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.

2024 Start Dates:

Start DateClass TimeNotes
Sunday, January 7, 20241:30 - 2:30 pmFULL
Sunday, January 7, 20243:00 - 4:00 pmFULL
Monday, February 5, 20245:00 - 6:00 pmFULL
Wednesday, March 6, 20246:30 - 7:30 pmFULL
Thursday, March 28, 20245:30 - 6:30 pmFULL
Sunday, April 21, 20242:00 - 3:00 pmFULL, skips Mother's Day (5/12)
Monday, May 20, 20245:00 - 6:00 pmFULL, skips Memorial Day
Thursday, June 20, 20245:30 - 6:30 pmFULL
Sunday, July 21, 20242:00 - 3:00 pm6 spots available, skips August 11
Monday, August 19, 20245:00 - 6:00 pm8 spots available, skips Labor Day
Sunday, September 22, 20242:00 - 3:00 pm8 spots available
Wednesday, October 30, 20246:30 - 7:30 pm8 spots available
Monday, November 18, 20245:00 - 6:00 pm8 spots available

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 help you learn how to build trust with your puppy, and teach impulse control. We also 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 $160, 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, Emily, Mittsy, and Holly 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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