Puppy training should begin the day you pick him/her up from the breeder. It is the time of premium opportunity, and the period when the dog is most receptive to learning, so don’t waste it. In an environment suitable to the puppy’s age, get them to be handled by and interact with a many people as possible, as well as experiencing a multitude of real life situations.
Current schools of thought believe that a dog will learn, and need to be taught, much of what is necessary during its first 20 weeks of life. Time is of the essence where training is concerned.
At CCAG, our Puppy training classes are based on attendance for 6 weeks; aiming to cover a variety topics, including socialisation, walking, control positions, praise & reward, recall, responsibility, play, food manners etc.
As we are Kennel Club Listed, we offer the opportunity for your Puppy to take part in the Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Puppy Foundation Award.
All these, and more, are designed to prepare you and your puppy for life within the family, and as part of the wider community; incorporating good manners and socially acceptable behaviour. As a Kennel Club Listed Club, we also assess Puppies for the Good Citizen Dog Scheme Puppy Foundation Award.
Puppy training at CCAG is a 6 week course that runs consecutively, which your puppy is able to attend 7 days after it's second vaccination.
What remains vital, is that you are practicing regularly and consistently in order to achieve success at the training methods you have been shown.
Classes are 45 minutes long, and will consist for the most part, of practical exercises, although there will be an element of theory and discussion.
At the end of your 6 week course, we will discuss jointly how the training has gone, and if you wish to continue your Obedience training.