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The Key to Socialization isn't just with other dogs, but with different objects to explore!!
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Janesville-Beloit Kennel Club How to sign up
    1. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, fill out the pre-registration form here.
    2. Email your vaccination records to jbkennelclub@gmail.com.

    3. The Puppy Program Chairman will notify you of when your first class will be.
    4. You will then be invoiced for the class fee ($105 for non-members, $52.50 for mmebers).
Janesville-Beloit Kennel Club JBKC's Puppy Class Details
Our puppy programs include S.T.A.R. Puppy curriculum outlined by the AKC, as well as additional valuable exercises and information. New sessions begin every ~7 weeks.
    Puppy Starlet Class
      Class includes hands-on environmental socialization (climbing objects, through objects, sounds, body manipulation, etc), Puppy Education, and Puppy Obedience.

      Requirements: Puppies must be 8-16 weeks when entering this class.

      When: Classes meet for 45-60 minutes on Mondays at 6pm and run for 7 weeks total.

    S.T.A.R. Puppy Class
      Classes prepares puppies for the Canine Good Citizen Program.

      Requirements: Puppies must be 16 weeks to 6 months when entering this class.

      When: Classes meet for 45-60 minutes on Mondays at 7pm and run for 7 weeks total.
Janesville-Beloit Kennel Club JBKC's Puppy Program Syllabus
    Owner Education and Responsibilities
    • Responsible Dog Owner's Pledge.
    • Proper Socialization- beyond puppy playtime.
    • The importance of Identification (collar tag, microchip, etc.).
    • What to do if puppy gets lost.
    • Interactions between Children and Pets.
    • Pet Ordinance Review.
    • Daily play and exercise plan.
    • Puppy's health (vaccines, exams, nutrition, dental hygiene).
    • House Training.
    • Owner brings poop bags to classes for cleaning up after puppy.
    • JBKC provides additional reading materials & resources.
    Puppy Behaviors
    • Free of aggression toward people in class.
    • Free of aggression toward other puppies in class.
    • Tolerates collar or body harness.
    • Owner can hug or hold puppy.
    • Puppy allows owner to take away a treat or toy.
    • Puppy goes to Place.
    • Crate Training.
    • Puppy learns Sit to Say Please.
    • Positive reactions to strange silhouettes without fear.
    • Confident reactions to Sensory objects (sound, touch, etc.).
    • Confidently walking up the stairs & ramps, as well as going over & through objects.
    • Stop Mouthing.
    Behaviors learned in Preparation for Canine Good Citizen
    • Allows petting by a person other than the owner.
    • Grooming; Allows owner handling and brief exam (ears, feet).
    • Walks on a Leash; Follows owner on lead in a straight line (at least 15 steps).
    • Walks on a loose leash by other people 5ft away.
    • Sits on command.
    • Down on command.
    • Comes to owner from 5-ft when name is called.
    • Reaction to Distractions presented 15-ft away.
    • Stay on leash with another person (owner walks 10 steps and returns).





Contact Information
102 W Delavan Drive
Janesville, WI 53546

Contact Information
(608)752-4485 (8a-9p)

For all questions regarding our current classes, please see our Classes page.

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