Ultimate Puppy Kindergarten Class – Week 6

Ultimate Puppy Kindergarten Class - Week 6 Sit-stay then call over jump Down-stay and try down from a stand Introduce puppy push-ups Drop it – review if needed Come/here while owner is out of sight Loose leash walking – weave around other puppies Practice “leave it” – leave it alley How to shape “go to bed” Tunnel & tire Novel Objects: Blanket over box That was easy buttons Desk bells Pool “noodles” Broom Homework and Tips: Practice daily for 5-10 minute sessions. Do sit-stay and down-stay at least 10 times a day (not all at once). Try to move around when puppy is in a sit stay. Play puppy pickle every day. Practice in a new place. Continue to practice loose leash walking in new places if possible. Take HIGH VALUE TREATS with you. Practice leave it and drop it every day – use kibble, treats, toys, socks (or other puppy no-no’s). PRACTICE LEAVE IT WITH THEIR FOOD OR FAVORITE TOY. Practice with high value treats. Make sure to click moment they pull back or turn their head for “leave it” or the moment their mouth begins to open for “drop it”. Take your puppy somewhere new for training – [...]

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Ultimate Puppy Kindergarten Class – Week 5

Ultimate Puppy Kindergarten Class - Week 5 Sit-stay then call over jump Down-stay and try down from a stand Introduce puppy push-ups Drop it – review if needed Come/here while owner is out of sight Loose leash walking – weave around other puppies Practice “leave it” – leave it alley How to shape “go to bed” Tunnel & tire Novel Objects: Blanket over box That was easy buttons Desk bells Pool “noodles” Broom Homework and Tips: Practice daily for 5-10 minute sessions. Do sit-stay and down-stay at least 10 times a day (not all at once). Try to move around when puppy is in a sit stay. Play puppy pickle every day. Practice in a new place. Continue to practice loose leash walking in new places if possible. Take HIGH VALUE TREATS with you. Practice leave it and drop it every day – use kibble, treats, toys, socks (or other puppy no-no’s). PRACTICE LEAVE IT WITH THEIR FOOD OR FACORITE TOY. Practice with high value treats. Make sure to click moment they pull back or turn their head for “leave it” or the moment their mouth begins to open for “drop it”. Take your puppy somewhere new for training – [...]

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Ultimate Puppy Kindergarten Class – Week 3

Ultimate Puppy Kindergarten Class – Week 3 Sit-stay (few steps back / end of leash if possible) with release Practice “down”, try short stay with release Come (puppy pickle off leash and come-sit) Loose leash walking and sit at cones Leave it (open hand and on ground if ready) Tunnel and table Novel Objects: Sunglasses / masks Fake dogs Person on crutches Bouncing ball Homework and Tips: Practice down-stay at least 5 times a day. (not all at once) TRY TO GET FARTHER AWAY PAST YOUR BASE TIME IN CLASS. Do sit-stay at least 10 times a day. Play puppy pickle every day – USE TREATS AND PRAISE EVERY TIME! PLAY HIDE AND SEEK. Go somewhere new to practice (on leash). When practicing loose leash walking, add distractions in your house or yard – toys, people, other pets. If it is too hard for your puppy go back to little distractions. Practice leave it every day – use kibble, treats, toys, socks (or other puppy no-no’s). Try slight or complete open palm. Practice touching your puppy from head to tail in the same order everyday including paws, earls, looking at teeth/ gums. Take your puppy somewhere new for training – […]

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Ultimate Puppy Kindergarten Class – Week 2

Ultimate Puppy Kindergarten Class – Week 2 Sit-stay (up to 10 seconds if possible, take a step back) with release cue Introduce down (add stay if possible) Practice Name Game (if needed) Come (puppy pickle) Leave it (closed hand) Go over jump, tunnel Novel Object: Moving objects Bubble wrap Exercise ball PVC latter Xpen on the ground Practice: Practice with your puppy daily, no More than 5-10 minute sessions. Use the repetition chart to help keep track of your training. The more you practice, the faster your puppy will learn! Practice sit and down, (add sit/ down-stay if you can) at least 5 times a day (not all at once). Before meal, when playing, before being petted, and for fun. Increase your time and distance for sit/ down stay as you can. Practice down-stay at least 5 times per day. Play puppy pickle / on leash recall (come here) every day – USE TREATS AND PRAISE EVERY TIME! Practice leave it / take it every day Take your puppy somewhere new for training – the park, the beach, Petco – and work on your behaviors. DON’T FORGET YOUR TREATS! Have your puppy relax on the mat twice a day if […]

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