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Puppy Playgroup

Puppy Playgroup

A fun and informative way to socialise puppies and to learn how to raise the dog you want to share your life with.

Puppy Playgroup is as much for you the owner as it is for your puppy! We hope to equip you with all the skills you need to raise a happy, secure, confident puppy. This is a unique opportunity for very early socialisation as we accept puppies who have only had their first vaccination (from 8 weeks old). Puppies can join the class until they are 13 weeks old but if you have a pup between 13 and 16 weeks who may need some confidence boosting please call to see if we can help.

We cover different topics week by week including body language, parasites, dental health, nutrition, basic training, handling skills as well as house training and fear related issues. Prevention of behavioural issues such as food guarding are discussed and handouts provided to accompany the sessions. Available handouts also include topics that we don’t have time to cover.

Puppy Playgroup is held on Wednesday mornings at 11am and is run by our Pet Health Adviser, Debbie Culley a Registered Qualified Veterinary Nurse with over 30 years of experience and  who has also holds behaviour qualifications.

The programme comprises four weekly sessions at £25 for the course. A worming treatment is provided free of charge.

Reserve your place by calling  01525 373329 for the next start date or email us

Struggling with those new puppy habits? Jumping? Biting? Chewing? House training? Let us help you manage these normal (but frustrating) behaviours in a positive way. Call our Puppy Helpline 

What do our owners say?

‘A huge ‘Thank you’ from me and Skye for the brilliant puppy classes which we finished this week. Debbie Culley, as usual, is full of really good information, a lot of which i’d forgotten from 12 years ago with my last puppy!! And you feel you’re in the company of someone who wants your dog to be the best that it can be. We got a lot from it, as we did 12 years ago when we took our first dog.

If you have a new puppy, go along! You won’t regret it’

-Gwen with Skye

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