Puppy Prep Class Reference Materials
Know Before You Go!
- Puppy Prep orientation video
- Puppy class tips
- Recommended items list
- How do I keep my barky puppy quiet in class?
- 7 Signs of an Overtired Puppy
- Fifteen tips for clicker training
About Positive Training & Handling
- Why positive reinforcment?
- Why we don’t use punishment (AVSAB Position Statement)
- “Fear Free” Training and Veterinary Care
- Socialization checklist – Expose your puppy positively to these important things before 16 weeks of age!
- Why socialization is important (AVSAB Position Statement)
- Zedge.net – This is the app we use in class for socialization to sounds! Type any sound in the search bar for results, i.e. traffic, construction, motorcycles, thunder, fireworks, etc.
- How to Stuff a Kong
- Environment Enrichment
- Playing With Your Dog
- 33 Simple Ways to Keep Your Dog Busy Indoors