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PUPPY PLAY SCHOOL!

Naughty Boyz Puppy Play School is a new program we are offering that is ALL about puppy play! This program is best suited for pups up to one year old but exceptions may apply!! 

 

We developed this program based on new research that highlights the importance of play for brain development, confidence building, socialization, happiness, curiosity, and overall mental health! While Puppy Play School emphasizes play, we also know how important it is for puppies to engage in various types of enrichment activities and REST! Our exceptional, one-of-a-kind program is structured to meet all of the above needs to ensure your puppies are getting the benefits of play and mental stimulation while providing opportunities to rest and avoid overstimulation! 

 

How is it different from Doggy Day School?

Our program offers individual support for each pup, and while Doggy Day School focuses on curriculum (basic cues, reactivity, etc), the focus of Puppy Play School is more on healthy puppy play and socialization. 

 

How is it different from daycare?

At Puppy Play School, pups will spend most of their time playing, but we also ensure the best possible experience by including not only puppy play but play with humans, toys, sniffaris, and enrichment stations. Our framework supports the following benefits:

 

  • Impulse control

  • Self-regulation

  • Resource guardian prevention

  • A more comprehensive and robust socialization experience

  • And of course, confidence-building!!!!

 

My puppy is already confident! Would they benefit from Puppy Play School?

YES! Also, GREAT job in supporting your pup in their confidence building! Confident pups can absolutely benefit from Puppy Play School! Puppies are always learning and just like human children, providing them with enriching experiences will continue to support that confidence and overall well-being!

 

My puppy is quite shy, can they come to Puppy Play School?

Heck yes! We have a very high trainer-to-puppy ratio to provide individual support to each puppy. We also cap our playgroups based on the puppies present and what they are comfortable with. We strive to set EACH puppy up for success by providing them with what they need to enjoy their Puppy Play School experience. This is a great program for shy puppies as they will receive the support and experiences they need to aid in their confidence building with other puppies, humans, environments, new experiences, and new objects!

 

I'm not sure if my puppy is a good fit for Puppy Play School.

No problem!!! As a prerequisite to joining our program, we ask that you register for one of our Fergus and Friends puppy socials so we can meet your pup and assess whether the Puppy Play School program would be a good fit for your puppy! If it isn't, we would be happy to suggest an alternative program to best support them!

 

Can we enrol in both Puppy Play School and Doggy Day School?

YES! These programs are complimentary but not mutually exclusive.

 

What are the hours?

Currently, Puppy Play School will be running on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM *with flexible drop-off and pick-up times!

*Email us for rates or to learn more!!

How do I register??

Send us an email and let us know you would like to enroll in our amazing program and your preference for day(s) of the week! We will require your pup to attend at least one Fergus and Friends Puppy Social to allow us to assess what your pup's needs are and how we can best support them in Puppy Play School!

 

The cost of our Puppy Play School is $45/session plus GST if purchased individually or you can purchase one of our prepaid Bundles, and sessions must be booked in advance! 

 

Raise the Woof Bundle!!:  4 sessions for $170 plus GST ($42.50/session)

Ulti-Mutt Playtime Bundle!!: 8 sessions for $320 plus GST ($40/session)

 

***Please note that all puppies must have a minimum of their second round of vaccinations as per your veterinarian prior to entering our training studio, and older canines must be current on their shots! Proof of vaccination is required to register!***