Puppy Classes

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Tailor made Classes for young puppies under 16 weeks of age at start of course.

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Puppy Classes are held at Sowood Community Centre HX4 9HY on Tuesday Evenings. Location is ideal for puppy owners living in the Halifax and Huddersfield areas and close to the M62 for those living further afield.
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We are proud to have been one of the first clubs in the country to run set, structured classes exclusively for young puppies. It is nice to see that other clubs in the area and further afield have look at what we do and are following suite.

Unfortunately there are still far too many trainers running puppy classes who's only real experience involves training their own pet puppies. Take a look at our experience on the home page which includes working professionally with puppy walkers for Guide Dogs For The Blind

                    
If you have an older puppy, take a look at our Junior /Dog Training  Page where classes are much more suited for dogs 5 months of age and over.

Puppy Classes
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Course Content

Socialising and mixing with other puppies and  people at our secure / safe warm / indoor venue. Children over 6 years are encouraged to attend

Responding well to basic commands, including stay exercises

Introduction to walking on a lead, with outdoor walks towards end of course

Puppy Recall

Grooming and handling

Greeting without jumping Up

Play Biting (It Hurts)

Chewing (Anything and Everything)

Improving house training

Teaching your puppy to be left

 If you are struggling to get home during the day to look after your puppy because of work commitment etc take a look at the information on our DOG WALKING page

The first week of each course is for owners (without puppies) and lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours. We will talk about having the right relationship with your puppy, how dogs learn, rewards and praise, how to avoid problem behaviour as your puppy gets older, time for individual questions plus much more.

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Puppy Course
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If you have a very young puppy, find there is a delay of more than a week or two before the next puppy course starts or already experiencing unwanted behaviour such as mouthing, weeing or pooing in the house, jumping up, barking throughout the night or just want to avoid problems in the future by getting things right at the start we would recommend the PREMIUM PUPPY PACKAGE below.

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The next 6 week Puppy Course at Sowood Community Centre, HX4 9HY, is starting on Tuesday 1st August, 2017.  Due to the high amount of recommendations we receive, courses tend to fill very quickly so book early to avoid disappointment. Maximum of 8 puppies per course.

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6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (FULL) 

Due to demand we will be running an extra puppy course on 1st August 7 - 8 pm. Please phone if you would like to book on this course. Limited places available.

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The course fee is £60.00 and suitable for puppies under 16 WEEKS of age at start of course.If you would like the enrolment form posted to you please get in touch by using the options on the contact us page (try the free phone call). You can also download and then print the form by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page. If you decide to use this option please let us know by email   so we can reserve a place for you. Your place will be booked once the enrolment form and course fee has been returned to us. Payment can be made by cheque, postal order or you can arrange a bank transfer once we have received the form.

 
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PREMIUM PUPPY PACKAGE 


Comprehensive support and training package which is ideal for you and your new puppy. Includes a home visit as soon as possible after puppy's arrival, on all aspects of early training and home routine. Unlimited phone and email support and the 6 week puppy course. Cost £100.00
(a saving of £10 if you had booked individually)
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PREMIUM PLUS PACKAGE 

Everything on the premium package plus 8 week Junior/dog course once your puppy is over 5 months of age. Cost £170.00
(a saving of £20 if you had booked individually)
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TRAINING CLASS PACKAGE 

Six week puppy course plus eight week dog course once your puppy is over five months of age. Cost £125.00 (a saving of £15 if you had booked individually)
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Please contact us if you would like to book any of the above packages
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