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Beginner Puppy School & Pawsitive Puppy Bundle

$300.00$490.00

Beginner Puppy School Class

You will learn important training fundamentals that are critical for your puppy’s development and will build the foundation for a rewarding, life-long relationship with your puppy. You will encourage, maximize and maintain your puppy’s interest, concentration, enthusiasm, and commitment to engaged interaction with you. This class includes the basics of crate training, housebreaking, nipping, chewing, jumping, separation anxiety, basic obedience cues, play exercises, self-control games, confidence/focus building exercises and more. Class size is limited and meets once a week for 75 minutes.

PREREQUISITE: For puppies 8-16 weeks. This class will use and teach the importance of crate training.

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Gentle Leader® Head Collar, a Freedom No-Pull Harness, OR a SENSE-ation® Softouch™ Harness

These may be purchased at Think Pawsitive on Week #1. No other brands are adequate or acceptable for the results you’ll want to achieve. This item MUST be purchased and brought to class on Week #2 for proper fitting.

PLEASE NOTE: The use of crates and crate games are a significant part of our curriculum. Both treat and toy rewards are used extensively to reinforce dogs for desired behaviors.

8 week Course – 75 minutes (Includes 1 Lecture and 7 Weeks of Class) Please arrive 15 minutes early to check-in.

CLASS BEGINS: Tuesday, June 4th, 2024 at 6:15pm
CLASS BEGINS: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024 at 5:00pm
CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, July 18th, 2024 at 7:30pm
CLASS BEGINS:  Sunday, July 21st, 2024 at 10:30am
CLASS BEGINS: Tuesday, August 6th, 2024 at 6:15pm
CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, September 5th, 2024 at 5:00pm
CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, September 8th, 2024 at 10:30am

LECTURE: Please select a MANDATORY lecture date to attend.  This lecture is the first week of your class and is approximately 2 hours in length.  The in-person lecture must be attended prior to the class start date selected and includes a Q&A session.
If you are absolutely unable to attend an in-person lecture listed, please select the ‘Contact Me’ option and we will coordinate an alternative MANDATORY lecture.

Pawsitive Puppy Bundle

Think Pawsitive is pleased to introduce the Pawsitive Puppy Bundle. This bundle combines different classes and activities to work on your puppy’s manners, socialization, enrichment activities, swimming, and more. Save significantly and get your puppy started off on the right paw with multiple different classes and activities.

Included is the following:

One 8-week Beginner Puppy School Class Registration
One 3-week Puppy Enrichment Class Registration

In addition, choose ONE of the following:

One Half-Day session of TAILS Academy: Doggy daycare, redefined! 
-OR-
One Puppy Aquatics registration

PREREQUISITE: For puppies 8-16 weeks. The Beginner Puppy School and TAILS Academy will use and teach the importance of crate training.

Add a Training Kit!

These exclusive Training Kits offer a comprehensive approach to enhancing your pup’s training experience.

Training Kit includes:

  • Treat Pouch
  • Freeze Dried Chicken OR Pork Heart Treats
  • No-Hide Dog Chew in Chicken OR Beef flavors
  • Easy Walk No-Pull Harness OR Gentle Leader

The treat pouch ensures convenient access to rewards during training sessions, promoting positive reinforcement and faster learning. Freeze-dried treats add variety and excitement to your dog’s training routine, keeping them engaged and motivated. The No-Hide chew not only acts as a rewarding distraction but also helps address their natural urge to chew, promoting dental health and reducing unwanted chewing behaviors. Lastly, the Easy Walk No-Pull Harness and Gentle Leader provide a safe and comfortable training tool, allowing better control and ease of movement, ensuring a more enjoyable and effective training process for both you and your beloved furry friend.

Returning any of the training kit items will result in subtraction of the kit discount from your return credit. Not valid with any other offers and no substitutions.

Upgrade your Bundle and ADD on the following:
Specialty Workshops

These workshops are tailored for you and your dog to enjoy learning about canine sports, advanced manners, or tricks. These are two hour workshops that will help you learn fun activities or skills that will advance you and your dogs relationship even more! (Workshop option expires 4 months from date of purchase, client must select a workshop that takes place before the expiration. Once a workshop is selected, please refer to the refund policy for questions regarding absences or transfers)

• Rocket Recalls • Beginner Agility • Nose Work Workshop

One 30-minute PRIVATE LESSON

One totally customizable, completely private lesson with you, your dog, and our instructor where you can choose to work on whatever skill, behavior, trick, or sport your heart desires. A great opportunity to fine tune a skill or sharpen mechanics on a behavior you are struggling with or not understanding, or choose to spend it learning something totally new!  Lesson will be with an experienced instructor (Private Lesson expires 90 days from start date of class/week 2).

