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PUPPY PRESCHOOL
THE WELL GROOMED

I run a face to face puppy preschool program at

The Well Groomed.

For puppies aged 8 - 16 Weeks. Which runs for 4 weeks using positive reinforcement training.

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The critical learning and socialisation period for dogs is 8 to 16 weeks of age.
For puppies in this age group Puppy Preschool Classes provide a safe positive environment for you and your puppy to learn important life skills that will allow your puppy to evolve into a friendly, well behaved, and social member of the family.
Puppy Preschool is the first step in a lifetime of behavioural guidance for you as a dog owner.
What you can expect is to:
• build a very positive foundation for appropriate behaviours with your puppy
• receive expert guidance on how to foster a lifelong positive connection with your puppy
• gain a better understanding of natural dog behaviours and how to work with a dog’s natural instincts
• learn positive training, basic cues and behaviour reinforcement techniques
The Puppy Preschool course consists of four, 1-hour classes, held weekly at The Well-Groomed Riverview.
With up to 5 puppies in each class, our Puppy Preschool classes provide:
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  • Socialisation/interaction - with people and other dogs
  • Toilet training advice - no more 'oops'!
  • Familiarisation with the grooming salon - making visits less stressful
  • Settling and calming techniques
  • Troubleshooting - addressing any issues you may be having such as mouthing/biting
  • Teaching Tricks and playing games
  • Understanding dog psychology
  • General health care advice - diet, exercise, grooming for puppies
 
​1. I recommend puppies commence Puppy Preschool training from 8-14 weeks of age to receive the maximum benefit from the classes. (Puppy Kindy is available for puppies that are older)
2. Your puppy must have received its first vaccination prior to the commencement of classes.
Week One

Welcome to Puppy Preschool and a load of theory to set you and your puppy up for success. Course notes are emailed to you and are explained thoroughly. Online Puppy Preschool course available. Bring your list of questions.
Weeks Two & Three

Teaching polite behaviours, dog psychology and body language explained, understanding your puppy’s behaviour, diet and feeding, exercise requirements, toilet training tips and tricks, different ways to provide environmental enrichment, puppy settling exercises, grooming preparation and grooming room familiarisation, puppy socialisation and fun, coaching and guidance using positive reinforcement training methods.
 
Week Four - GRADUATION WEEK!
 
Similar to previous classes, PLUS a Graduation Pack containing product samples, your puppy's Graduation Certificate and photos.
  • Our aim is to encourage your puppy to become a happy, relaxed member of the 
    family and to provide you with all the information required to raise a happy, healthy dog.
 
  • I am a qualified Puppy Preschool instructor running the classes.
 
  • Comprehensive notes are provided as part of the course. These will assist you in continuing training at home.
 
