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!

Products from Dr. Ian Dunbar

  • Learn how to run a puppy class the SIRIUS way, using the off-leash, lure/reward, dog-friendly training methods that have made the SIRIUS philosophy the hallmark of pet dog training.

  • Topics include: Recalls from Play. Teaching Off (not to mouth and paw). Teaching & Proofing Stay. Introducing Distance Control.

  • Day 1: We Continue to Waste Puppyhood! Learn how to easily prevent the most common and predictable behavior problems.

  • Covers the last three developmental deadlines: 4. Socializing Your Puppy to People, 5. Teaching Bite Inhibition, and 6. Continuing Socialization in The World at Large.

  • In this DVD lecture, veterinarian and animal behaviorist Dr. Ian Dunbar addresses one of the most worrying behavior problems any dog owner can face — dogs that bite.

  • Probably the most creative, cutting-edge dog training video on the market. Dr. Dunbar's easy and enjoyable lure and reward techniques make training fun for you and your dog.