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Puppy Classes 

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You've brought your new puppy home: Congratulations!

 

 

 

On the long list of "to-dos" and things puppy needs, don't wait to start your puppy's education.  Puppies are amazing learners and the lessons they learn early will stick with them for life.   That's why InSync Canines has classes for puppies as young as 10 weeks - we understand the value of early education and want to help you bring out the best in your puppy at this critical stage in their life.  After all- what puppies learn first, they learn best.  We can help you ensure those lessons are good ones that will help create a great canine citizen. 

COVID-19 Updates:

We are open for classes! All group classes are a maximum of 5 pups.  We ask that only one 

person per household attend group classes at this time to allow for social distancing. 

Mask are required for our classes and we ask that everyone entering our facility sanitize their hands upon entering.  Thank you for helping keep our community safe!  

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Class Descriptions

First Step!

Puppy Skills Level 1

Jr Puppies ages 10 weeks to 6 months (please note: any pup without their second sets of shots will need a waiver from their vet to attend classes).

Sr Puppies ages 6 to 12 months

A good dog starts with a strong foundation.  In our Level 1 class we introduce your puppy to 6 major concepts they should learn to become an excellent family member:

  • Basic obedience: learning how to sit, lie down, and drop it on command; introducing short stays

  • Manners: being polite around doors, food, toys, greetings, and walking nicely on leash 

  • Relaxation: introducing settling on a bed/designated spot 

  • Recalls: coming when called with minimal distractions

  • Happy handling: accepting handling from owner - gentle restraint, paw handling, ears, examine teeth, collar grab

  • Socialization: ongoing positive exposure to novel sounds, sights, and experiences that help your puppy learn the world is a safe place

Price: $287 +HST =  $324.30

7 weeks, 1 hour

**** First class is no puppies! *****

  Junior (12 weeks to 6 months)   

 

 

               

                      Thursday, February 3rd, 2022                                        5:15pm - 6:15pm

                      Thursday, February 3rd, 2022                                        6:30pm - 7:30pm              (Class Full)   

           

                More classes coming soon! Please Go to our Registration Page and select "Wait List" under the                        class pull down menu!

     

             

          

 **** No Classes Sunday, February 20th or Monday, February 21st ****

  

          

Senior (6 to 12 months):   

 

               Thursday, February 3rd, 2022                                        4:00pm - 5:00pm

       

           

Polishing Skills

Puppy Skills Level 2

Puppies who have completed a level 1 puppy class 

Level 2 will grow the skills you learned in Level 1.  In this level, we will challenge the puppies by showing them how to maintain their skills under distraction. We also introduce new concepts like automatic sits, focused heeling, and new tricks! 

  • Basic commands: adding auto sits when you stop moving, introducing a stand and heel command, holding stays for longer periods of time,

  • Manners: loose leash walking with real world distractions

  • Relaxation: sending to bed from a longer distance and staying there longer

  • Recalls: coming when called under higher distractions, such as through toys and by other dogs

  • Happy handling: learning to also accept handling from the instructor, similar to going to the vet

This class will also introduce a few fun dog tricks for you to impress your friends with!

Price: $287 +HST =  $324.30

7 weeks, 1 hour

            

 

                    

 

              Monday, January 3rd, 2022                                             6:30pm - 7:30pm

              Tuesday, January 4th, 2022                                             11:15am - 12:15pm                (Class Full)

              Tuesday, January 4th, 2022                                             5:30pm - 6:30pm                (Class Full)

               Saturday, January 8th, 2022                                           11:15am - 12:15pm                 (Class Full)