Puppy Playdates & Group Class
For basic and advanced training graduates only
Held at Bakers Acres K9 Academy in Springville. Open play time in our fenced backyard. FREE to all graduates.
Mondays @ 9:00am
Saturdays @ 9:00am
CLOSED 2018 DATES: Jun 30th, Jul 21st, Jul 30th, Aug 4th, Sep 1st-3rd, Oct 6th, Nov 24th, Dec 22nd-31st
Held at Bakers Acres K9 Academy in Springville unless otherwise noted. FREE enrollment to all graduates.
See schedule below
Class starts at 10am
40 min lesson
15 min socialization
5 min Q&A
UPCOMING 2018 DATES
Jul 14th: LOCATION & LESSON CHANGE!!! Due to the hotter temperatures, we're postponing our off leash hike. This month we will meet at Bakers Acres and discussing the who, what, when, where, how, and why of remote collars. If you already have a remote/e-collar, please bring it. We will be testing them on each other and then holding a Q&A afterwards.
Aug 18th (please leave pups at home): Nutrition 101 Q&A (Special Guest, Heather Rose, from Project K9) - how to find or make a balanced dog food, prevent illness and disease through nutrition and essential oils.
Sep 15th: Ask the Animal Control Officer Q&A (Special Guest, Officer Barker, from Springville Police Department) - what to do when your dog runs off or gets picked up by the ACO, City and County pet requirements and licensing, what every ACO wants to tell pet owners.
Oct 27th: Halloween Costume Party & Doorbell Challenge - come in costume, bring a treat to share, we'll be practicing door greeting etiquette and establishing boundaries inside and outside, how to handle trick or treaters
Nov 17th: Thanksgiving Kitchen Challenge - place, thresholds, foods to share and foods to avoid
Dec 17th (please leave pups at home): Service Project at SUVAS - bring donations to the shelter, prepare to walk dogs, clean kennels, or any other service that needs to be done
PREVIOUS 2018 DATES
Jan 20th: Field Trip to Barnes & Noble - practice place in public, discover helpful pet care books
Feb 3rd: Special Guest, Mandy Peterson, from Designer Dogs of America.
Feb 10th (Schedule change!!): Ask the Groomer Q&A (Special Guest, Jennifer Carter, from Mamma Jenns Pet Grooming) - how to care for your dog between groomings, what every groomer wants pet owners to know.
Mar 3rd: Stranger Danger - how to greet a dog, what to do when strangers won't listen
Apr 21st: Ask the Veterinarian Q&A (Special Guest, Dr Park, from Park Animal Hospital) - what to expect at the vet, how to act and help the staff, and how to choose a veterinarian, what every vet wants pet owners to know
May 5th: Musical "place" mats - practice going to and staying on place around distractions
Jun 16th: Neighborhood Bike Ride - bring a sturdy bike, cycling attachments, helmet