"Like" Dog is Family K9 Training for special offers, training tips, announcements and more!

Puppy Start Right is a science based learning program developed by The Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) of Animal Behavior and Training.  The curriculum authors include Dr. Kenneth Martin, a Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist,and his wife Debbie Martin who is a Registered Veterinary Technician with specialty certification in behavior and a faculty member of Karen Pryor Academy. Want to enroll now?




Why is Puppy Start Right Preschool so important?

  • ALL puppies need puppy socialization! The ideal age to enroll is 7-12 weeks of age.
  • The perfect time to start is when your sweet perfect puppy is still behaving perfectly!
  • There is NO advantage to waiting, the window of socialization begins to close at 12 weeks of age!!
  • It is one of THE MOST IMPORTANT things you can do to ensure your puppy's future.
  • Socialization is not something that can be done at home or alone! Learn what it IS and what it ISN'T..
  • Positive exposure to many new things can protect your puppy against future behavioral issues.
  • Socialization is necessary for your puppy's ability to cope as an adult dog and, without it, can lead to lifelong deficits.

In Puppy Start Right Preschool  you will learn to:

  • Use positive reinforcement training with your puppy. 
  • Prevent and manage undesired puppy behaviors.
  • Ensure that socialization experiences are positive for your pup.
  • Understand normal canine behavior.
  • Read canine body language.
  • Build a lifelong bond with your puppy.

In Puppy Start Right Preschool Preschool your puppy will learn to:

  • Be comfortable around new and novel stimuli, people and sounds.
  • Accept handling and restraint to become great veterinary patients.
  • Meet and play with different breeds of an appropriate age.
  • Be independent.  This is important to prevent separation anxiety.
  • Explore their environment at their own pace.
  • Learn to share or trade valued items (chew toys, foods, furniture).

Puppy Start Right Preschool Preschool Socialization Topics:

  • Wheels and Children's Toys
  • Health and Handling
  • Costumes and Appearances-Sounds odd but you'll learn why this topic is important!
  • Obstacles and Sounds

Puppy Start Right Preschool Preschool Prevention Topics:

  •  House training.
  •  Playing biting & chewing.
  •  Jumping.
  •  Handling & restraint (to become a good vet patient!)
  •  Food bowl issues.
  •  Confinement & crate training.
  •  Independence training. 

Puppy Start Right Preschool Preschool Introduction to Training Topics:

  •  Clicker Training to communicate clearly to your puppy.
  •  Attention.
  •  Sit.
  •  Come.
  •  Leave it / Drop it.
  •  Targeting.
  • Leash Manners. 

                                            GODFREY'S DETAILS


Want to enroll?

Stop in at Godfrey's-Welcome to Dogdom to register, make payment, and receive your program materials!



"Like us" on Facebook for Special Godfrey’s Discounts and Give-Aways


       Follow Me on Pinterest


Experience Godfrey's...select one of the links below to view our 30 second video clip:
Broadband clients with Windows Media Player
       All others  

Home  | What is dogdom?  |  Our Products  |  Our Services  |  EventsOur Story  |  Directions

Come visit our shop in the beautiful countryside of Berks County.
We're near the heart of Lancaster County and myriad antique shops,
so make a day of it! Directions to our shop.

Phone: 610.777.5755
Toll Free Phone: 877-436-4366 (877-4-DOGDOM)
Fax: 610.777.5525
Email: info@godfreysdogdom.com
Address: 4267 New Holland Road, Mohnton PA 19540
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10-6 Sat. 10-4 Sun. 11-4 Closed Mon.