Before your new Awesome Doodle goes home with you, it will already have a head start on the most important training lessons it will learn. In weeks 6-8, each puppy gets one on one training sessions.
1. Sit. Puppies start learning to sit and be calm before getting a treat.
2. NOT jumping. Our puppies learn very quickly, that jumping on humans won’t get them the treats they want.
3. Not pawing or biting or barking. No treats for puppies until all 4 feet are on the floor, and no teeth are touching hands.
4. Building attention and eye contact. Puppies learn to look at a human’s eyes, instead of the hand holding the treat.
When your new Aussie Doodle puppy goes home with you, he will already have a jump start on his potty training. At just 2-3 weeks old, we start training them not to eliminate where they hang out. At 4 weeks, we introduce the litter box, and by the time they are 7 weeks old, they almost always pee away from where they play.
The first goal of house training your dog, is to make the dog understand, “We don’t eliminate where we play.” A puppy that is raised in an environment where they are constantly walking around in their own pee, will get comfortable with this, and begin to sleep right on top of where they pee. YUCK!
When the puppies are 5 weeks old, we introduce your puppy to the crate. This makes puppies more comfortable being in the crate when they go home.
We make every new experience fun and safe for your new puppy. While we challenge puppies to overcome their fears and boost their confidence, we monitor our puppies closely and push each puppy at it’s own pace.