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Puppy Socialization classes are a great way to get your puppy started off on the right paw!  All our Puppy Socialization classes are held at Happy Hounds, 6300 Lady Hammond Rd, Hfx.

*Please note puppies should between 8-12 weeks old on the first day of classes.  Some exceptions may be possible for small toy or mini breed puppies or if class start dates are postponed.

This 4 week course costs $80.00 tax included

This course covers the following skills;

  • Off-Leash Playtime (puppies matched by personality and play style)
  • Taking Treats Gently
  • Biting
  • Chewing
  • Name
  • Follow Me
  • Sit
  • 4 On the Floor, No Jumping
  • Handling
  • Say Please, Leave it basics
  • Confidence Boosting with Puppy Agility Equipment
  • Exposure to novel objects

 

Day/Time: SATURDAYS 10:00-11:00am

Current Course: Feb 10, 17, 24 & Mar 3 - FULL

Next Course: Mar 10, 17, 24, 31 - SPACE AVAILABLE

To reserve a space please email Amy MacRae - amy@sublimecanine.ca with your phone number and your puppy's name, birth date, breed or mix and date of last vaccinations.

 

Day/Time: SUNDAYS (4:45-5:45pm)

Current Course: Jan 21, 28 & Feb 4, 11 - FULL

To reserve a space please email Sarah McManaman sarah@sublimecanine.ca with your phone number and your puppy's name, birth date, breed or mix and date of last vaccinations.

 

Day/Time: WEDNESDAYS (6:45-7:45pm)

Next Class: Feb 21, 28 & Mar 7, 14 - FULL - Cancellation list available

To reserve a space please email Sarah McManaman sarah@sublimecanine.ca with your phone number and your puppy's name, birth date, breed or mix and date of last vaccinations.

 

Please note we require a minimum of 5 puppies/families to proceed with posted start dates.  Occasionally start dates may be postponed 1-2 weeks to achieve this minimum participation requirement.  Age exceptions will be made for any puppies close to age cut off if classes are postponed.

Please bring your puppy on a partially empty stomach with their dog food and some soft treats. 

We request puppies wear flat (buckle/snap) or martingale collars or harnesses and 4-6' leash (NO Flexi's)

IMPORTANT VACCINATION INFORMATION - Puppies should have received their first vaccination(s) for a minimum of Distemper & Parvovirus at least 7 days prior to attending their first class.  Puppies should not attend classes the same day they receive a vaccination.  Our vaccination guidelines are based on our own veterinarian recommendations, along with the recommendations of the AVSAB (American Veterinarian Society of Animal Behaviour) https://avsab.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Puppy_Socialization_Position_Statement_Download_-_10-3-14.pdf

Please also see the Puppy Free Training Advice for lots of help with housetraining, biting and more!

 

Location: 
6300 Lady Hammond Rd., Hfx - Happy Hounds Doggy Daycare
Instructors: 
Amy MacRae, Jane Holloway, Sarah McManaman
Cost: 
$80.00 tax included
Date: 
See Above 2018 Schedule
Duration: 
4 Weeks (4 x 1 hour classes)