  • Classes fill quickly, so bookings should be made as soon as you get your new puppy.
  • How can I book in for Puppy Training?
    Please contact me d irectly to book Phone: 0423 105 395
  • Are there any other requirements for my puppy to start Puppy Training?
    Yes, Your puppy must have received its first vaccination. And it must be fit and well for our training sessions
  • If I miss a session, can I attend a make-up class or get a refund?
    I strongly suggest you are available for all sessions in my Puppy training course to get the full value of the learning opportunities I provide for you and your puppy. I do not offer make-up sessions, nor do I offer partial refunds if you miss a session.
  • Why should my puppy complete your Puppy Training?
    The critical learning and socialisation period for dogs is 8 to 16 weeks of age. For pups in this age group Puppy Training allows you and your puppy to learn important life skills that will allow your puppy to evolve into a friendly, well behaved, and social member of the family.
  • My dog is older than the suggested age – can I still enrol?
    Unfortunately, I cannot accept puppies older than 16 weeks at the commencement of their first session for Puppy training. I am happy to recommend alternative dog obedience and training services such as 1 on 1 training or group training in Hunters Hill
  • How will it work?
    I like to visit you and your puppy in the first week to set you all up for success. You will then be provided with all training resources each week to follow. All follow up visits check in with how you are progressing and provide you with the opportunity to ask questions and learn training tips and tricks hands on.
  • Do you offer any puppy behaviour guarantees?
    Whilst I am very confident in my Puppy Training course, I am not able to offer a guarantee on puppy behaviour. Puppy behaviours are subject to elements beyond our control, such as; Its lifestyle at home Owner’s level of commitment to training and even the natural tendency of personality that prevents us from being able to offer a behaviour based guarantee.
  • How much does puppy training cost?
    There are a few options: 2 x home visits for $300, payable at time of booking. 3 x home visits for $400, payable at time of booking.
  • Can I expect perfect behaviour from my puppy after Puppy Training?
    No Puppy Training school can offer guaranteed results. There are so many influencers that can affect the Puppy training including home environment, owner/s, other dogs, the puppy’s behaviours and habits and many more. Puppy School is the first step in a lifetime of behavioural guidance for you as a dog owner. What you can expect is to: • build a very positive foundation for appropriate behaviours with your puppy • receive expert guidance on how to continue rewarding positive behaviours • foster a lifelong positive connection with your puppy • gain a better understanding of natural dog behaviours and how to work with a dog’s natural instincts • learn positive training, basic commands and behaviour reinforcement techniques
  • Where is the puppy training held?
    At your place with your family. I believe that puppy obedience training works best when all family members are consistent in their puppy training techniques.
  • Can my puppy fail Puppy Training?
    There are no puppy failures! Some puppies take longer than others to learn desired behaviours, and some owners work harder than others to teach their dogs manners and obedience. Don’t be discouraged if your puppy seems to be comparatively naughty compared to other dogs of the same age. I will work with you and advise you in your ongoing management of your dog’s behaviour.
  • What will my puppy & I learn by attending puppy school?
    • Advice on Socialisation/interaction - with people and other dogs • Toilet training advice • Familiarisation with handling techniques - making vet visits less stressful • Settling and calming techniques • Troubleshooting - addressing any issues such as mouthing/biting • Basic training - sit, drop, stay, mat training and recall training • Handling- for grooming, vet examinations and medicating your pup • Tricks and games • Environmental enrichment • Understanding dog psychology
  • Are there any other requirements for my puppy to attend Puppy Kindy?
    Yes, Your puppy must be fully vaccinated or due for their last vaccination prior to the commencement of classes.
  • How much does Puppy Kindy cost?
    The 4 week course costs $245.00 payable at time of booking
  • Who is the Puppy Trainer?
    I run the training sessions and I have completed the following accreditations: Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services, Certificate III in Dog Behaviour & Training. I am qualified in using positive reinforcement training methods and am a member of the Pet Professional Guild of Australia
  • Can my children or other family members come along?
    Yes! We believe that puppy obedience training works best when all family members are consistent in their puppy training techniques. However, please check with us if you plan on bringing more than 2 people to class.
  • If I miss a class, can I attend a make-up class or get a refund?
    I strongly suggest that you attend all 4 consecutive weekly classes in my Puppy Kindy course to get the full value of the learning opportunities I provide for you and your puppy. I do not offer make-up classes, nor do I offer partial refunds if you miss a single class. Course notes are emailed to you weekly for reference
  • What will my puppy & I learn by attending Puppy Kindy?
    · Socialisation/interaction - with people and other dogs for those that missed the socialisation window · Familiarisation with the veterinary hospital and the outside world relevant to your dog’s vaccination status · Settling and calming techniques in different situations and places · Troubleshooting - addressing any issues you may be having such as jumping up, pulling on the lead and achieving a reliable recall · Understanding dog psychology · General health care advice relevant for your puppies age category
  • Do you offer any puppy behaviour guarantees?
    Whilst I am very confident in my Puppy Kindy program, I am not able to offer a guarantee on puppy behaviour. Puppy behaviours are subject to elements beyond our control, such as; Its lifestyle at home Owner’s level of commitment to training and even the natural tendency of personality that prevents us from being able to offer a behaviour based guarantee.
  • How old must my puppy be to attend Puppy Kindy?
