease.
Classes are held at IHS's Dorman Campus in the Education Room.