Puppy Best Start (TM) Program
Offered at Dog Day's Vandalia
Our Puppy Best Start (TM) is specialized daycare + training for puppies 8- weeks to 6 months. In our whole dog development program your pup will spend the day playing sensory games, learning social skills, and foundational obedience!
Maximizing Your Dogs Behavioral and Emotional Potential
Did you know your puppy's brain is under construction? The work you do now can shape your dog's temperament for a lifetime. Our objectives are to develop your puppy's impressionable brain now to become the best dog they can be.
A dog who:
Can respond appropriately to their world (non-reactive)
Has impulse control
Has handler focus (Listens)
Has the foundations for a good recall (come when called)
Has the foundations for good leash skills
Is comfortable with people & dogs
How does Puppy Best Start Work
Here's the details
Puppy Best Start is offered Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9-3:30 at Dog Days Vandalia. (Drop off 7-9 AM. Pick up 3:30 -6 PM)
It is flexible like any other daycare program. You make reservations for the days you want to come.
Our structured play-based training experience includes:
Small puppy play groups which are supervised by our Trainer
Teach good play skills, impulse control, and emotional regulation
Sensory Enrichment games
Exposure to novel items, such as umbrellas, strollers, skateboards, strange surfaces, & more
Exposure to vet clinic scenarios, like being held while a stethoscope touches the puppy or the puppy’s teeth are examined.
Exposure to grooming, like the sound of a nail grinder (Dremel), brushing and standing on the grooming table.
You get a report card at the end of each day!