    I recommend puppies commence Puppy Kindy training from 16 - 24 weeks of age.
  • Why should my puppy attend Puppy Kindy?
    Training and understanding your dog continues throughout its lifetime. Puppy Kindy allows you to continue working with your puppy as it gets older and placed in more challenging situations. Puppy Kindy provides a safe positive environment for you and your puppy to learn important life skills that will allow your puppy to evolve into a friendly, well behaved, and social member of the family.
  • How can I book in for Puppy Kindy
    Please contact Nadia directly Phone: 0423 105 395 of email: nadia@trainingmutts.au
  • My dog is older than the suggested age – can I still enrol?
    Unfortunately, I cannot accept puppies older than 24 weeks at the commencement of their first class. I am happy to recommend alternative dog obedience and training services such as 1 on 1 training or group training in Hunters Hill
  • What are the class sizes?
    We limit spaces to 5 puppies to allow our puppy trainer time for individual assessment and coaching in each class
  • Can my puppy fail Puppy Kindy?
    There are no puppy failures! Some puppies take longer than others to learn desired behaviours, and some owners work harder than others to teach their dogs manners and obedience. Don’t be discouraged if your puppy seems to be comparatively naughty compared to other dogs in puppy school. I can work with you and advise you in your ongoing management of your dog’s behaviour and if you still need help at the conclusion of puppy school I am happy to do some further training with you 1 on 1
  • Can I expect perfect behaviour from my puppy after Puppy Kindy?
    No Puppy Training school can offer guaranteed results. There are so many influencers that can affect the Puppy training including home environment, owner/s, other dogs, the puppy’s behaviours and habits and many more. Puppy Kindy is one of the first steps in a lifetime of behavioural guidance for you as a dog owner. What you can expect is to: • build a very positive foundation for appropriate behaviours with your puppy • receive expert guidance on how to continue rewarding positive behaviours • foster a lifelong positive connection with your puppy • gain a better understanding of natural dog behaviours and how to work with a dog’s natural instincts • learn positive training, basic commands and behaviour reinforcement techniques
  • Where are the Puppy Kindy classes held?
    Classes are held at 1st Boronia Scout Hall in Hunters Hill on Sunday mornings from 9am
  • How old must my puppy be to attend Puppy Preschool?
    I recommend puppies commence Puppy Preschool training from 8-14 weeks of age to receive the maximum benefit from the classes.
  • If I miss a class, can I attend a make-up class or get a refund?
    I strongly suggest that you attend all 4 consecutive weekly classes in our Puppy Preschool course to get the full value of the learning opportunities we provide for you and your puppy. I do not offer make-up classes, nor do I offer partial refunds if you miss a single class
  • Are there any other requirements for my puppy to attend Puppy Preschool?
    Yes, your puppy must have received its first vaccination.
  • What are the class sizes?
    I limit spaces to 6 puppies to allow for individual assessments and coaching in each class
  • Can I expect perfect behaviour from my puppy after Puppy Preschool?
    No Puppy Training school can offer guaranteed results. There are so many influencers that can affect the Puppy training including home environment, owner/s, other dogs, the puppy’s behaviours and habits and many more. Puppy Preschool is the first step in a lifetime of behavioural guidance for you as a dog owner. What you can expect is to: • build a very positive foundation for appropriate behaviours with your puppy • receive expert guidance on how to continue rewarding positive behaviours • foster a lifelong positive connection with your puppy • gain a better understanding of natural dog behaviours and how to work with a dog’s natural instincts • learn positive training, basic commands and behaviour reinforcement techniques
  • How can I book in for Puppy Preschool?
    Please contact me directly on 0423 105 395 or via nadia@trainingmutts.au to book into the classes
  • Can my children or other family members come along?
    Yes! We believe that puppy obedience training works best when all family members are consistent in their puppy training techniques. However, please check with me if you plan on bringing more than 2 extra people to class.
  • Why should my puppy attend Puppy Preschool?
    The critical learning and socialisation period for dogs is 8 to 16 weeks of age. For pups in this age group Puppy Class provides a safe positive environment for you and your puppy to learn important life skills that will allow your puppy to evolve into a friendly, well behaved, and social member of the family.
  • Where are the Puppy Preschool classes held?
    Classes are held at 1st Boronia Scout Hall in Hunters Hill 21C Farnell Street Hunters Hill On Sunday mornings from 9am
  • Do you offer any puppy behaviour guarantees?
    Whilst I am very confident in our Puppy School program, I am not able to offer a guarantee on puppy behaviour. Puppy behaviours are subject to elements beyond our control, such as; Its lifestyle at home Owner’s level of commitment to training and even the natural tendency of personality that prevents us from being able to offer a behaviour based guarantee.
  • Can my puppy fail Puppy Preschool?
    There are no puppy failures! Some puppies take longer than others to learn desired behaviours, and some owners work harder than others to teach their dogs manners and obedience. Don’t be discouraged if your puppy seems to be comparatively naughty compared to other dogs in puppy school. I can work with you and advise you in your ongoing management of your dog’s behaviour and if you still need help at the conclusion of puppy school I am happy to do some further training with you 1 on 1
  • Who is the Puppy Trainer?
    My name is Nadia Ruzicka and I am a Nationally accredited dog trainer and will be running the training sessions. I am currently studying a Diploma in Canine Bahaviour and Technology and I have completed the following accreditations: Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services, Certificate III in Dog Behaviour & Training. I am qualified in using positive reinforcement training methods and am a member of the Pet Professional Guild of Australia
  • What will my puppy & I learn by attending puppy school?
