This 8-module training course is designed to guide you through the fundamentals necessary to prepare you and your dog for AKC® S.T.A.R. Puppy® testing. Open to puppies up to 1 year of age, of any breed or mixed breed. You do not need to take these classes in order and can take any class by itself to brush up on skill in specific areas. You must however have taken at least 6 of these classes to be able to take the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy® testing.
One dog per person. If you have multiple dogs, each person/handler must sign up separately.
AKC® STAR Puppy: Health, Wellness, & the Basics
This training module is "Health, Wellness, & the Basics". The goals are:
AKC® STAR Puppy: Trust, Conditioning, & Come
AKC® STAR Puppy: Aggression & Counter-conditioning
AKC® STAR Puppy: Socialization with Strangers
AKC® STAR Puppy: Leash Walking & Equipment
AKC® STAR Puppy: Sit, then Down
AKC® STAR Puppy: Other Dogs & Distraction
AKC® STAR Puppy: Separation Anxiety