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Puppy Kindergarten

  • Date: 10/29/2020
    Time: 7:15pm - 8:15pm
    Location: ARL Main-Blumenthal Training Center
    5452 NE Street
    Des Moines, IA 50313
Kathryn Vry (

PUPPY KINDERGARTEN is for puppies between 8 weeks and 14 weeks of age on the first day of class. This class helps puppies start off on the right paw using positive reinforcement techniques. The class meets for six weeks. Puppies do not attend the first week of class. Topics to be covered will include, but are not limited to:

  • Understanding canine behavior and communication.
  • House Training
  • Biting/Mouthing
  • Socialization
  • Introduction to basic manners: sit, down, come, stay.
  • How positive reinforcement works and why we use it.
  • Problem solving
  • Problem prevention
  • Training tricks for fun and to impress your friends

The first week of Puppy Kindergarten is orientation only - puppies do not attend the first week of class.

This class is $125. Fees for classes are subject to change and are non-refundable.