Drop-In Puppy Socials

Weekly in Pemberton

Suitable for puppies up to 20 weeks old
INVESTMENT: $10 + GST

Our Puppy Socials are an opportunity to offer your puppy added play time with other puppies to practice play skills, bite inhibition and manners. Playtime will also include adding novel surfaces, toys and sounds for your puppies to explore.

Socials are reserved for current & past students of Alpine Dogs Puppy School program. Drop-in for as many sessions as you’d like, however space is limited to 4 puppies so make sure to register.

Puppy Socialization and Vaccinations

The primary and most important time for puppy socialization is the first three months of life. Click on the link below to read the Positioning Statement on puppy socialization by the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviour.

Puppy Socialization Position Statement
Details

All you need to know

Benefits of Puppy Socials:
  • Socialization with other puppies and humans
  • Proper play time with other puppies including bite inhibition
  • A chance to explore novel surfaces, sounds and toys
Requirements:
  • Must be a current or past student of Alpine Dogs Puppy School program
  • Puppies must be under 20 weeks old
  • Maximum of 1 person per puppy can attend
  • Mandatory for all attendees to wear a mask
You will need to bring the following items to class:
  • Mask
  • Your puppy wearing a harness and/or a nylon collar (no chain collars please) as well as a regular nylon leash (no retractable leashes please).
  • Treats
Cancellation policy:

We require 48 hours notice to withdraw enrollment in a class. Class registrations are non-refundable. When appropriate, we can offer a credit transfer to one of our other services that must be used within 60 days of purchase.

Covid-19:

Alpine Dogs takes our responsibility of operating in a safe manner during COVID 19 very seriously. All attendees will need to follow and adhere to our policies:

  • Maximum of 1 person per dog allowed to attend class (due to rising Covid numbers locally)
  • Face masks are mandatory for all participants
  • You will be set up in a station that will be a minimum of 2 meters from other students
  • All contact areas and equipment will be sanitized prior to and between classes
  • If you may have been exposed or are not feeling well, please stay home
Schedule

Upcoming classes

Still have more questions?

Schedule a FREE 15-minute Discovery Call to learn more about how we could tailor a package to suit you and your dogs needs.

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Puppy Socialization Checklist

Did you know the socialization window closes around 16 weeks of age for dogs? Make sure you’re making the most of this important time! Sign up here to receive our FREE puppy socialization checklist!

HINT: It’s WAY more than just dogs & people!