It’s puppy season here at the shelter, and many South Florida families are adding little wiggly bunches of joy to their homes.

Adopting a puppy is a completely different experience from adopting an adult dog. Not only do you have to deal with the standard transition process of introducing an animal into your home, but families also take on the challenges of house training and behavior education.

As your little ones (human ones, that is) finish up the school year, now would be the best time to make your puppy’s training a family affair. Start your puppy off on the right paw with Puppy Preschool!

Puppy Preschool

Over the next few days, we’ll touch upon a variety of puppy-parenting issues that are covered, in detail, by our Behavior Training Programs Manager in her full Puppy-PreSchool Course. If you like what you get a taste of in these blog posts, sign your little guy (or gal) up for the full course, here.

Topics to Be Covered

  • Sunday: Positive Reinforcement
  • Monday: Potty/Crate Training
  • Tuesday: Play biting/Chewing
  • Wednesday: Exercise and Appropriate Play
  • Thursday: Socialization
  • Friday: Conclusion

Stay tuned throughout the week as we deliver multi-media lessons on how to raise your puppy right. By Friday, your puppy could be a fully-fledged preschool graduate.


For more information…

…on our Puppy Preschool course, or any of our other obedience classes, just visit our website. You can also speak to our Behavior and Training Department at 954.266.6819. Classes are held at the Humane Society, 2070 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312.

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