Welpenförderung – Puppy Fundamentals


The first 16 weeks of your pup’s life is when you can have the most significant, positive impact on your future relationship. The Puppy Fundamentals Program is the perfect start to train your new family member. Birgit’s approach is simple – she helps you to understand your puppy to establish rules and boundaries based on mutual trust and respect.

All puppies at the age of 8 to 16 weeks and belonging to breed type I, have to visit this mandatory program when living in the canton of Zurich. Only the person, the dog will be registered on, needs to join the course.

Learn how to handle the most urgent day-to-day issues, how to teach Fido to be calm, attentive and to respond quickly, willingly and happily. Focus is on building the bond so you two have a smooth cohabitation.

Vaccine: Proof of basic vaccination (bring pet passport).

Length: This class is CHF 200 for 4 consecutive sessions unless a break is mentioned. A class consists of 2 to 4 teams. Each session is approximately 45 minutes.

Equipment required: Collar (no harness), leash (approx. 75 – 100 cm, no retractable one), lots of treats, high value food.

Venues: Classes are offered „on the Silver Coast“ in the districts of Horgen and Affoltern a. A., or in Kreis 2 & 3 of Zurich, change weekly, and will be announced 24 hours prior to session.

– There is a minimum of two and a maximum of four spots
– Classes are filled on a first come, first serve basis
– Pre-Payment is the only thing that secures your spot in class
GTC’s apply

This program is also offered in private sessions, please see GTC’s for details.