Puppy Prep School

Are you looking to bring a new puppy into your home, but aren’t sure about it?
Do you want a well trained dog, but don’t have the time to put in to ensure success?
Do you work full time and need an enriching environment for your pup during the day?

 

Then enroll your new puppy in Paws and Affection Puppy Prep School!

Packages

Access to our online Pet Dog Teaching Course is included in all packages.

For puppies ranging from 8-16 weeks old at start of program.

Lower School Program

8 weeks – $5,600 

  • Puppy will learn the basics of house training
  • Puppy will learn basic cues of:
    • Sit, down, touch, wait
  • Puppy will begin crate training
  • Puppy will experience basic socialization

Middle School Program

12 weeks – $8,400

  • Puppy will be mostly house trained
  • Puppy will learn basic cues of:
    • Sit, Down, Touch, Wait, Trade, Give, 
    • Bring it, Go to your mat
  • Puppy will begin crate training
  • Puppy will experience basic socialization
  • Puppy will have experience playing with other dogs and manners in doing so
  • Puppy will learn the beginnings of loose leash walking skills
  • Puppy will be comfortable with grooming and handling

Upper School Program

16 weeks – $11,200

  • Puppy will  be house trained
  • Puppy will learn basic and advanced cues of:
    • Sit, Down, Touch, Wait, Off, Trade, 
    • Give, Bring it, Leave It, 
    • Go to your mat, Emergency Recall
  • Puppy will be crate trained
  • Puppy will experience basic socialization
  • Puppy will have experience playing with other dogs and manners in doing so
  • Puppy will be comfortable with grooming and handling
  • Puppy will get experience out in public
  • Puppy will be proficient with loose leash walking

Graduation!

(Included in all programs)

  • Once the training program is completed your dog graduates to being your full time pet dog!
  • Graduation is a one hour training session at your home where the dog demonstrates all the behaviors s/he knows! 
  • The trainer is there to answer any questions and troubleshoot if needed.

 

Classes

  • In addition to daily training at P&A headquarters for your dog, P&A hosts weekly evening training classes at P&A HQ for you!
  • This gives you an opportunity to learn all the cues your dog has learned so you are speaking the same language.
  • These can be just the family or in conjunction with the P&A foster teams depending on the age of the pups in the P&A program at the time.
  • Additional private sessions to facilitate the bonding process can be scheduled at P&A for an additional cost.

Drop off and Pick up at P&A

  • Your family gets to be like one of the P&A foster families! 
  • On weekdays, you bring your puppy to P&A between 7 and 9 AM and pickup the puppy between 5 and 7 PM. 
  • You have your dog at home to enjoy cuddles and playtime on weekends and any day P&A is closed. (only major holidays and weather related closures) 

 

Additional Expenses
While we love your dog like our own, you are responsible for all expenses related to the dog during the training process including vet care, insurance, and food.

If you are interested, please fill out an application and send it to info@pawsandaffection.org or email us with any questions.