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In-home consultations and training is ideal for: owners who have a busy schedule, who cannot attend weekly classes or who want to work on one specific behavioral concern, such as jumping up or excessive barking. It is also ideal for dogs not suited for a class environment, such as dogs dealing with agression or anxiety issues.
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Wayside Waifs' Puppy Training and Socialization classes will teach you how to expose your puppy to new and novel stimuli (such as new people, objects and noises) in a safe and positive manner.
Class size: 5 dogs
Class time: 6pm
Date: Four week class starting on August 4, September 22 or November 3
Puppies must be 2 to 5 months old. Proof of vaccination history: distemper parvo vaccination must currently be given every 2-4 weeks until the puppy is 4 to 5 months old and have bordetella vaccine.
This class reviews and builds on the lessons learned in Puppy Training and Socialization class. This beginner obedience class helps you lay the foundation from which all future training for more difficult scenarios can be built off of.
Class size: 5 dogs
Class time: 7pm
Date: Six week sessions starting on August 4 or September 22.
Dogs must be 6 months of age or older. Proof of vaccination history: must have rabies, distemper and bordetella vaccines and must be spayed or neutered.
Although the Fourth of July is a fun holiday for people, it can be a nightmare for pets. While most people enjoy the sights and sounds of fireworks, animals don't understand the commotion and can be frightened by the startling, disruptive noises.
When threatened by an unfamiliar experience, such as loud noises, even the calmest most obedient animal is apt to flee or act out of character. Cats may hide when frightened and dogs may try to escape by jumping the fence or digging a hole. Some animals may even experience nausea when confronted with an extremely frightening experience.
Wayside Waifs offers these tips to pet owners: