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6 Weeks


Pick Up Puppy
12 Weeks

What A Trained Puppy Means For You

Puppy Preschool
This program teaches puppies during their most important phase and lays the groundwork for more advanced training. Puppies will complete a 6-week AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. STAR stands for Socialization, Training, Activity and a Responsible owner and in six weeks of STAR puppy classes.


Puppies Learn the Following Behaviors and Skills

  • Free of aggression toward people and other puppies

  • Tolerates collar or body harness of handler’s choice

  • Handler can hug or hold puppy (depending on size)

  • Puppy allows handler to take away a treat or toy

  • Allows (in any position) petting by a person other than the handler

  • Grooming-Allows body handling and brief exam (ears, feet)

  • Walks on a Leash-Follows handler on lead in a straight line (15 steps)

  • Walks by other people-Walks on leash past other people 5-ft away

  • Sits on command

  • Down on command

  • Comes to handler from 5-ft when name is called

  • Reaction to Distractions-distractions are presented 15-ft away

  • Stay on leash with another person (handler walks 10 steps and returns

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