    • Socialisation/interaction - with people and other dogs • Toilet training advice • Familiarisation with vet hospital and grooming procedures - making visits less stressful • Settling and calming techniques • Troubleshooting - addressing any issues such as mouthing/biting • Basic training - sit, drop, stay, mat training, recall training and more • Handling- for grooming, vet examinations and medicating your pup • Tricks and games • Environmental enrichment • Understanding dog psychology
  • How much does Puppy Preschool cost?
    The series of 4 x weekly classes costs $245, which is payable at the time of booking and includes enrolment into an online puppy course and training videos.
  • My dog is older than the suggested age – can I still enrol?
    Unfortunately, I cannot accept puppies older than 16 weeks at the commencement of their first class. Ask me about Puppy Kindy which is available for Puppies aged 16 - 24 weeks, also run at the Scout Hall in Hunters Hill
  • Can I expect perfect behaviour from my puppy after Puppy Preschool?
    No Puppy Training school can offer guaranteed results. There are so many influencers that can affect the Puppy training including home environment, owner/s, other dogs, the puppy’s behaviours and habits and many more. Puppy Preschool is the first step in a lifetime of behavioural guidance for you as a dog owner. What you can expect is to: • build a very positive foundation for appropriate behaviours with your puppy • receive expert guidance on how to continue rewarding positive behaviours • foster a lifelong positive connection with your puppy • gain a better understanding of natural dog behaviours and how to work with a dog’s natural instincts • learn positive training, basic commands and behaviour reinforcement techniques
  • What are the class sizes?
    I limit spaces to 5 puppies to allow time for individual assessment and coaching in each class
  • How old must my puppy be to start Puppy Preschool Training?
    I recommend puppies commence Puppy Preschool training from 8-14 weeks of age to receive the maximum benefit from the classes. (Puppy Kindy is available for puppies that are older)
  • Can my puppy fail Puppy Preschool?
    There are no puppy failures! Some puppies take longer than others to learn desired behaviours, and some owners work harder than others to teach their dogs manners and obedience. Don’t be discouraged if your puppy seems to be comparatively naughty compared to other dogs in puppy school. I can work with you and advise you in your ongoing management of your dog’s behaviour and if you still need help at the conclusion of puppy school I am happy to do some further training with you 1 on 1 or you can enrol in my Puppy Kindy classes.
  • Can my children or other family members come along?
    Yes! I believe that puppy training works best when all family members are consistent in their puppy training techniques. However, I do ask that you please check with me if you plan on bringing more than 2 people to the classes.
  • How much does Puppy Preschool cost at The Well Groomed?
    The fee for the 4 week course is $245.00
  • Are there any other requirements for my puppy to attend Puppy Preschool?
    Yes, your puppy must have received its first vaccination.
  • Where are the Puppy Preschool classes held?
    Classes are held at The Well Groomed Riverview 59 Tambourine Bay Road, Riverview NSW 2066 Wednesday nights from 6:30pm
  • What will my puppy & I learn by attending Puppy Preschool?
    • Socialisation/interaction - with people and other dogs • Toilet training advice • Familiarisation with the grooming salon - making visits less stressful • Settling and calming techniques • Troubleshooting - addressing any issues such as mouthing/biting • Basic training - sit, drop, stay, mat training and recall training • Handling- for grooming, vet examinations and medicating your pup • Tricks and games • Environmental enrichment • Understanding dog psychology
  • If I miss a class, can I attend a make-up class or get a refund?
    I strongly suggest that you attend all 4 consecutive weekly classes in our Puppy Preschool course to get the full value of the learning opportunities I provide for you and your puppy. I do not offer make-up classes, nor do I offer partial refunds if you miss a single class You can always refer to the videos and notes which are provided to you
  • My dog is older than the suggested age – can I still enrol?
    Unfortunately, I cannot accept puppies older than 14 weeks at the commencement of their first class. Puppy Kindy and further Group Training is available for Puppies that are older.
  • Do you offer any puppy behaviour guarantees?
    Whilst I am very confident in our Puppy School program, I am not able to offer a guarantee on puppy behaviour. Puppy behaviours are subject to elements beyond our control, such as; Its lifestyle at home An owner’s level of commitment to training and even the natural tendency of personality that prevents us from being able to offer a behaviour based guarantee.
  • Who is the Puppy Preschool Trainer?
    I (Nadia Ruzicka) run the training sessions and I have years of experience working and training animals. I was a Companion Animals ranger at the City of Sydney Council for almost 9 years and worked with Greyhounds around NSW. I hold the following animal related accreditations: Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services, Certificate III in Dog Behaviour & Training. I am qualified in using positive reinforcement training methods and am a member of the Pet Professional Guild of Australia
  • Why should my puppy attend Puppy Preschool?
    The critical learning and socialisation period for dogs is 8 to 16 weeks of age. For puppies in this age group Puppy Preschool Classes provide a safe positive environment for you and your puppy to learn important life skills that will allow your puppy to evolve into a friendly, well behaved, and social member of the family. Puppy Preschool is the first step in a lifetime of behavioural guidance for you as a dog owner. What you can expect is to: • build a very positive foundation for appropriate behaviours with your puppy • receive expert guidance on how to foster a lifelong positive connection with your puppy • gain a better understanding of natural dog behaviours and how to work with a dog’s natural instincts • learn positive training, basic cues and behaviour reinforcement techniques
  • How can I book in for Puppy Preschool?
    Please contact me directly to book into a class on 0423 105 395 or email me at nadia@trainingmutts.au
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