Puppy Start Right Camp

Puppy Start Right Camp is held at our 406 South Plumer Avenue location.
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Why choose Puppy Start Right Camp?


We will train your puppy for you while you are working, taking care of the kids or running errands.


Our trainers are highly skilled so your puppy will learn faster than when you train your puppy. Once your puppy learns the skill and cue, we transfer your trained puppy over to you.


This is a critical piece of the puppy puzzle and one pet parents often say they are missing. We have built in everything your puppy needs to experience.

Puppy Start Right Camp for Puppies 10 - 24 Weeks Old

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Puppy Start Right Camp

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In Puppy Start Right Camp, we teach your puppy and generalize many behaviors taught in Puppy Preschool, Puppy Kindergarten and MORE!

  • Clicker Intro
  • Nose Touch
  • Sit
  • Down
  • Wait
  • Mat Work
  • Come when Called
  • Polite People Greetings
  • Non-Greetings with People
  • Walking On a Leash
  • Focus & Attention Games
  • Crate Training
  • Potty Training including Dog Door Training If Needed
  • Socialization, Exposure and Handling

    Puppies are in a critical period of their lives where they will start to develop their feelings about the world. Our trainers will expose your puppy to many different sights, sounds, textures, people, dogs, and more. We want your pup to have a positive outlook on life and think new sights and sounds are no big deal! Here’s a sample list of things your pup will be exposed to:

  • Veterinary Equipment
  • Household Items
  • Things with Wheels
  • People with Weird Clothing
  • Novel Items
  • Unsteady Surfaces
  • Shiny Surfaces
  • Loud Surfaces
  • Items Hanging From Above
  • Stairs
  • Ramps
  • Ball Pit
  • Flirt Pole
  • Tunnels
  • Farm Animal Sounds
  • Bird Sounds
  • Wildlife Sounds
  • Car Sounds
  • Siren Sounds
  • City Sounds
  • Playground Sounds
  • Construction Sounds
  • Train Sounds
  • Firework Sounds
  • Doorbell Sounds
  • Storm Sounds
  • Household Sounds
  • Smoke Detector Sounds
  • We will also practice for happy vet and grooming visits. This includes nail trims, brushing, vaccinations, and more.
  • Controlled Group Play With Other Puppies

    Our professional trainers are experts in dog body language and play. Your pup will be specifically placed with other puppies that match your dog’s play style and energy level so that this is a fun experience for your puppy. We want your pup to learn how to play well with other dogs, how to read their body language, respond appropriately and how to take breaks and come back to you when needed.

    You'll Also Receive:

  • Daily updates on your puppy’s progress at pick up as well as weekly report cards, and emails updating you on everything your pup learned that week and how you can continue that training at home.
  • Concierge Puppy Field Trip - Once a week one of our trainers will pick up your puppy from your home and take them on a socialization field trip to experience new things and practice what they learn in camp.
  • Two 45-Minute Private Lessons to help you with all things puppy! This lesson includes transferring the manners behaviors to you.
  • Our Puppy Essentials Video Library with over 40 must have puppy raising videos.
  • Video Tutorials and Handouts for the skills taught at camp so you can practice at home.
  • Access to our weekly 30 minute Puppy Start Right Q & A time on Zoom with our trainers and connect with your puppy’s camp friends.
  • Enrollment Information

  • Puppies must be 20 weeks or younger at the start of the program.
  • Puppies must have their second DHPP vaccination at least 2 days prior to camp starting, a negative fecal within 14 days of camp starting, and a clean bill of health.
  • Puppy Start Right Camp is on 1/2 days Tuesdays and Thursdays for 4 weeks at our location. If you need to skip a week due to travel, please let us know. Field trips provide a third day of socialization for your puppy. Field trips are approximately 60 minutes and will take place on a M/W/F or Saturday based on our trainer’s availability.
  • Drop-off from 7:30 am – 8:00 am / Pick-up from 11:30 am – 12:00 pm (Through October 3. Starting October 10 Pick-up will be between 12:00 - 12:30 pm).

    Our Puppy Start Right Camp rate is $2025 due at time of enrollment and is non refundable. Space is limited. Complete this form to let us know you would like to secure a spot in camp.

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    Specials for Group Class Students

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    We have discounts and special options for graduates of Puppy Preschool, graduates of Puppy Kindergarten, and private session students.

    Please contact us for options and pricing.

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