Best Buddies Puppy Hike

Best Buddies Puppy Hike


with Carolyn Wilki, Sponsored by SBHO

FMI: TELEPHONE— 610-588-5262 (610-LUV-LAMB)


Our goal is to offer the best possible training foundation for you and your dog. All classes are limited in size to 6 dogs. There are six classes in each session. The first class is a special orientation of two hours because you need to understand how your dog learns and the reasoning behind the training methods we recommend. All other classes are one hour in length. We are positive reinforcement trainers and emphasize the correct use of positive reinforcement in all our classes because it works best.

Currently we offer group classes for behavioral obedience, puppy kindergarten, puppy hikes, and agility on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings as well as Saturday mornings. Growler Classes are two hours in length and are offered in 8 classes or 4 class per session options. Growler Classes are also limited in size to 6 dogs.

Best Buddies group classes (except Growler) are taught by Diane Thompson at Raspberry Ridge Sheep Farm
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Our Puppy Hike is a unique opportunity to reinforce owner focus, attention and socialization in a positive off-leash environment. This limited class is for puppies six months of age and under, and will help owners/handlers better reinforce the positive skills necessary in having a well-rounded dog. This class is an outstanding way to begin a puppy's approach to life in general and help the owner/handler to better understand the associative skills necessary in building a solid response foundation.

This is a four-week class course on Sunday mornings for one-half hour each Sunday. If your schedule does not permit attendance of the full course, an individual class or classes may be chosen a la carte.

Two age groups, one for puppies under six months and one for over six months are scheduled.

Appropriate footwear, hats and clothing are recommended as you will be working in a 17 acre fenced field. Older puppy owners should call Diane to discuss their individual situation as some older puppies may be permitted to participate.

Puppy Hike group classes taught by Diane Thompson at Raspberry Ridge Sheep Farm

Best Buddies Puppy Hike
Session Dates 2021
Session I. Sep 26 - Oct 17, 2021. Sunday mornings, 4 Classes. 8:00 - 8:30 am
Session II. Nov 7 - Nov 28, 2021. Sunday mornings, 4 Classes. 8:00 - 8:30 am
Session III. Dec 5 - Jan 2, 2022 (skip 12/26). Sunday mornings, 4 Classes. 8:00 - 8:30 am