Our classes focus on developing your human-animal bond , teaching your dog to focus and relax in the big wide world, and helping you through the challenges of having a doggy companion. 

 
Junior Puppy Classes
  • for puppies up to 14 weeks at the start of the course, who've had at least one vaccination

  • First class puppy-free, in person (you'll learn better without a room full of puppies!)

  • Theory topics like house setup, toilet training, leaving them home alone, mouthing & biting

  • small class sizes; maximum of 4 puppies per class

  • on-going support with puppy support hotline: call or email us with any puppy 'problems'!

  • foundation cues; respond to name, sit, drop, give, and more

  • bonus video lessons for most training skills - re-watch over and over!

  • focus on a happy and harmonious life at home for you and your puppy!

  • socialisation; puppies, people, strange objects, noises, surfaces, and handling for grooming & the vet, and more

  • $220 per puppy 

  • limited to 1 person per puppy

  • available at Hays Paddock, Kew

 

Keeping it Safe

  • limit to 1 person per puppy

  • wear a suitable face mask

  • bring a smart phone for QR Code check-in

  • please maintain 1.5m between humans (a standard leash is 1.2m - if your puppy can sniff anyone you're too close!)

  • bring your own everything - treats, bed, toy, water, etc

  • if you are sick, stay home

If stay at home orders are reinstated, this course will be moved online.

 
Senior Puppy Classes
  • for puppies up to 5 months old who've had all their puppy vaccinations

  • 5 week course

  • first lesson is a 'puppy free' theory lesson via Zoom

  • other lessons in the park - socialisation haven!

  • training out in the real world, around other puppies!

  • problem solving for pulling on the leash, door rushing, jumping up, and more

  • foundation & intermediate cues; sit, drop, stand, go-to-mat, stay, etc

  • walk skills; putting on the harness/leash, walking on a loose leash, leave it, come-when-called and more

  • learning to settle around puppies and humans in various settings; parks, cafes, pubs, vets, etc.

  • socialisation with vehicles, people, handling for grooming & vet work, and more

  • $220 per puppy

  • limited to 1 person per puppy

  • weeks 2 - 5 at Hays Paddock in Kew

Keeping it Safe

  • limit to 1 person per puppy

  • wear a suitable face mask

  • bring a smart phone for QR Code check-in

  • please maintain 1.5m between humans (a standard leash is 1.2m - if your puppy can sniff anyone you're too close!)

  • bring your own everything - treats, bed, toy, chair, water, etc

  • if you are sick, stay home

If the scope of distancing advice is expanded, this course will be moved online.

 
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Modern Manners
  • for dogs of all ages!

  • Two levels! Graduate into Modern Manners 2

  • 5 week course

  • first lesson 'dog free' via Zoom

  • other lessons in the park - learn to focus with distractions!

  • problem solving for pulling on the leash, come when called, jumping up, and more

  • foundation training cues; sit, drop, stand, go-to-mat, stay

  • walk skills; putting on the harness/leash, walking on a loose leash, leave it, come-when-called, and more

  • learning to settle around dogs and humans to prepare for a variety of situations; parks, cafes, pubs, vets, etc.

  • $220 per dog

  • limited to 1 person per puppy

  • weeks 2 - 5 at Hays Paddock in Kew

Keeping it Safe

  • limit to 1 person per puppy

  • wear a suitable face mask

  • bring a smart phone for QR Code check-in

  • please maintain 1.5m between humans (a standard leash is 1.2m - if your puppy can sniff anyone you're too close!)

  • bring your own everything - treats, bed, toy, chair, water, etc

  • if you are sick, stay home

If the scope of distancing advice is expanded, this course will be postponed.