Puppy Foundation Training (2 Weeks)

Duration: 2 weeks/$2500

Training Support

  • Handover: 1 hour private lesson about how to maintain manners and training.
  • Communication: Instructional videos throughout the training process, and updates on how your puppy is doing including photos and/or videos
  • Phone consult and trainer follow up after hand over (up to 2 weeks following handover)

**The training contract states that we are not responsible for any training claims once  the handover is completed. It’s up to the new owner to maintain the training. Buyer is responsible for their travel expenses.

Puppy Behaviors/Manners

  • Introduction to the crate
  • Beginning crate conditioning
  • Beginning Potty commands (on leash)
  • Started on a Potty Schedule
  • Introduction to riding in the crate in vehicle
  • Continued handling skills; (including but not limited to brushing, handling, nail trimming, ears checked)
  • Beginning elimination of negative behaviors—biting, chewing, jumping
  • 2 field trips per week for socialization

Puppy Commands/Training

**Commands at this level are on leash and inside home with mild distractions

  • “Name” –this will get puppy’s attention
  • “No” –for any unwanted behaviors
  • “Okay” – releases them from stay
  • “Sit”
  • “Down” – lie down on the floor
  • “Come” (from inside house and outside with long leash)
  • “Let’s go”—loose leash walking with minimal pulling using mild distractions
  • “Wait”—to be released from inside crate
    • –at the door

**Please note: Each puppy is different and will demonstrate different degrees of knowledge with each command.