Thursday Nights (free orientation without your dog 1 week before the start of class)
Puppies 8-20 weeks old that have completed the vaccinations appropriate to their age.
$175 for 6 classes to be completed in 8 weeks... no paying for classes you miss! Unused Puppy K classes can be used for subsequent Steps. Puppies will spend 6 weeks in Puppy K with one makeup week). Note that after puppy K ends, you are eligible to purchase classes in 6 or 10 week bundles.
Required equipment, vaccinations, and club policies will be discussed at Orientation, but for a preview please see our Class Rules.
In Puppy K, we will be focusing on the following steps --
Eye contact for 2 seconds, handler smiling!
Sit 3 times using hand and/or verbal signal, no lure
Down 3 times using hand and/or verbal signal, no lure
Pass the Puppy Sit/Down with lure
Respond to name from 5 feet
Pass the Puppy Body Handling
Calling out of play after 30 seconds
Back up and Focus with food/toy distractor
Let's get Dressed Up game
Recall from 1/2 length of room (or more)
Loose Leash Walking for 10-20 feet
Take It/Leave It
Retrieve different objects
These exercises may be performed with continuous rewards
NEDTC also offers the AKC S.T.A.R Puppy Certificate program as part of our Puppy K!