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Puppyhood is hard wonderful,

with Laika

Our puppy classes focus on developing the bond between you and your puppy, socialising them to cope with the big wide world, and helping you through the challenges of puppyhood. 

 
Junior puppy school

 Classes for puppies up to 14 weeks​!

Congratulations! Your puppy has just arrived! This class focuses on helping you to get to know and understand your puppy, bond with them, and start to teach them the basics of life in your home.

$200 / 5-week course

see Abbotsford &
Port Melbourne dates/times

 


toilet training | mouthing & biting | chewing | socialisation | sit | drop | stay | leash training | come-when-called

Senior puppy school

Classes for puppies between 14 and 20 weeks​!

Puppyhood goes too fast! This course is for older puppies, whether or not they attended Junior Puppy School. We'll go over the basics, but focus on real-life skills from car travel to settling in public to set your puppy up to be the dog you want in a years time!

$200 / 5-week course

see course dates


socialisation | settling under distractions | mouthing & biting | leash skills | off leash skills |
pub/cafe dog training

puppy
social club

Safe socialisation and puppy play for puppies up to 20 weeks!

You want a well socialised puppy, but the vet said not to take your puppy out yet! This is your solution! Learn how to read your puppies body language, socialise them with a variety of stimuli, and safely supervise puppy play!

 

$25 / Social Club session  

see Social Club dates


puppy-puppy play | object socialisation | sound socialisation | 

exercise | enrichment | daycare prep | handling for vets & groomers |

Private puppy training

Personalised, in-home help!

We'll come to you and show you how to set up your home so your puppy succeeds, set the 'house rules', troubleshoot any problems, give advice to prevent future problems, and give you a kick start on training!

$170 / 1hr in-home consultation

get custom 1-on-1 help

house setup| separation | sleep | toilet training | mouthing & biting | chewing | socialisation | sit | drop | stay | leash training | problem solving come-when-called

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

  • 5-lesson course

  • 1st lesson is a theory lesson without puppies (you'll learn more without the cuteness distraction, we promise!)

  • small class sizes; maximum of 5 puppies per class

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

  • ​problem solving for toilet training, puppy biting, chewing, jumping up, leaving alone and more

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

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

  • socialisation with other puppies, people, strange objects, noises, various surfaces and basic handling for grooming and vet work

  • $200 per puppy (up to 3 people per puppy)

  • available at Bones & Harmony Doggy Daycare, Abbotsford & Paws Connect, Port Melbourne

 
Senior Puppy Classes
  • for puppies 14 - 20 weeks old at the start of the course, who've had at least their first vaccination

  • 5-lesson course

  • 1st lesson is a theory lesson without puppies (you'll learn more without the cuteness distraction, we promise!)

  • small class sizes; maximum of 5 puppies per class

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

  • 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, water, handling for grooming and vet work

  • $200 per puppy (up to 3 people per puppy)

  • available at Bones & Harmony Doggy Daycare, Abbotsford 

 
Puppy Social Club
  • Unique, fun puppy socialisation in a safe environment

  • For puppies up to 20 weeks with at least 1 vaccination at the time of the session

  • Casual classes; book up to 24 hours in advance

  • Supervised puppy-puppy play

  • Gentle introduction for shy puppies

  • Great preparation for doggy daycare

  • Learn how to read dog body language and
    keep your dog safe when playing with other dogs

  • Your training questions answered by an experienced puppy trainer!

  • Simple exercises to help puppies focus and settle between play

  • Novel items for puppies to explore as part of their ongoing socialisation

  • $25 per puppy, up to 3 people per puppy

  • available at Bones & Harmony Doggy Daycare, Abbotsford 

 
Private puppy training
  • Completely personalised; advice and training based on you and your puppies specific needs

  • For puppies up to 6 months old*

  • We come to you and teach you to train your puppy in your home

  • How to set up your home so your puppy succeeds (before or after your puppy arrives!)

  • Great for tailored advice on toilet training, crate training, separation training, kids and puppies, and so much more!

  • Includes personalised follow up notes to remind you what you learned

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

  • $170 for approx. 1 hour lesson

  • available across Melbourne

*For 'normal' puppy training only; for help with advanced training (trick training, agility, etc), or advanced problem behaviours (e.g. serious growling/biting, fear or anxiety, etc) see private training or contact us if unsure.