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Little Paws Puppy Classes

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45 Minute Classes for puppies needing foundation training and socialising.

  • Ended
  • 99 British pounds
  • Talbot View Community Centre, 3 Alder Park, Alder Road.

Available spots

Service Description

Little Paws Puppy classes are an excellent way to lay the foundations for a long and happy life with your puppy. In these group classes, your puppy will have positive experiences, learning how to focus around distractions and perform new behaviours. Classes are designed to help you teach your puppy good manners, start loose lead walking and work towards the perfect recall. Classes are run by Faye, a fully qualified and experienced trainer and behaviourist. All training is positive, using the most up-to-date knowledge and techniques with no harsh handling or intimidation. Classes are held at Talbott View Community Centre: 3, Alder park, Alder road, Poole, BH12 4AY. Classes cover: Week One – Focus (Eye contact, taking food nicely etc.) Week Two – Impulse Control (Leave it, lead walking introduction etc.) Week Three – Disengagement (Lead walking past distractions, ignoring temptations etc.) Week Four – Recall (Hand touch, starting a reflex response etc.) Week Five – Calmness (Settle, stay etc.) Week Six – Confidence (Veterinary desensitisation, environmental desensitisation etc.) Classes are structured to cover training in a way that allows your puppy to be able to achieve all tasks set. All training allows for criteria change, ensuring you are always able to make progress. During the first class, you will receive a pack with a weekly tracker booklet, leaflets containing useful information and a clicker. During week four you will also receive a whistle. NEW TO PUPPY CLASSES - Access to the Little Paws online program following classes each week. Additionally, find more detail on being able to progress behaviours, deal with problem behaviours such as jumping up, how to manage your puppy to encourage calm and much, much more! All puppies must be fully vaccinated and all family members welcome! All owners must have: - A collar (or harness) on your puppy with the legal tags (NO check/choke, electric or prong collars) - A strong lead (NO slip leads or extendable leads) - Treats (preferably your puppy's favourites - and lots of them!) - Poo bags (always bring more than you think you'll need) - A bed or mat (e.g. bath mat or vetbed) for your puppy to lie on Recommended: - Harness - Chews (such as a stuffed Kong or dehydrated food e.g. pigs ear)

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