Before getting a dog – The theory class

This is the redesigned former mandatory SKN Theory Class, now called NHB Theory Class.

Content & goals of the theory class

You will receive important information on what to expect when adding a four legged family member, how to prepare, and how to behave in public. Further topics are humane rearing, social handling, and appropriate training.

Topics

  • What are the dog’s basic needs?
  • What is appropriate keeping of a dog?
  • How much time and money do I need for keeping a dog?
  • What type of dog fits my lifestyle?
  • What to look out for when getting a dog
  • Caring for and feeding a dog
  • How do dogs learn
  • Communication in dogs
  • Laws, rules and regulations
  • Preoccupation for dogs

Length: The class is CHF 200 for 4 hours. However, Birgit always extends the Q&A section. She appreciates all questions, the more you ask, the more you know.