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Advanced Puppy *FULL*

Class Date(s):

Starts January 12, 2021

Class Time:

Tuesdays, 7:00p-8:00p (6 week session)

Class Location:

Penn Vet Working Dog Center


$160 Regular, $80 Penn Student

Class Size:

Class is limited to 6


Bridget Stewart Beardsley

COVID-19 UPDATE 9/18/20: For your safety and the safety of our staff, all class registrants will be required to read, agree to, and abide by our COVID-19 Policy.

The January 2021 session has filled. Please email to be put on the waitlist.

This class looks at the development of your dog as it grows out of that fuzzy puppy and into adolescence. You will focus on learning to use fun and reinforcing techniques to continue building the bond between you and your dog while building valuable skills that will help your puppy grow into a well-mannered and respectful young adult. This class is a great precursor to Basic Obedience.

Topic Includes:

  • Extinguishing unwanted behaviors (e.g., barking, playing keep away)
  • Increased focus
  • Reinforcement schedules
  • Understanding dog body language
  • Foundation obedience skills
    Building your dog’s desire to work for you
Cancellation Policy:

Before registering, please read our cancellation policy. All classes require a minimum registration. If the minimum is not met, a full refund will be issued. If you have any questions about this class prior to signing up, please contact the instructor at

If registration is full, email us at to be put on the wait list.


For puppies age 4-12 months. If your dog has reactivity or aggression issues, please contact the instructor prior to registering at Effective 1/11/19 all dogs must comply with the Vaccination Policy.