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Puppy Course - March 2024

Learn the basic foundations in Puppy Training

  • Starts 10 Mar
  • 280 British pounds
  • Spencer's Wood Recreation Ground

Service Description

Our course is all about establishing good foundations and setting you and your puppy up for success in the future! Because we are passionate about our training being useable in real world situations we hold our sessions at a local park instead of a village hall. A rough course outline is a follows: Session 1 - what is socialisation, introduction to lead training, teaching a follow command, shaping a heel Session 2 - building on lead walking, the difference between heel and relax, sit, managing behaviours such as jumping up and mouthing Session 3 - building on previous sessions, leave it training, walking past other dogs, routines Session 4 - play work including drop and get it, meeting other dogs, handling Session 5 - the foundations of recall training, down Session 6 - adding distance, duration and distractions to both sit and down, place training Session 7 - practical aspect, visiting a local garden centre and putting training into practice Session 8 - recapping previous sessions, troubleshooting, appropriate play and final questions This is an 8 week course - each session is 1 hour. We also give a 1hr follow-up session at home * to focus on indoor behaviour. Puppies must be under 12mths and fully vaccinated. (1 week between 2nd jab & starting course) Course dates are as follows: - Sunday 10th March 3pm - Sunday 17th March 3pm - Sunday 24th March 3pm - Saturday 30th March 3pm NO CLASS 6TH/7TH APRIL - Sunday 14th April 3pm - Saturday 20th April 3pm - Sunday 28th April 3pm - Sunday 5th May 3pm £50 deposit (non-refundable) required to confirm place. Balance due one week before course commences. Home session must be booked within 6 months of completion of your puppy course. * Travel (up to 10 miles distance) is included in this service. Price includes VAT at the standard UK rate.


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

- The Company reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any booked Service or Course. - It is the Clients’ responsibility to give advance warning if not able to attend a Service/Course on the specified date(s) and time(s) booked for any reason. - At least 48 hours notice must be given in order to cancel a confirmed Service. All cancellations must be sent by email to hello@holistichounds.uk - If 48 hours is not provided for a reschedule or cancellation you will be charged the rate of the service. Assessments will be charged at £90 a session. - Failure to attend your session or class will be charged the rate of the service. Assessments will be charged at £90 a session. - The Company may consider true emergencies on a one-to-one basis and reschedule without charge (Proof may be required at the Company's discretion).


Contact Details

  • Spencers Wood Recreation Ground, Clares Green Road, Spencers Wood, Reading, UK

    +447591576330

    Hello@holistichounds.uk


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