Puppy 101
No Group Classes Running During Covid-19 Pandemic
We are offering private sessions only at this time,
as well as private Skype and Zoom sessions.

Since we are now running private puppy classes in person,

we can see you and your puppy sooner!


Please check with your vet first and let your vet know that 

this is a private session with no other dogs present.


This is NOT a formal obedience class. We strongly recommend Novice Obedience training afterwards and we offer a 10% discount if you continue within a month of completing puppy class.

The focus in Puppy 101 will be on teach you how to properly socialize your new puppy so that it is comfortable around the various things it will encounter in its environment.

You will also learn how to teach your puppy HOW TO LEARN using food lures to shape basic body positions and how to teach your puppy how to maintain the position by teaching the release command. You will learn how to engage your puppy even in distractions and we will introduce the recall as well.

Structured play time will happen on leash at the end of each class.

You will also learn how to:

  • Deal with Nipping and Biting

  • House Train your new pet

  • Crate Train (the crate must never be used for punishment)

  • Prevent Chewing

  • Which Toys are the Safest & Which Toys to Avoid

  • How to Play and NOT to Play with your Puppy

Puppies under 16 weeks of age must be on a harness (regular harness, NOT an 'Easy Walk Harness that attaches to the front) and a 6' leash is required. Larger breed dogs may go on a training collar earlier – we will advise you on this.

We sell a variety of items you will need at our facility. We do have harnesses to fit most puppy breeds, except for the very small breeds. Please contact us to book an appointment for a fitting.

Private 30 minute session $45  + HST
Private 60 min session $75 + HST

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FREE Puppy Guide


By Appointment Only

Our hours are flexible and we are here to help you.  

If you are new to us, please register and then use our online calendar by clicking on one of the Appointment Buttons to book your appointment

Please Note:

Appointments must be paid in advance.

Your time will be held for 24 hours and then released if we have not received payment. 


An invoice will be emailed to you that you can pay online via PayPal,or by e-transfer to sandra@redroverdogtraining.com

24 hours notice required to rebook or to cancel your appointment.



  • Private Puppy Classes

  • Private Obedience Classes

  • Off Leash Recall Training

  • In-Person Consultations

  • Behaviour Rehabilitation

  • Skype, Zoom, FaceTime Training/Consults

We are not offering any group lessons at this time

Puppy Guide

Proof of vaccines required

Prices subject to change without notice



471 Talbot St.

St. Thomas, Ont.  N5P1C1

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