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Puppy Training II

Early puppy training is as easy as it is enjoyable. Much more challenging though, is to ensure that your puppy maintains bite inhibition, remains socialized and friendly to other dogs and people, and continues to pay heed to your instructions while working through adolescence. Training focuses on proofing verbal control without the need for food lures or rewards, or any other training tools. Exercises include distance sits in play (for the home, yard, dog parks and off-leash walks), settle down, rock-solid stays, and both off-leash and on-leash walking and heeling. Puppy 2 will help you teach your adolescent pup to be calm, attentive and responsive and to respond quickly, willingly and happily, especially when distracted, off-leash, and at a distance.

Class fee

Registration Fee: $200 for 5 Weeks

Complete Puppy Course discount: When purchased as part of The Complete Puppy Training Course there is a $50 savings if your dog is enrolled in Puppy Kindergarten and Puppy Training I, or a $30 for puppies only enrolled in a Puppy Training I. To be eligible for the discount, you must pay/enroll for Puppy Training II before your Puppy Training I class graduates.

WHAT TO BRING TO CLASS

Proof of vaccinations is required at the first session. Proof of vaccines on paper is preferred. For our Puppy II classes, we require the rabies vaccine or up-to-date DHLPP/DHPP vaccines. Please note: Our Oakland West location also requires proof of Bordatella vaccination.

Have your dog wear a flat, buckle/snap collar – no harnesses or training collars that tighten. Please have your pooch on a 6’ leash. “Flexi” leashes are not appropriate for class.

Don’t feed your puppy right before class. Instead, bring their kibble to class in a ziploc bag for use as lures and rewards while training. Also bring a few extra-tasty treats to reward your pup for their best performances. Make sure your treats are in small, bite-sized pieces that won’t fill your pup up or take long for them to eat.

We require at least one adult per enrolled puppy. We encourage the whole family attend the class together but if children are three years or younger, a second adult must be present.

Requirements

Requirements: 

Pre-requisite: Must have completed a SIRIUS Puppy Training I within the last 4 months.

Age: Between4-8 months of age.

Vaccine: Proof of rabies vaccine and up-to-date DHLPP/DHPP are required.

Length: 
This class is five consecutive sessions unless a break is mentioned. Each session is approximately 50 minutes per week. Each session will meet on the same day and time each week. We require a minimum of 3-4 dogs to run a class.

Available classes

Class info Location Trainer Day Time Start Info Sign Up
Puppy Training II Campbell Sarah Saturday 10:30am Feb 24 Class info Join the waiting list
Puppy Training II Berkeley Leanne Saturday 11:00am Feb 24 Class info Join the waiting list
Puppy Training II Walnut Creek Keri Tuesday 6:45pm Feb 27 Class info
Puppy Training II Walnut Creek Keri Tuesday 4:45pm Feb 27 Class info
Puppy Training II San Ramon Keri Saturday 11:30am Mar 3 Class info Join the waiting list
Puppy Training II San Carlos Naomi Monday 7:00pm Mar 12 Class info
Puppy Training II Roseville Dana Tuesday 7:00pm Mar 13 Class info
Puppy Training II Martinez Lea Saturday 10:30am Mar 17 Class info
Puppy Training II Sacramento Heidi Monday 8:00pm Mar 19 Class info
Puppy Training II San Jose West Sarah Tuesday 7:30pm Mar 20 Class info
Puppy Training II Danville Keri Thursday 7:00pm Mar 22 Class info Join the waiting list
Puppy Training II Sunnyvale S Mary Sarah Monday 8:00pm Mar 26 Class info Join the waiting list
Puppy Training II Palo Alto Francesca Tuesday 7:00pm Mar 27 Class info Join the waiting list
Puppy Training II Sunnyvale S Mary Pam Wednesday 7:00pm Mar 28 Class info
Puppy Training II Fremont Kristi Wednesday 7:00pm Mar 28 Class info
Puppy Training II Berkeley Leanne Thursday 8:00pm Mar 29 Class info
Puppy Training II Oakland Montclair Leanne Wednesday 8:30pm Apr 4 Class info Join the waiting list
Puppy Training II Los Gatos Janelle Saturday 10:00am Apr 14 Class info
Puppy Training II San Jose Eleanor Saturday 11:30am Apr 14 Class info
Puppy Training II Danville Keri Friday 11:00am Apr 20 Class info
Puppy Training II Sacramento Heidi Monday 8:00pm Apr 23 Class info
Puppy Training II San Rafael Rayel Monday 7:00pm Apr 23 Class info
Puppy Training II Campbell Kristi Tuesday 7:00pm Apr 24 Class info
Puppy Training II San Ramon Keri Wednesday 7:30pm Apr 25 Class info
Puppy Training II San Jose West Karen Wednesday 6:30pm Apr 25 Class info
Puppy Training II Oakland Montclair Antonia Saturday 10:30am Apr 28 Class info
Puppy Training II SF Stonestown Carlie Saturday 11:00am Apr 28 Class info
Puppy Training II Palo Alto Francesca Tuesday 8:00pm May 1 Class info
Puppy Training II Corte Madera Rayel Thursday 7:30pm May 3 Class info
Puppy Training II Los Gatos Janelle Monday 7:00pm May 7 Class info
Puppy Training II Walnut Creek Keri Tuesday 6:45pm May 8 Class info
Puppy Training II Fremont Kristi Wednesday 7:00pm May 9 Class info
Puppy Training II San Jose Lynette Thursday 7:15pm May 10 Class info
Puppy Training II Berkeley Leanne Saturday 11:00am May 12 Class info
Puppy Training II Palo Alto Francesca Saturday 11:00am May 12 Class info
Puppy Training II SF Stonestown Carlie Tuesday 7:00pm May 15 Class info
Puppy Training II Campbell Sarah Saturday 10:30am May 19 Class info
Puppy Training II San Ramon Keri Saturday 11:30am May 19 Class info
Puppy Training II Sunnyvale S Mary Janelle Tuesday 7:00pm May 22 Class info
Puppy Training II Roseville Dana Tuesday 7:00pm May 22 Class info
Puppy Training II San Jose West Karen Tuesday 7:30pm May 29 Class info
Puppy Training II Sacramento Heidi Monday 8:00pm Jun 4 Class info
Puppy Training II San Carlos Naomi Monday 7:00pm Jun 4 Class info
Puppy Training II Sunnyvale S Mary Pam Wednesday 7:00pm Jun 13 Class info
Puppy Training II Danville Keri Thursday 7:00pm Jun 14 Class info
Puppy Training II Palo Alto Francesca Tuesday 6:00pm Jun 19 Class info
Puppy Training II Oakland Montclair Leanne Wednesday 8:30pm Jun 20 Class info
Puppy Training II Berkeley Leanne Thursday 8:00pm Jun 21 Class info
Puppy Training II Martinez Lea Saturday 10:30am Jun 23 Class info
Puppy Training II Sunnyvale S Mary Sarah Monday 8:00pm Jun 25 Class info