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Puppy Socialization

Class Date(s):


Class Time:

Mondays, 7:30 - 8:30p (6 week session)

Class Location:

Penn Vet Working Dog Center, Performance Medicine Room *The first class will be held in the lobby of Ryan Veterinary Hospital (no dogs).


$160 Regular, $80 Penn Student

Class Size:

Class is limited to 6


Penn Vet Behavior Service

COVID-19 UPDATE 5/11/20: At this time the June session have been cancelled and refunds issued. We will open classes back up as soon as safe and approved by the University.  

If you would like to be notified when registration is open again, please email us your name, dog’s name, and class interested in at

This science-based socialization and training program addresses puppy socialization to other dogs and people, introduction and exposure to novel stimuli (sounds, surfaces, objects), low stress handling, practical, reward-based training, and understanding dog body language. Topics such as house training, crate training, feeding, limiting unwanted behaviors (chewing, mouthing and jumping) will be discussed.

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


For puppies age 8-16 weeks. Effective 1/11/19 all dogs must comply with the Vaccination Policy.