B & T Training Course Details

PUPPY SOCIALISATION COURSE

This is a great opportunity for you and your canine youngster (under 18 weeks old before the beginning of class) to join others and have a terrific time whilst learning important life skills. This course teaches puppy manners and obedience commands such as sit, down, leave it and stay. We will show you the best ways to overcome common puppy problems, such as play-biting, housetraining, chewing, jumping up etc. Classes even include some supervised play time for your puppy to learn good socialisation skills! So join us at the SPCA and give your puppy a head start in life!

Course Prerequisites

Puppies must be under 18 weeks of age and have received their first two DHPPiL vaccinations.

Frequency & Duration

1 hour per class per week, for a total 6 weeks (unless stated otherwise on the schedule).

Remarks

The first class of each course is a theory class. Handouts are provided. Please leave your dog at home! But please bring proof of a course of two DHPPiL vaccinations.


LARGE DOG BASIC OBEDIENCE COURSE

This is a fun beginner level obedience course designed for well-socialised adolescent and adult dogs over 10kg. Course content includes obedience commands such as sit, down, stay, come, leave it, loose-leash walking, an introduction to heeling and not jumping up. There is also an emphasis on the prevention of future problems such as handling issues and food bowl guarding.

Course Prerequisites

This is a course for dogs over 18 weeks of age and over 10 kg in weight. Dogs should be fully vaccinated; vaccinations, including DHPPiL and rabies, should be up-to-date. If you have not already provided an up-to-date vaccination card, please bring proof of rabies vaccination & a written proof of a full course of DHPPiL vaccinations.

Frequency & Duration

1 hour per class per week, for a total 6 weeks (unless stated otherwise on the schedule).


SMALL DOG BASIC OBEDIENCE COURSE

Basic training with a tiny twist! A beginner level obedience course designed for dogs under 10kg. The course covers the same materials as the Large Dog Basic Obedience course but with a small dog focus.

Course Prerequisites

This is a course for dogs over 18 weeks of age and under 10 kg in weight. Dogs should be fully vaccinated; vaccinations, including DHPPiL and rabies, should be up-to-date.If you have not already provided an up-to-date vaccination card, please bring proof of rabies vaccination & a written proof of a full course of DHPPiL vaccinations.

Frequency & Duration

1 hour per class per week, for a total 6 weeks (unless stated otherwise on the schedule).

Remarks

The first class of each course is a theory class. Handouts are provided. Please leave your dog at home! If you have not already provided an up-to-date vaccination card, please bring proof of rabies vaccination & a written proof of a full course of DHPPiL vaccinations.



PRIVATE COURSES

Sometimes group classes do not fit your schedule. Or your dog has a particular issue you would like to address. Or your dog gets a bit stressed out around other dogs and/or humans.

The SPCA Behaviour & Training department also offers private classes, by appointment only, please contact our staff on 2232 5567 for details.