Puppy Level 1
Puppy Level 2




Puppy Level 1

Starting ages 2.5 to 4 months old –No prerequisite
Puppy Level 1 is an 8 session class that is open enrollment, meaning you can start as soon as your puppy has met the vaccination requirement (1 week after the 2nd DHPP shot). Classes last 8 weeks and you can drop in any time (reservations required). With this class, your puppy can start one week after they complete their first two shots. Buy the whole 8-week package, or purchase single classes to fit your schedule.

Classes take place at the SPCA Training Center or at Pet Food Express in Carmel on Saturday mornings.

Registration: Register Now for Puppy Level 1 at SPCA
Duration: 8 weeks continuous
Time: Saturdays, 9 to 10 am
Cost: $165 Shelter Adoptees, $175 General Public, $25/per class

Registration: Register Now for Puppy Level 1 at Carmel
Location: Pet Food Express in Carmel at the Crossroads
Duration: 8 weeks continuous
Time: Saturdays, 9:15 to 10:15 am
Cost: $165 Shelter Adoptees, $175 General Public, $25/per class




Puppy Level 2

Starting  ages 5 to 7 months old –  No prerequisite
Puppy Level 2 is a 5-week long class that has a specific start and end date. Classes take place at the SPCA Training Center on Sunday mornings. This class is for puppies that are a little older and have not had a previous puppy class. Your puppy will learn beginning manners and have some social time with other puppies and people.

Registration: Register Now for Puppy Level 2
Duration: 5 weeks
Time: Sundays, 9 to 10 am
Cost: $125 Shelter Adoptees, $135 General Public

We recommend at minimum a flat or martingale collar with a 6-foot leash. Sometimes we will suggest the addition of head halters or front hook harnesses, If you need a harness we can sell you one after class. Please, no choke or pinch collars, or retractable leashes. We have found that good training with comfortable, non-aversive equipment will enable your dog to perform consistently better!


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