Puppy Pre-School

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South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery
82 Earlston Cct (Cnr South Gippsland Hwy)
Victoria 3977

03 5995 1451
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Puppy Pre-school aims to help prevent many behavioural problems by educating owners on all aspects of raising a puppy, living with a dog in the family and thus establishing a close bond between the dog, the owner and the veterinary practice. Puppy Pre-school is an early socialisation and training program for puppies, as well as an owner education program. It is designed to help owners and puppies get started on the right track in life.

Many problem behaviours with dogs in society can be attributed to isolation and inadequate training during the first few months of a puppy’s life. It has been demonstrated that dogs that have been isolated during the critical and sensitive socialisation period of 4-14 weeks of age are more likely to be hyperactive, aggressive, difficult to train, anti-social and fearful when older.

Puppy Pre-school has 3 major focuses:

  • Basic obedience
  • Manners
  • Socialisation

Plus keeping the classes fun and informative for both the puppy and its owner! Puppy Pre-school builds a puppy’s confidence, helps the owner to understand their new puppy and answers your puppy-raising questions about house training and common doggy dilemmas.

Train your puppy now, the fun and easy way!

Puppy Pre-school classes at South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery are open to puppies 8 – 16 weeks of age. Classes are conducted by Veterinary Nurses inside the South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery. The clinic is closed and cleaned for your puppy’s safety. We require that your puppy has had its first vaccination at least 10 days before the start of the first class, vaccination certificate required.

All family members are encouraged to participate and classes are held one night a week for 4 weeks, generally from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Dates & times can vary depending on class numbers and availability.

If you and your puppy are interested in coming to Puppy Pre-school, please contact our friendly nursing staff to book your place.