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Beginner Puppy School

You will learn important training fundamentals that are critical for your puppy’s development and will build the foundation for a rewarding, life-long relationship with your puppy. You will encourage, maximize and maintain your puppy’s interest, concentration, enthusiasm, and commitment to engaged interaction with you. This class includes the basics of crate training, housebreaking, nipping, chewing, jumping, separation anxiety, basic obedience cues, play exercises, self-control games, confidence/focus building exercises and more. Class size is limited and meets once a week for 75 minutes.

PREREQUISITE: For puppies 8-16 weeks. This class will use and teach the importance of crate training.

Location: Think Pawsitive Dog Training 301 Commerce Street, Suite F Waukesha, WI 53186

8 week Course – 75 minutes (Includes 1 Lecture and 7 Weeks of Class) Please arrive 15 minutes early to check-in.

LECTURE: Please select a MANDATORY lecture date to attend. This lecture is the first week of your class and is approximately 2 hours in length. The in-person lecture must be attended prior to the class start date selected and includes a Q&A session.
If you are absolutely unable to attend an in-person lecture listed, please select the ‘Contact Me’ option and we will coordinate an alternative MANDATORY lecture.

Pawsitive Puppy Bundle

Think Pawsitive is pleased to introduce the Pawsitive Puppy Bundle. This bundle combines different classes and activities to work on your puppy’s manners, socialization, enrichment activities, swimming, and more. Save significantly and get your puppy started off on the right paw with multiple different classes and activities.

Included is the following:

One 8-week Beginner Puppy School Class Registration

You will learn important training fundamentals that are critical for your puppy’s development and will build the foundation for a rewarding, life-long relationship with your puppy. You will encourage, maximize and maintain your puppy’s interest, concentration, enthusiasm, and commitment to engaged interaction with you. This class includes the basics of crate training, housebreaking, nipping, chewing, jumping, separation anxiety, basic obedience cues, play exercises, self-control games, confidence/focus building exercises and more. Class size is limited and meets once a week for 75 minutes. (Beginner Puppy School Class must be selected at time of purchase, Please view our refund policy for information on class cancellations or transfers)

One 3-week Puppy Enrichment Class Registration

This Puppy Enrichment Class will provide puppies with NEW opportunities and help them experience NEW environmental sights, sounds, and smells! During this class, your puppy will play and socialize with other puppies, interact with adults/kids in various attire, and play with or on a variety of toys such as tunnels, balance boards, children’s vehicles, and ball pits! Learn FUN ways to build your puppy’s confidence. (Enrichment class must be selected at time of purchase and used within 3 months of purchase, Please view our refund policy for information on class cancellations or transfers)

In addition, choose ONE of the following:

One Half-Day session of TAILS Academy: Doggy daycare, redefined!

While you are at work, TAILS Academy offers a structured “FUN” day with our Think Pawsitive instructors. Each day your dog attends we tailor his or her activities with interactive learning opportunities, water activities, exercise and enrichment. Our trained, experienced instructors work with your dog on developing reliable skills and proficiencies all while gaining confidence and reliability of behaviors amongst a variety of real-life distractions. TAILS Academy is available Monday-Friday. (½ day session expires 90 days from day of purchase).

-OR-

One Puppy Aquatics registration

This is a two-week class where we will introduce your puppy to our pool and swimming. Puppies will be taught to wear a life jacket, develop their swimming technique, and retrieve toys or take treats in the water. Motivational games will be used to encourage your puppy to swim enthusiastically. We will also cover proper handling techniques used in our grooming room including bathing and blow drying your puppies. (Aquatics Class must be selected at time of purchase, please view our refund policy for information on class cancellations or transfers)

Equipment Required: Gentle Leader® Head Collar, a Freedom No-Pull Harness, OR a SENSE-ation® Softouch™ Harness

These may be purchased at Think Pawsitive on Week #1.
No other brands are adequate or acceptable for the results you’ll want to achieve.
This item MUST be purchased and brought to class on Week #2 for proper fitting.

PREREQUISITE: For puppies 8-16 weeks. The Beginner Puppy School will use and teach the importance of crate training.

Add a Training Kit!

These exclusive Training Kits offer a comprehensive approach to enhancing your pup’s training experience.

Training Kit includes:

  • Treat Pouch
  • Freeze Dried Chicken OR Pork Heart Treats
  • No-Hide Dog Chew in Chicken OR Beef flavors
  • Easy Walk No-Pull Harness OR Gentle Leader

The treat pouch ensures convenient access to rewards during training sessions, promoting positive reinforcement and faster learning. Freeze-dried treats add variety and excitement to your dog’s training routine, keeping them engaged and motivated. The No-Hide chew not only acts as a rewarding distraction but also helps address their natural urge to chew, promoting dental health and reducing unwanted chewing behaviors. Lastly, the Easy Walk No-Pull Harness and Gentle Leader provide a safe and comfortable training tool, allowing better control and ease of movement, ensuring a more enjoyable and effective training process for both you and your beloved furry friend.

