JUNE 2021: The ALL NEW Puppy Start Right Kindergarten Program

What is the Puppy Start Right Kindergarten Program?

If you are raising a new puppy, Our Puppy Start Right program is just right for you. If you have a puppy 8-16 weeks of age our Puppy Start Right Preschool class is where you will start in the Puppy Start Right program. This group class is for under-vaccinated puppies. We take great care to introduce your puppy to the novelty of the world in a sanitized and safe classroom setting. This class has extensive video tutorials and written exercises to get you and your puppy off on the right paw! Click here for more information on our Puppy Start Right Preschool  classes. 

Our Puppy Start Right Kindergarten Beginner class is for puppies who are fully vaccinated and 4- 8 months of age. It includes in-person classroom instruction with your certified trainer, over 70 corresponding tutorial videos, and step-by-step instructions on how to teach new behaviors. The Puppy Start Right program is great for building communication between you and your puppy and achieving the behavior you want from your puppy. This program sets the foundation for a lifelong partnership between you and your puppy based on mutual understanding and trust. Our Puppy Start Right Kindergarten Advanced class builds on the skills you learned in the Beginner class. It also helps you transfer your puppy’s skills into real-life social settings for a confident and well-behaved puppy.

The Puppy Start Right Kindergarten program is more than just an obedience class, this complete program will teach you how to safely and positively socialize your puppy; using a positive approach to problem-solving, prevention, and training, all without the use of force.

Scroll to the bottom of this page for the current class schedule and registration.


What will my puppy and I learn?

In this program, your puppy will learn foundation life skills and manners that will set them up for a lifetime of success! Some of the skills your puppy will learn include:

  • Stationary behaviors such as sit, down, settle on a mat, stay/wait
  • Movement behaviors such as leash walking and coming when called
  • Fun behaviors such as learning to perform a trick such as spin or leg weaves!
  • and MORE!

Problem-solving topics address common puppy behaviors including:

  • mouthing/biting
  • jumping
  • chewing
  • digging
  • counter surfing and stealing objects
  • And MORE!

Our Prevention topics include:

  • confinement and independence training
  • food bowl exercises
  • enrichment games
  • handling and restraint
  • And MORE!

Price: $175-$275

Class Instructor: Kim Silver

Class Length: 6 weeks. In 2021 we will not have classes the weekends of Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

What to Bring to Class:

  • Your puppy! Your puppy must be wearing a properly fitted body harness (strongly preferred for the health and comfort of your puppy) or properly fitted flat collar
  • Lot’s of tasty treats. Bring a variety and more than you think you need
  • A bowl and water for your puppy
  • A mat for your dog to lay on. Bath mats and yoga mats work well

Requirements: Your puppy must be between 4-8 months old at the start of class and must be able to work around other dogs.

Make sure to check out the video below to see a sneak peak of what we do in this course!

Register for JUNE 2021: The ALL NEW Puppy Start Right Kindergarten Program now!

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