Puppy Training

Sit Happens offers a variety of different courses to suit each owner and dog’s needs.

early learning program

Early Learning Program (5 weeks duration)

Things you and your puppy will learn:

  • Training techniques and use of daily food intake
  • Toilet Training and preventing mistakes
  • Biting, mouthing, and handling
  • Jumping and managing arousal
  • Emotional development and life exposure
  • Recognising canine body language and safe socialisation opportunities

Training cues: come, sit, take, give, finish, up, off
How to recognise and help prevent anxiety-based disorders such as aggression, noise phobias, separation issues, fear of handling, grooming and vet visits…..and more!

Combination Program (15 weeks duration)

Combination Program

This program includes: EVERYTHING from the Early Learning Program plus……….

  • Learning Theory: how dogs learn and how to achieve the best response from your pet
  • Managing inappropriate behaviours without intimidation and aversives
  • Reward marking and fun with food
  • Luring and fading lures
  • Teaching your dogs to ‘think’ and ignore lifes distractions
  • Lowering arousal levels and learning to calm your dog
  • Mat Training and our secrets to the ‘whatever dog’
  • Walk nicely on a lead
  • Training a realiable recall with distractions
  • Trick training and mini agiilty

Development Program (25 weeks duration)

Giving your dogs more!!!!!!

All of the above plus 10 casual classes on a Saturday afternoon with our Sit Happens ‘whatever dog’ community. These classes are in a range of locations aimed at extending all behaviours, learning more tricks, practicing safe socialisation and real life skills.