A Proper Puppy Class

This is one of my favorite topics of all time. I am passionate about puppy classes and have worked very hard over the years to develop the perfect formula for raising a safe, solid canine citizen and well-behaved companion dog. However, over the years the idea of what a puppy class is has drifted, and in many cases, has lost the primary objective of the benefit of training young puppies. Here's my idea of a proper puppy class.

This is just an hors d'oeurve of what's on the menu of my latest seminar series, check out my 2010/2011 appearance schedule if you'd like to take a bigger bite!

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