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Choose a Well Mannered Puppy

Do you have a new puppy or are you thinking of adding one to your family? Do the dreaded puppy behaviors like peeing in the house, puppy biting, chewing your valuables, etc. cause you to think twice? Are you worried you don’t have the time necessary to train the puppy?

Our train and play program is the perfect solution for busy owners who want things done right from the beginning. Let us do the heavy lifting and set you and your puppy up for success. Now is the time to make the choice to create the relationship that you and your puppy deserve.

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CHARLESTON PUPPY TRAINING
our train and play program provides a strong foundation for a well mannered dog

Now is the Time to Train Your Puppy

  • The best time to train a puppy is from 8-weeks to 6-months.
    This development stage is the most critical period in a puppy’s life for learning self-confidence, socialization skills, and manners.
  • Don’t wait until this critical time is over to consult an expert.
    Books can be confusing, advice from family and friends might not suit your puppy, but our puppy training is perfectly customized to your puppy’s temperament, personality and needs.
  • You don’t have the time, but we do!
    Your puppy will work daily with professional trainers and pet care technicians. Let us train your puppy correctly at this crucial early stage to set them up for a happy, healthy and well mannered life.
  • Socialization, Socialization, Socialization
    Studies prove proper socialization in the first few months of a puppy’s life can greatly decrease the chance of behavior issues later in life. (AVSAB Position Statement on Puppy Socialization) Our veterinarian recommended train and play program is designed to set a strong socialization foundation with people and dogs.

We know you’re ready! What is your choice going to be?

Lifelong Benefits for Both You and Your Puppy

Our four week train and play program will focus on socialization, manners, enrichment, and crate training.  Your puppy will learn to play with different types of dogs. We also prepare your dog for grooming. We get them comfortable with bathing, blow drying, ear cleaning and nail trimming. Your puppy will also experience several field trips around the Charleston area to places that include, but are not limited to Waterfront Park, PetSmart, Magnolia Gardens, the historic streets of Downtown Charleston and many more. Our entire program prepares your puppy for everything they need to have a low-stress, well mannered life.

Obedience commands will include but are not limited to:

 

loose leash walk
sit
down
stay
go to your bed
waiting at doorways
puppy recall

Your puppy will learn basic manners that give you more control with less frustration:

 

how to stop puppy mouthing and nipping
proper crate training
housebreaking reinforcement
the “off” command for unwanted jumping
take it and leave it

We will properly expose your puppy to:

 

parks
elevators
water
strangers
dogs
vacuums
skateboards
and more!