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Puppy Life Skills Classes

Feedback from recent Life Skills graduates: Excellent course! I have learnt so much!’ The best aspect was giving me the confidence and understanding to deal with ‘real life’ situations.’’Thoroughly enjoyed the class’. ’Really great, clear teaching, well structured sessions. Really enjoyed it!’
‘Course has been very helpful, thank you.’
‘The course covered everything we wanted to learn from a puppy class.’

Dog on the Hill runs puppy classes in Muswell Hill for puppies under 20 weeks of age:

Dog on the Hill’s Puppy Life Skills Course is a 7 week course and its content is based on the University of Lincoln’s highly respected ‘Life Skills for Puppies’ syllabus. The content is modern, applicable to urban living and is based on current and proven learning theory which ensures that training is fun for everyone. 

The Puppy Life Skills Course covers all the basics and provides advice on normal puppy behaviours such as mouthing, chewing and toilet training.  In addition, lots of the training focuses on skills which will be useful in day to day life, teaching the puppies how to be well behaved as well as obedient.  For our puppy owners, we divulge all our best training tips and equip you with a useful understanding of canine body language and how dogs learn.

Basic behaviours covered in class:

Housetraining, Puppy biting, Chewing

Sit, down, Stand


Walking on a lead

Leave and Drop

Additional benefits of Dog on the Hill’s Life Skills Course:

Learning to be calm and settle

Polite greeting behaviour

Learning to tolerate frustration and exhibit self-control

Learning to focus around distractions

Classes are kept intentionally small which ensures plenty of individual attention.  The course consists of seven, 1 hour group classes, with weekly class notes, plus email or telephone support from your trainer throughout the course.  The best start for you and your puppy for £140.  Early booking is always recommended, please email for details and a registration form.