SHERSTON DOGGY DAYCARE

Puppy Sessions


August 2021 4 week course

Friday 13th, 20, 27th August + 3rd sept



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Trainer- Amy Thomson


BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare.

National Diploma Animal Management

Rosettes are award to everyone who completes the training course and also a sash for "champion puppy" will be awarded on week 4. This is judged and awarded by Rachel and is just for fun! 


4 week training course


July 4 week course-  full


August 4 week course- 13th, 20th, 27th August, 3rd Sept

Up to 6 months class 

Week 1

Intro to novelty / body language

Toy play / watch me exercise

Mat work

Recall – step back, call, catch and reward

Sit and down

Swapping / relaxed chewing to end

Week 2

Mat work - luring down

Hand touch

Loose lead position – 3 DS

Toy play – ‘drop’

Recall –treat the feet

Calm handling – consent test / body language

Watch me with a distraction

Sit and stand

Week 3

Mat work – luring down, transitioning to hand signal

Loose lead plus walking

Sit, stand

Recall in middle one at time past a distraction

Brushing, towel drying, spoon, nail clippers, recap body language

Not jumping up – say hello, treat at feet

Wait – ‘ok go’

Leave it – food in hand

Week 4

Lured down on mat – transition to hand cue - maintaining settle.

Hand touch on and off platform

Intro to vet collar – luring or hand touch

Loose lead 2 at a time in middle or weaving between cones

Sit, stand - prolong the stand

Temptation alley recall or recall from other pups outside of paddock

Meet in the middle greetings

Wait - find it treats under cups

Fetch

Equipment list

Flat bed / blanket

Water bow and water bottle

Towel, brush

Faviourite toy

Lots of small tasty treats e.g. cubes of cheese, hot dog, sausage, shredded chicken etc

Long line if have one

Dog on a harness for the class is preferable

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Puppy class outline 6 months – 1 year 

Week 1

Intro to novelty / body language

Toy play and ‘drop’

Mat work – luring down

Recall – side to side recall

Loose lead position

Sit and stand

Hand touch

Swapping / relaxed chewing to end

Week 2

Mat work - luring down, stepping away

Hand touch

Loose lead position plus movement

Recall in the middle one at a time

Calm handling, towel drying and brushing – consent test / body language

Sit and stand

Leave it food in your hand

Week 3

Mat work – luring down, stepping away, seeing if get back on and offer a down

Loose lead walking past each other

Sit, stand

Recall in middle one at time past a distraction

Not jumping up – say hello, treat at feet

Wait – ‘ok go’

Leave it away from cone

Week 4

Mat work - Lured down on mat – transition to hand cue - maintaining settle.

Intro to vet collar – luring or hand touch

Loose lead past distraction introducing ‘leave it’ cue

Sit, stand - prolong the stand

Temptation alley recall or recall from other pups outside of paddock

Meet in the middle greetings

Wait - find it treats under cups

Fetch

Equipment list

Flat bed / blanket

Water bow and water bottle

Towel, brush

Favourite toy

Lots of small tasty treats e.g. cubes of cheese, hot dog, sausage, shredded chicken etc

Long line if have one

Dog on a harness for the class is preferable



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