Giving your new puppy the best possible start in life is vital. Here at Cooks Hill Vet Clinic our Puppy School will help you gain this.
* COVID-19 UPDATE *
We are excited to announce that we are bringing back our Puppy Preschool Classes!
Our first class will commence on Wednesday the 10th of June, each class goes for four consecutive weeks.
Due to COVID-19 we will only be able to accommodate a maximum of five puppies, with only one person per puppy.
If you are interested, please call us 02 4925 2999 to book your puppy in.
Puppyhood is a very important time in a dog’s life. Socialisation with other young dogs and people is crucial in these early months of life. At our classes your puppy will experience this socialisation in a safe, calm and controlled environment.
Socialisation – Why socialisation is so important to your puppy’s development and how to safely go about ensuring that your puppy is well socialised.
Toilet training – Effective techniques for toilet training your puppy at home.
Managing problem behaviours – Understanding your dogs natural behavioural characteristics how to use positive reinforcement to minimise problem behaviours such as biting, chewing, digging, jumping up etc.
Training – The importance of training your puppy’s development. Where, when and how to train your puppy and teaching such commands as sit, stay, come and down
Preventative medicine – An outline of the best preventatives for fleas, ticks and worms currently available and which ones are important for your puppy.
Nutrition – Recommendations for how much, how often and what to feed your new puppy.
Grooming – Brushing, bathing, nail clipping, ear cleaning. When to start and what needs to be done for your individual puppy. How to introduce your puppy to being groomed without them becoming afraid.
Walking on a lead- An introduction to walking on the lead with manners and the correct healing techniques
Our classes are kept small, allowing time for lots of questions
For more information about Cooks Hill Vet Puppy School please give us a call 02 4925 2999.
We look forward to meeting you and your new puppy and sharing this special time with you.