Puppy School

Puppy preschool is a critical aspect of raising an obedient and well-adjusted dog. Not only is it an important socialisation tool, it allows your puppy to learn good behaviour & some common commands, and it’s also LOTS of fun for you and your dog!

The Importance of Socialising your Puppy

From the moment a puppy opens their eyes they begin interacting with the world around them, learning what is safe and what is scary. That’s why, in contrast to traditional dog training, socialising your puppy is important. Exposing your dog to other puppies, people, environments, signs, smells, and other animals helps your new pup to feel comfortable with its surroundings as it grows up.

After 16 weeks of age dogs can become very cautious and may display poor behaviour if they encounter something new and frightening. Of course it’s possible to teach an old dog new tricks but it’s much easier to socialise your puppy at a young age! That’s why our puppy preschool program is perfect for new dog training.

What Does Puppy Preschool Cover?

If you train your new puppy at Swan Street Vet you/your puppy will learn:

  • basic obedience/dog training – sit, stay, come, drop, walking on a lead
  • nutrition – what should your puppy eat?
  • toys and games to keep your puppy busy and prevent separation anxiety & boredom
  • toilet training your puppy
  • dog dental care

Puppy Training in Richmond (Temporarily unavailable)

  • 5 classes
  • For puppies 8-14 weeks of age
  • Delta-qualified trainer
  • Small class sizes for optimal participation

Contact Swan Street Vet find out when the next puppy preschool classes near Richmond are being held: (03)9111 0000

COVID-19  New Puppy Support

Do you have a new puppy? Enter your details below and your local clinic team will share with you our Puppy Preschool Educational Booklet. This booklet is jam packed full of education information for your new puppy and will help guide you through the journey whilst we can’t offer Puppy Preschool Classes.

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(03) 9111 0000

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Sat: 8am – 3pm
Sun: Closed

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