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12 Weeks


Pick Up Puppy
19 Weeks

What A Trained Puppy Means For You

Doctorate Degree 
his program includes AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Preschool. Following Preschool, your puppy will begin an intense 5-week Doctorate Real World training program with Sit Means Sit Dog Training professional trainers. To further your puppy’s training with Real World Distractions, your puppy will go on field trips and experience new places and people while reinforcing their attention on the handler. For the average golden retriever, the puppy realizes they are being trained between 10-12 weeks old, making an enormous difference in their training.


After training, an in-person lesson is required at the time of pick-up with one of Sit Means Sit's professional trainers.

You Will Receive All Training Equipment 

  • Mountain Dog Slip lead (lifetime warranty)

  • SMS remote collar (lifetime warranty)

  • SMS Training Place Cot

  • Lifetime of Training Support (Text, Call, and/or Video Chat).


Basic Obedience Training Goals
1. Sit with Real World distractions
2. Place with Real World distractions
3. Down with Real World distractions
4. Come with Real World distractions
5. Off - consistently responding to the verbal command and not jumping on
items such as furniture, people, or countertops
6. Leave - it to obey the command and leave things alone
7. Door Boundaries - waiting at a doorway until being invited to pass through
8. “Heel” - walk nicely on a leash without pulling when distractions are


Socialization Goals
1. Stranger Trained - puppy will be comfortable being handled by multiple
2. Vet Trained - be able to walk into a vet office without incident
3. Grooming Trained - comfortable with grooming procedures, nail clippings,
baths, and blow drying
4. Cat Trained - puppy will be used to seeing our resident cats
5. Noise Trained - Puppy will continue being introduced to more moderate
and loud noises.


Confidence Building Goals
1. Agility Equipment - puppy’s confidence levels using state-of-art agility
2. Stair Trained - going up and down stairs at a normal pace.


House Trained Goals
1. Chew trained - puppy will learn to respond to verbal command and
shouldn’t chew on inappropriate items while in the presence of people.
2. Bite trained - puppy will not bite on hands

At 16 weeks, your puppy has received all puppy vaccines including rabies, distemper, parvo, leptospirosis, canine influenza, and bordetella. 

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