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Puppy socialisation 

Did you know that the critical socialisation period for your dog ends by 16 weeks of age?!  Waiting until all vaccines are complete to socialize your dog is too late. During this time it is important to give your puppy the very best start in life. Your dogs safe interaction with people and other dogs is an expectation of the community. Socialisation is an essential lesson for pets to integrate with our lifestyle. Being able to take your dog to a park, beach or cafe is one of the many joys of owning a dog. To be able to do these type of activities in a  calm and friendly manner is dependant on positive socialisation in your dogs first 16 weeks of age.  Your puppy should be between the ages of 8-20 weeks old for the first class and must have had at least one vaccination 2 weeks prior to their first group class. The earlier you start the better. We will teach your puppy the skills to develop good habits for a great start in life.

Some of the topics that will be covered are

  • Mouthing and biting
  • How to communicate with your puppy
  • The importance of early socialization 
  • Basic obedience
  • Puppy manners
  • Calm handing techniques
  • Toilet training
  • Crying at night
  • Parasite control
  • Nutrition 
  • Appropriate rewards
  • Finding the correct equipment to use on your puppy

If you are interested in puppy school classes please call Lisa at SmartyPantz 0408 331 398  

To book online click the link

Behaviour Modification program

A certified dog trainer will work one on one with you and your family in your home to address some of the following issues that you may be experiencing

Behavioural issues:

  • Excessive barking
  • Separation anxiety
  • Pulling washing of the clothes line
  • Jumping on you or your guests
  • Aggressive towards dogs or other people
  • Resource guiding of food, toys or bed
  • Digging holes or pulling out plants
  • Fear anxiety towards people, dogs, objects, noises
  • Chewing furniture, shoes and other objects

If you are experiencing any of these problems or any other issues that you would like addressed please call Daniel from Victorian Dog Training Academy    8685 8373 to book a consultation with a certified behaviourists 

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Deepen the bond between you and your best friend

SmartyPantz Small Group Training is really beneficial if you are committed to continuing with the practice & reinforcement of the training. People who consistently practice what they have learnt in between classes notice a significant difference in their dog’s behaviourHowever it’s important to understand that training any dog is a journey. Although we can help you with almost any problem, SmartyPantz does not want to waste your time or money. We view your dog as a family member, not just a problem with a quick fix. Working together ongoing, equipped with the tools we give you, your dog will learn to listen to you, and become the dog you’ve hoped for

Get the tools to resolve:

  • over excitement
  • lead pulling 
  • nipping and biting
  • excessive barking 
  • destructive chewing 
  • separation anxiety
  • fear aggression 
  • toilet training and more 


Gold star puppy school for pupz from 8 weeks to 5 months 

Gold star teen-dogs school for dogz from 5 to 18 months 

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or for any enquiries call Lisa at SmartyPantz 0408 331 398