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PUPPY KINDERGARTEN

PUPPY KINDERGARTEN This is Harley! He is a three-month old miniature poodle. A common misconception is that training your dog can only happen after six months. The truth is that dogs are constantly learning from the first moment you adopt them. That is why it is important to start training and socialization at a young age to have a happy and obedient dog in the future.   Determined to start off on the right foot (or paw I should say) we started Puppy Kindergarten at Puppy Love Training. The first week of class was a 'people only' day where we learned some tips and tricks to keep our puppies healthy, happy, and most importantly TIRED! We also had a 'homework' assignment to introduce our puppies to the clicker. We were instructed to click and treat at least 10 times in a short period (two minutes) to have the dog associate the clicker with a positive reward. The clicker is used a marker that lets the dog know that it has done something correct. Your voice c... (Read More)