Puppy Development & Manners
Description: This class is designed to give your puppy a great start in the world by working on confidence-building, puppy socialization, development & manners. Fun and positive reinforcement, including verbal praise and treats, are the focus as you introduce your puppy to basic companion dog skills such as sit, down, come and stay. In addition, class exercises are structured to help build self-control and learning skills in your puppy.
At the start of the session puppies should be between the ages of 8 weeks to 6 months for most breeds. Exceptions may be made for older puppies smaller than 15 pounds or tiny adult dogs. Collars or harnesses should be leather or nylon – NO metal collars. (Please call the instructor if you have questions about this)
Requirements: Puppies 9 weeks to 6 months. Puppy must have been in your care for at least 3 weeks. Classes cannot accept dogs with extreme aggression problems.
Length: 6 weeks
Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 pm
Instructor: Ethel Mercer, (310) 326-3266
2017 Beginning Dates: January 11, March 8, May 3, July 12, September 6, November 8
Location: Lomita Park, Tennis Courts – North, 24428 Eshelman Ave, Lomita, CA, 90717 (map).