Our puppy services and activities are designed to give you individual support, so you get the knowledge and information you need so you can your give your puppy the best start you can, and prepare them for life in the real world.
With our help and guidance you will learn how you can help your puppy to have positive experiences at this critical stage in their life, so that they grow up happy, confident and without fearfulness or anxiety.
Pawsitive Puppy Foundations
- Sunday 4 March 5.40pm at The Winlaton Centre (no session 1 April Easter Sunday)
- Saturday 7 April 9.45am at The Winlaton Centre
- Monday 9 April 6.45pm at Springwell Village Community Venue
These are comprehensive foundation and socialisation courses for puppies up to 18 weeks old at the start of the course. Puppies will need to have completed their course of vaccinations and been given clearance by the vet to go out and about where there are other dogs.
These sessions are structured so that puppies have lovely positive experiences without feeling overwhelmed, intimidated or fearful. This really is a great way for you to support your puppy to grow up to be a confident and happy dog.
Only £50 for the course
Through play, socialisation and confidence building activities, guidance and tips we will help you give your puppy experiences that will help prepare them life in the real world. View details about what we cover.
75% of the way through the Puppy Foundations course and it has been excellent. The approach and methodology from Karen and Phil has been outstanding. Very friendly, funny and down to earth with a real understanding of the individual puppies. Great stuff. Thank you.
What happens after that?
Following on from this puppies can continue their development and learning by attending one of our Fun, Tricks and Training courses.
New Fun Size Puppy Agility
Fun Size Puppy Agility at the Winlaton Centre
- Next date TBC
This fun session is specifically for pups under 6 months old. It's a great way to continue socialising your pup and introducing new things in a positive way. It's fun and rewarding and builds confidence and independence.
Activities are low impact and there is no jumping which makes it safe and appropriate for little ones.
Only £10 per pup.
Places are limited.
Special Offer! Give Your Pup A Great Start With Our Pawsitive Puppy Package
Combine a Puppy Home Visit (see details below)
Plus a Pawsitive Puppy Foundations Course
Plus a Pawsitive Puppy Essentials E Handbook
Only £95 - a saving of £15 (normal cost when booked separately £115).
Pawsitive Puppy Home Visits
These home visits are ideal if you are a new puppy owner or are having issues with your puppy. We will support you to put a structure in place so that your puppy develops into a well-rounded, confident and happy dog and minimise the chance for unwanted behaviours occurring in the future. We can also support you to address any individual issues you are having and you will receive support and guidance tailored to your individual needs.
We are flexible with dates and times and can offer you guidance and support with common puppy issues including house-training, crate training, managing separation, mouthing and chewing.
Only £60 per home visit with follow up support. You also receive a comprehensive Blue Dog Pawsitive Puppy PDF Handbook which has loads of useful information, guidance and tips.
From the very first message Karen has been fantastic! She gave me tips on everything and the support continued afterwards too! This has given me huge confidence. I would 100% recommend Karen and her services.
Jenna and Rocco
Book A Puppy Visit Or Our Puppy Package
Enquire or book by calling us on 07717292272 or complete the contact form.
Don't forget to include a contact telephone number and we will get back to you as soon as we can (usually within 48 hours).
Pups (And Hoomans) Having A Pawfect Time At Puppy Foundations
Pre-Puppy Preparation and Guidance
If you are thinking of getting a puppy we can provide guidance on the many things you should consider before taking the plunge. Buying a puppy is such a commitment and we want to support people so that they can make an informed choice. Benefit from guidance on topics including:
- Identifying a breeds that are right for your lifestyle and family
- What to look for in a good breeder
- Things to ask a breeder
- What to consider when visiting the breeder and puppies
- Establishing a bond with your chosen puppy before they come home
- What essentials you'll need to prepare for your puppy
- How to introduce your puppy into your home and ensure they settle in
- Introductions to other pets and children
Telephone / Skype / Video consultations start from £15 and home visits can be arranged from £30.
In Home Puppy Essentials Training
If you are unable to make one of our group training classes, we can bring our training to you! We will cover the everyday training you will need in everyday life as well as some fun activities to provide essential mental stimulation.
These sessions are fun and family friendly so everyone can be involved. You will also benefit from our comprehensive step-by-step handouts to continue your training in between sessions and ongoing support. From only £35 per session or four sessions for £120
Don't Just Take Our Word For It!
We had a puppy visit from Karen when he was 8 weeks old as we didn't want to encourage any bad behaviours. It was a very positive visit and he has already shown improvements only 2 days later!
Fay and Albi the Working Cocker Spaniel
Had a visit when we first brought Pippa home. Karen gave us some really good tips which we wouldn't of thought of ourselves. We found it reassuring to know we were setting off on the right track! Would definitely recommend."
Mandy and Pippa the Cocker
As we have never had a puppy before, we asked Karen to come out for a home visit. Karen was really friendly, helpful and informative and Alfie loved her. We are looking forward to taking Alfie to the puppy classes"
Jane and Alfie the Toy Poodle
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