AKC S.T.A.R Puppy
The AKC S.T.A.R Puppy program is to help get puppy parents and their puppies off to a great start. The program is based on S- socialization, T- training, A- activity, and R- Responsible ownership. Enhancing the bond between puppy parent and puppy at an early age, if done right, will help prevent behavior problems from arising later in life. Learning objectives for this AKC. S.T.A.R puppy course: 1-owner behaviors - vet care, keeping puppy heathly and active, exercise plan, attending all classes, provides waste bags for clean up, puppy Identification. 2- puppy behaviors- no aggression toward people or other puppies, tolerates collar and/or harness and leash, owner can hug or hold, allows owner to take away toy ot treat. 3- pre-CGC behaviors - petting from someone else, grooming, walking loose leash, walks past people, sits, down, come from 5 ft, reaction to distrations. .