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Puppy K-Small Dog Edition

Puppy K-Small Dog Edition

Class Description

Puppy Kindergarten for the little guys is a series of six (6) 50-minute classes that provides vital early socialization, shapes basic manners and boundaries, and addresses early training issues. It is a great head start for puppies both in training and in social behavior. Our  small dog  edition play groups are comprised only of puppies that will grow to be under 25 pounds.

Puppy Kindergarten is recommended by The American Veterinary Medical Association and by the American Society of Veterinary Behaviorists. Learn about the AVSAB Position Statement on Puppy Socialization.

We offer the AKC S.T.A.R. PUPPY program for all puppies in our classes. Participation in this is not required to attend classes. For more information, read the AKC brochure on the S.T.A.R. Puppy Program.

Class Candidate

For  puppies 10-20 weeks old who will weigh under 25 pounds when grown.  They must have completed a minimum two doses of a basic distemper combination vaccine. Rabies vaccine is not required to attend class. Puppies attend all six (6) classes.

Pre-Requisites / Requirements

Please bring puppies on flat collars or harnesses and a 4 to 6 foot leash. Please do not bring choke, prong or other correction collars or  retractable leashes.

  • PK Small Dog 2138: January 3~February 7
    January 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


  • Train the Bay trainer Nancy Frensley with her Austrailian Shepherd and mixed dogs
    Nancy Frensley
    As the Lead Trainer at Train the Bay, Nancy spent the last three decades dedicated to her training work, to developing the program, and to helping Bay Area dogs and their families. In addition to the hundreds of students she teaches every year, she is the voice behind Berkeley Humane’s free Behavior Advice Hotline, and she evaluates and supports the training of shelter dogs at Berkeley Humane.
  • Train the Bay trainer Karin Linden
    Karin Linden
    Karin Linden is a Certified Training and Behavior Consultant. A graduate of the prestigious Dog Training Internship Academy, Karin believes puppy and dog training should improve the quality of life of canines and humans both. She delights in teaching classes that are energetic and dynamic, taking the whole family's needs into account. Karin is dedicated to ongoing professional education, including most recently enrolling in Florida Institute of Technology's certificate of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Details Price Qty
PK Small Dog 2138: January 3~February 7show details + $160.00 (USD)  


2700 Ninth Street, Berkeley, California, 94710, United States