Older Puppy Head Start

My Best Friend Obedience Older Puppy training in group and private sessions in Woodland Hills, West Hills, Encino, Tarzana, Chatsworth, North Hills, Northridge, Van Nuys, Porter Ranch, Canoga Park, Winnetka, Bell Canyon, Simi Valley, Agoura Hills, Topanga, Lake Balboa, Sunland, Sherman Oaks, Studio CIty, Bel Air, Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, Oxnard, Ventura, Port Hueneme, Moorpark. Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita, Castaic and Valencia

Older Puppy Socialization (5 To 11 Months) 

Group class $109 (Indoor) for 4 weeks - one hour per class, once a week

(please note the class format has changed...Pups must be current private students of My Best Friend or have done group puppy or beginning class)

Groups are usually held weekly same day/same time and the same location for the duration of the course.  Classes are listed by START DATE.

Sunday 5 PM Woodland Hills Pampered Pet Hotel - Instructor Kelly

(we have postponed current group, sorry) PLEASE CHECK OUT BEGINNER OBEDIENCE (there is some social interaction, we also can set up a private session with a trainer and their dog)

next one is TBD as soon as there are enough pups

If you are interested in enrolling in this class, please complete an enrollment so we can start a list for class...it is usually only a few weeks between offerings of this fun and informative course!

No refunds for unused sessions.  IF YOUR PUP FOR ANY REASON CANNOT ATTEND PLEASE CALL TO LET US KNOW WHEN YOU WILL BE RETURNING.  DO NOT JUST SHOW UP...this class does "recycle" periodically but not every month, THANKS :-) 

OLDER PUPS GROUP - This 4 week program will help teach your pup to socialize without being overbearing!  Jumping, biting and relax in public,  Pass the puppy! Puppy manners will be discussed. A basic clicker introduction will be included as well as basics like sit, down and "touch."  This is the best way to set your puppy up for success in the future!  Confidence building exercises using a tunnel and other apparatus! Basic understanding of dog behavior, through play.  Don’t wait!  All the stuff an educated pup and their owner need!  Can be done in conjunction with Beginning group class!  If you already did the Younger pup class, this will be a nice continuation with more socializing at the TEENAGE defiant stage!  You'll want to know how to manage your pups shenanigans with prevention.  You

We specialize in behavior problems! The most frequent request is to help solve dog aggression issues!  Why do we talk about this when you are looking for a pup class?  Dog to dog aggression usually begins between 7 months and 1.5 years! By taking this class you help your pup not to become that dog!

For HEALTHY PUPS, confident pups  5.5 to 11 months, All you need is three sets of vaccines (Distemper/Parvo combo), Bordetella (kennel cough) vaccine, and clear fecal test!  Extremely shy or small pups may be admitted to the Younger pups group.

Sorry, we are no longer doing pup parties, so we added the option for older pups!