HBVC Puppy School

Puppy School at Hobsons Bay Veterinary Clinic

318 Melbourne Road, Newport.

About the course

Puppies must be under 16 weeks when joining up.

Cost: $175

Four subsequent weeks – including a $10 voucher to use here and a free puppy visit/dog walk with Loose Lead Pets to use during 4 weeks of your course.

Times: 4x 45 minute sessions – subsequent weeks.  Sunday mornings, Tuesday or Thursday nights. (depending on availability as outlined below).

Our course is held at our local vet, Hobsons Bay Veterinary Clinic – 318 Melbourne Road, Newport.

Designed for both new and outdated dog owners, families with kids or simply for a refresher on all things puppy. The four weeks is jam-packed with information from your experienced trainer.  

Weeks and times are set and will mean you need to attend subsequent weeks.

Your class will be to help you refine your handling skills and let your puppy socialise in a safe environment while the rest of the family watches on from home.

What you will learn about…

You will learn how to fit them into your life with SUCCESS. 

We only endorse positive methods as research has proven these techniques to be humane and highly effective.  

We will cover all things puppy, what to expect, how to train your puppy and socialisation and what that ACTUALLY means! You will be sent weekly notes for you to follow up from your session.

Things you WILL learn about.

·         Mat training and teaching calm

·         Toilet training

·         Biting/mouthing

·         Understanding canine body language

·         Bridge or clicker training

·         Jumping up

·         Training – sit, drop, stay, wait, recall, leave it and a few tricks

·         How to prevent problem behaviours

·         Kids & Dogs

·         Handling & desensitisation (especially important in young puppies)

·         Socialisation the ins & outs on developing a well adjusted dog

·         Focus, responding to their name

·         Lead walking, go round,

·         Environmental enrichment & suitable treats

·        Harnesses & gear

Upcoming classes…

August 2021

Thursday 5th August 2021 PM – 730pm & 830pm (groups to be allocated closer to the time)

Please note week one (5th of August) will be held online.

Tuesday 10th August 2021 PM – 730pm & 830pm (groups to be allocated closer to the time)

September 2021

Thursday 9th September 2021 PM – 730pm & 830pm (groups to be allocated closer to the time)

Tuesday 14th September 2021 PM – 730pm & 830pm (groups to be allocated closer to the time)

Conditions of entry to class

Only one person per puppy is to attend, no exceptions.  This is to ensure a smooth, consistent handling of your puppy. The rest of your family can zoom in and watch then also practice at home.

Masks must be worn when and if required. You must maintain 1.5m from others and follow instructions from your trainer.

Should covid restrictions come into place classes will be held online via Zoom.

If you feel unwell you can attend via our zoom link or send your puppy with someone else and watch from home.
SHOULD your trainer be unwell, classes will be moved online.

All puppies must have had their first vaccination (at 6 weeks of age) in order to commence class this must be emailed to our admin team.

Please Note:

There are no catch up classes or refunds should you be unable to make the course or change your mind – however you can join zoom class online with the relevant week.

To Sign up, fill out the form below.

Pay for puppy school here