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Puppy Classes

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Congratulations on your new puppy!

When a family acquires a new puppy, it is an exciting and busy time. Puppies are fun and a bit of work too! Just like an infant, puppies require constant supervision so they won’t get themselves into mischief. It can be hard to adjust the your daily routine to meet the puppy’s needs.  Often owners do not have the time or skills it takes to teach their puppy proper housebreaking habits, socialization and training boundaries. However, these habits are critical to helping your puppy grow into a well-adjusted, happy dog.

Dog-Gone Fun understands the limitations of a busy daily life. We also know how much fun owning a puppy can be.

Our puppy training options include:

  • AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Group Class

  • Puppy Day School

A.K.C. S.T.A.R. Puppy Class

The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The six week class covers house training, handling exercises, socialization, basic commands and more. Class also includes 2 days of daycare to socialize puppies with other puppies in a controlled/supervised environment.

 

At the end of the course your instructor will administer the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test. Upon passing the test you will receive an application to send to AKC for enrollment in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program.

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Class Details:

  • Cost: $175 includes 2 days of daycare

  • Class Size: 5 puppies, max

  • Class Length: 6, 45-minute classes (meets weekly unless stated otherwise)

  • Prerequisite: puppies must be 8-20 weeks on the first day of class. Puppies are also required to have at least one round of vaccinations at least 7 days before the first class.

Upcoming Classes

Starting Sunday, August 7 FULL

  • Class Time: 12-12:45 pm

  • Instructor: Cheri Moore

Starting Friday, September 9 (skipping 9/16)

  • Class Time: 6-6:45 pm

  • Instructor: Caroline Currie

Puppy Day School 

Puppy Day School combines daycare and dog training to help your puppy get a jumpstart on training and socialization.

Simply drop off your puppy off between 7-9am and pick them up between 4-6pm for a predetermined number of days. We give you, the owner, the educational material, and the encouragement that you need to continue the same routine at home.

 

Any questions and concerns that you have are resolved on a daily basis.

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Puppy Day School Details

  • Cost:

    • $750 for puppies 6 months or younger

    • $850 for puppies over 6 months of age

  • Pricing includes:

    • 10 days of day school (Monday – Friday)

    • 3 training sessions per day

    • 3 Puppy-Teacher sessions

What does Puppy Day School include?

 

Training

Included in day school will be 3, weekly Puppy-Teacher Conference training sessions to offer you guidance with your puppy. Lessons will include sit, down, coming when called and walking on a leash. We will enforce polite greetings and appropriate human-dog interactions.

Socialization

During the day, puppies will receive plenty of dog to dog interactions and play with other puppies as well as appropriate adult dogs. As with any preschool, structured naptimes and a regular feeding schedule will be provided. Crate training will also be provided.​

Space is limited—Spots available!

Alternatively, you can call us at (336) 993-2178 to register