Puppy Preschool

Puppies are in their prime to learn important skills, including comfort with handling, appropriate play behavior, good manners, and more! This class is designed to build a solid foundation for your pup!

How important is socialization? Experts say that a puppy should meet at least 100 different people and a wide variety of friendly dogs before 4 months of age. Puppy Preschool is a great place to get started.

Location: Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic

Class Length:  5-week series (About 1 hour lessons)

Class Size: 8 dog maximum


What’s the schedule for this class?

We offer many Puppy Preschool series throughout the year.

2021-2022 series start dates:

Start DateClass TimeNotes
Thursday, December 2 (moved from 11/18)6:45 - 7:45 pmFULL
Monday, December 66:00 - 7:00 pmCANCELLED
Thursday, January 65:45 - 6:45 pmFULL
Sunday, January 161:00 - 2:00 pmFULL
Monday, February 75:00 - 6:00 pmFULL
Thursday, March 36:30 - 7:30 pmFULL
Sunday, March 201:30 - 2:30 pmFULL
No class April 17, push remaining classes back 1 week
Sunday, March 273:00 - 4:00 pmFULL
No class April 17, push remaining classes back 1 week
Monday, April 185:00 - 6:00 pmFULL
Thursday, May 55:45 - 6:45 pmFULL
Sunday, May 221:00 - 2:00 pmFULL
Monday, June 135:00 - 6:00 pmFULL
No class Independence Day (July 4), push remaining classes back 1 week
Thursday, July 75:45 - 6:45 pmFULL
Thursday, July 77:15 - 8:15 pmFULL
Sunday, July 241:30 - 2:30 pmFULL
Sunday, July 243:00 - 4:00 pmFULL
Monday, August 155:00 - 6:00 pmFULL
No class Labor Day (September 5), push remaining classes back 1 week
Thursday, September 85:45 - 6:45 pmFULL
Sunday, October 91:00 - 2:00 pm6 spots available
Monday, October 175:00 - 6:00 pm6 spots available
No class Halloween (October 31), push remaining classes back 1 week
Thursday, November 175:45 - 6:45 pm8 spots available
No class Thanksgiving (November 24), push remaining classes back 1 week

Enroll now in Puppy Preschool (online form). You can also call (920) 648-2421 or email us, if you have questions!


What will you and your dog learn in this class?

In Puppy Preschool, we discuss house manners, address common problems like chewing inappropriate objects (like the couch), potty training, and learn the following basic cues:

  • Sit
  • Down
  • Stand
  • Come when called
  • Leash walking
  • Stay
  • Wait
  • Drop it
  • Leave it
  • Watch me
  • And more!


What kind of dog is this class for?

Puppy Preschool is for puppies ages 8 weeks to 4 months of age.

Does your dog miss the cut-off? Check out our Family Dog Manners class, perfect for any dog at the beginning of their training journey!


Are there any prerequisites for this class?

There are no prerequisite training classes for Puppy Preschool!


How much does this class cost?

The price of Puppy Preschool is $135, which includes lessons, a class handbook, weekly take-home handouts, and graduation materials. Additionally, our instructors are also more than willing to stay after class and address any individual questions you may have.


Who teaches this class?

Our behavioral trainers, Alli, Mittsy, and Emily teach Puppy Preschool. You can learn more about their certifications, experience, and more on our Meet the Trainers page!


Classes are filling up quickly, so be sure to enroll soon (online form), call (920) 648-2421, or email us to claim your spot!

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