About the Class

Your puppy will make new friends and learn good play behavior while developing confidence and engagement skills. All classes in this series are live.

This class provides you and your puppy with vital early training skills to develop basic trust,  manners and learn boundaries.  The instructor will address early training and behavior issues that all puppies exhibit. Get tips for socialization activities during pandemic restrictions. Puppy Kindergarten is recommended by The American Veterinary Medical Association and by the American Society of Veterinary Behaviorists. Learn about the AVSAB Position Statement on Puppy Socialization https://avsab.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Puppy_Socialization_Position_Statement_Download_-_10-3-14.pdf


The class will cover crates and pens, housetraining, chew training, mouth gentling, handling for everyday as well as for medical treatments and all the requirements for bringing up a puppy to live in our world with you and become a pleasant and safe companion.

Class Requirements

This class is  recommended for puppies 8-16 weeks old.   Be ready with a flat collar or front or back attaching harness,  a 4 to 6 foot leash and lots of small, moist, digestible treats.  Clickers are optional but welcome.

Puppies should have 2 doses of basic vaccinations to participate. if your puppy is ill, please do not bring them to class.

Rules for live sessions

  1.  Please wait outside until the classroom is open
  2. Allow spacing as you enter
  3.  Please do not come if you are feeling sick.
  4. Allow spacing as you enter and exit.  Please be considerate of others in the class.
  • 3129 Puppy Start Up: Tuesday, April 30 ~May 21, 5:30 PM
    April 30, 2024
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • 3130 Puppy Start Up: Tuesday, April 30 ~May 21, 6:45 PM
    April 30, 2024
    6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Details Price Qty
3129 Puppy Start Up: Tuesday, April 30 ~May 21, 5:30 PMshow details + $200.00 (USD)  
3130 Puppy Start Up: Tuesday, April 30 ~May 21, 6:45 PMshow details + $200.00 (USD)  


2700 Ninth Street, Berkeley, California, 94710, United States

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