Week

Handling and socialisation

General

1-1 focus

Crate and toilet training

0-2

Daily handling

Early neurological stimulation

 

 

2-3

Daily handling

Start sound desensitisation

Dogs trust sounds sociable

Early socialisation, new experience daily from now on

 

3-4

Daily till they leave

Handling, sound sociable,

New experience and socialisation (HESE)

Startle recovery exercise

Obstacles and textures including crinkly textures to walk on

Start puppy call beginning recall

Introduce litter tray

 

4-5

Cont. HESE

 

Emotional resilience exercises

  • Exchange toy

  • Interrupt play/food

  • Body handling

  • Grooming table

Barrier challenge to teach

Problem solving and

Increase frustration threshold

 

Puppies moved to busy area

Distinct areas for sleep, toileting and play

Tunnels, play mats, obstacles

  1. sessions

  • take a treat x2

  • charge clicker x2

  • box game x2

  • sit for attention x2

  • scent circle x2

Start daily outside time

5-6

HSSE

Walk on 7 diff surfaces including

Crinkly (tarpaulin)

Uneven (wobble cushion and board)

Decking, gravel, grass chipping

Real life application

  • sit for attention, food, picking up

  • puppy recall

  • settling activities

1-1

  • scent circle

  • sit for attention x2

  • touch x2

  • down x2

Begin crate training

Crates in pen doors open

 

Toilet opportunities after every meal and nap outside

6-7

HSSE

Puppy party and circuits

Car rides x2

Storm and firework sounds focus

Real life application

  • sit for attention

  • down

  • puppy call

  • exchanges and interruption

1-1

  • eye contact x2

  • touch x2

  • tracking x2

  • resource guarding prevention 1 round (object, bed, handling, lap)

Crate training

Individual time daily with food and chew door shut

 

Toilet outside after every meal and nap

7-8

HSSE

Puppy party and circuits

Vet checks

Car rides x2

Individual assessments and targeted intervention

Advanced socialisation

Wheeled objects and unusual eg

Bike, ball, wheelchair, suitcase trolly, umbrella, zimmer

 

Resource guarding prevention round 2

1-1

  • free heel x2

  • lead heel x2

  • eye contact and focus with distraction x2

  • down x2

  • tug game and touch

Crate training

Continue daily individual time

Crate release exercises

Night in crate

 

Toilet outside every 2 hrs from 6am till midnight

Week

Handling and socialisation

General

1-1 focus

Crate and toilet training

0-2

Daily handling

Early neurological stimulation

 

 

2-3

Daily handling

Start sound desensitisation

Dogs trust sounds sociable

Early socialisation, new experience daily from now on

 

3-4

Daily till they leave

Handling, sound sociable,

New experience and socialisation (HESE)

Startle recovery exercise

Obstacles and textures including crinkly textures to walk on

Start puppy call beginning recall

Introduce litter tray

 

4-5

Cont. HESE

 

Emotional resilience exercises

  • Exchange toy

  • Interrupt play/food

  • Body handling

  • Grooming table

Barrier challenge to teach

Problem solving and

Increase frustration threshold

 

Puppies moved to busy area

Distinct areas for sleep, toileting and play

Tunnels, play mats, obstacles

  1. sessions

  • take a treat x2

  • charge clicker x2

  • box game x2

  • sit for attention x2

  • scent circle x2

Start daily outside time

5-6

HSSE

Walk on 7 diff surfaces including

Crinkly (tarpaulin)

Uneven (wobble cushion and board)

Decking, gravel, grass chipping

Real life application

  • sit for attention, food, picking up

  • puppy recall

  • settling activities

1-1

  • scent circle

  • sit for attention x2

  • touch x2

  • down x2

Begin crate training

Crates in pen doors open

 

Toilet opportunities after every meal and nap outside

6-7

HSSE

Puppy party and circuits

Car rides x2

Storm and firework sounds focus

Real life application

  • sit for attention

  • down

  • puppy call

  • exchanges and interruption

1-1

  • eye contact x2

  • touch x2

  • tracking x2

  • resource guarding prevention 1 round (object, bed, handling, lap)

Crate training

Individual time daily with food and chew door shut

 

Toilet outside after every meal and nap

7-8

HSSE

Puppy party and circuits

Vet checks

Car rides x2

Individual assessments and targeted intervention

Advanced socialisation

Wheeled objects and unusual eg

Bike, ball, wheelchair, suitcase trolly, umbrella, zimmer

 

Resource guarding prevention round 2

1-1

  • free heel x2

  • lead heel x2

  • eye contact and focus with distraction x2

  • down x2

  • tug game and touch

Crate training

Continue daily individual time

Crate release exercises

Night in crate

 

Toilet outside every 2 hrs from 6am till midnight