Puppy Preschool

(For puppies up to 20 weeks old)

Puppy Preschool will teach you management, training, and socialization techniques that utilize positive reinforcement methods. This 5 lesson program will help your puppy learn proper “house rules,” build confidence, and prepare for a bright future. The program will culminate with the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Test.

Start With a Consultation

Topics include:

  • Proactive management
  • Functional socialization
  • Puppy handling
  • Training plan development

Personalize Your Training Plan:

Together, we will develop a customized training plan that will best serve your training goals and harness your pup’s unique strengths and learning style.

Topics include:

  • Management strategies to keep your puppy safe and out of trouble
  • Encouraging your puppy to perform desired behaviors
  • Shaping essential obedience commands
  • Preparing your puppy for handling and examinations
  • Conditioning your puppy to their environment
  • Socialization strategies to help your puppy grow
  • Practicing safe and productive play with your puppy

Pass the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Test

AKC S.T.A.R. Instructor

The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test is a fun way to see how your puppy is progressing towards practical every day skills. It also provides clear training goals and is a natural lead in to the AKC® Canine Good Citizen® Program.

Topics include:

Free of aggression Allows petting by a stranger Sits & Downs
Tolerates training equipment Allows grooming Comes to owner from 5ft
Tolerates hugging & holding Walks on a leash Ignores distractions
Free of guarding Walks politely on leash

Train at Home!

  • Lessons are taught in the comfort and convenience of your own home
  • Lessons are scheduled at your own pace
  • Curriculum is tailored to your needs


  • $50 per lesson
  • Payments made after each lesson
  • Lessons are at least 60 minutes
  • No extra charge for longer lessons

Call 317-709-4155 or email john@k9prepschool.com for more information or to schedule a consultation.
The consultation is offered only within the K9 Prep School service area.