Puppy Right Start
Training Course

Puppy Right Start Training

Puppy Right Start Training is now available!  You do not have to be our client in order to participate, all are welcome.  These courses use positive reinforcement only, and are taught by Krishus our dog trainer, with assistance from Jael, our animal behavior consultant.  Group courses take place at Kiwanis Family Park at 1800 Wicker Street Sanford, NC  in the middle of the main loop walking trail.  

Your puppy will learn the foundations for being a fabulous family dog during the 6-week course:

  • Sit

  • Focus/attention

  • Place

  • Down

  • Wait

  • Target

  • Recall

  • Drop it

  • Leave it

  • Leash Manners

  • Stay

  • Socialize

  • Crate

  • Pet friendly store/grooming procedures

  • Vet office/cooperative care


Online Group: $200

Online Private: $350

In-Person Group: $250

In-Home Private: $400

Group Classes are limited to 6 puppies.

In order to ensure consistent training, we invite your whole family to participate in the training courses.  

Requirements for In-Home or In-Person Training

  • Puppies are 8-16 weeks of age at the beginning of the class

  • Preventative deworming

  • Heartworm Prevention

  • Flea and Tick control

  • Distemper-Parvo Vaccines administered by a veterinarian every 2-4 weeks until 18+ weeks of age.  First vaccine must be at least 3 days prior to the first class.

  • Rabies Vaccine at 12-16 weeks of age

  • Kennel Cough intranasal or oral vaccine at least 3 days prior to the first class for group courses

  • Lepto vaccine is recommended for the group class at Kiwanis Park

  • Vet care can be done at any clinic, proof will be required!

We have 2 group courses scheduled, both meeting at Kiwanis Family Park, 1800 Wicker Street, Sanford NC:

Thursdays at 5 pm starting on May 12

Mondays at 5 pm starting on May 16

Each course has 6 in-person meetings.  In case of inclement weather, meet under the pavilion.  


Call or email Krishus to schedule your private in-home Puppy Right Start lessons