Returning any of the training kit items will result in subtraction of the kit discount from your return credit. Not valid with any other offers and no substitutions.

Upgrade your Bundle and ADD on the following:

SPECIALTY WORKSHOPS – These workshops are tailored for you and your dog to enjoy learning about canine sports, advanced manners, or tricks. These are two hour workshops that will help you learn fun activities or skills that will advance you and your dogs relationship even more! (Workshop option expires 4 months from date of purchase, client must select a workshop that takes place before the expiration. Once a workshop is selected, please refer to the refund policy for questions regarding absences or transfers)

• Rocket Recalls • Beginner Agility • Nose Work Workshop
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One 30-minute PRIVATE LESSON – One totally customizable, completely private lesson with you, your dog, and our instructor where you can choose to work on whatever skill, behavior, trick, or sport your heart desires. A great opportunity to fine tune a skill or sharpen mechanics on a behavior you are struggling with or not understanding, or choose to spend it learning something totally new!  Lesson will be with an experienced instructor (Private Lesson expires 90 days from start date of class/week 2)
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LECTURE: Please select a MANDATORY lecture date to attend.  This lecture is the first week of your dog class and is approximately 2 hours in length.  The in-person lecture must be attended prior to the dog class start date selected and includes a Q&A session.

In lieu of attendance, a MANDATORY lecture video will be sent to you via email.  This video is the start of your class and is 2 hours in length.  This video MUST be watched prior to the start of the first in-person class.  A Q&A session is not available for the video lectures.

PLEASE NOTE: The use of crates and crate games are a significant part of our curriculum. Both treat and toy rewards are used extensively to reinforce dogs for desired behaviors.

Additional information

Select Desired Combo:

PB024 Beginner Puppy School Class and Lecture Only, PB015 Beginner Puppy School Class, Puppy Enrichment, Puppy or Canine Aquatics OR TAILS Academy, PB016 Beginner Puppy School Class, Puppy Enrichment, Puppy or Canine Aquatics OR TAILS Academy & ONE Upgrade, PB024KIT Beginner Puppy School Class and Lecture Only + Training Kit, PB015kit Beginner Puppy School Class, Puppy Enrichment, Puppy or Canine Aquatics OR TAILS Academy + Training Kit, PB016kit Beginner Puppy School Class, Puppy Enrichment, Puppy or Canine Aquatics OR TAILS Academy & ONE Upgrade + Training Kit

Refund Policy

Agreement and Waiver:

Think Pawsitive Dog Training LLC reserves the right to deny or refuse a dog because of a safety issue with other dogs or employees. Dogs will be denied for people or dog aggression or physical illness. All Dogs entering or exiting Think Pawsitive Dog Training LLC must be on a 6-foot leash or in a travel kennel. No retractable leashes or e-collars are allowed on or in Think Pawsitive grounds or facility. Participant agrees to maintain full control over his/her dog, and accepts full responsibility.

There will be a $40.00 charge for all returned checks due to insufficient funds. There will be a $5.00 processing charge for all refunds. Acceptable forms of payment are Visa, Master Card, check or cash.  Prices and dates are subject to change without notice.

Participant recognizes the inherent risk associated with dog training or participation in dog activity services (swim, water treadmill, private lesson, turf/mat rental, nail trim), and realizes that a dog is a creature capable of and given to independent action. Participant assumes the entire risk and responsibility for property damage and personal injury, harm, or death that may occur to themselves or any guest they bring with them as a result of the actions or inactions of participant, another person, or certain canine behaviors included, but not limited to, biting, knocking over, jumping upon, transmittable diseases, or unpredictable reactions to drugs or medications whether caused by participant’s dog or the dogs of other participants.

Participant agrees to fully release and forever discharges Think Pawsitive Dog Training LLC, its agents and employees, from any and all claims for loss, damage or injury to your dog(s) while in the care or on the premises of Think Pawsitive Dog Training LLC facility. This encompasses while participating in any and all services or activities provided including (but not limited to) dog training, seminars, pool use, water treadmill, rental of facility areas/equipment or any other services or activities on the premises. Participant affirms that his/her dog is current on all required vaccinations. This includes: Rabies, Distemper-Parvo, Bordatella (optional) and flea control. Your dog(s) must be free from infections, parasites, and contagious or transmissible diseases.

Participant gives Think Pawsitive Dog Training LLC permission to use his/her photo/recording/video/likeness in any marketing and/or promotional materials including: flyers, newsletters, social media postings, publications, marketing pieces, the Think Pawsitive Dog Training website and Facebook page, YouTube videos, and any other advertising, marketing, or public relations materials. Participant grants consent to the use of images or recordings for promotional materials and releases Think Pawsitive Dog Training LLC from any liability in connection with the taking, producing, or publication of the photos, images, videos, or recordings.

Participant understands that all of the above stated materials are the sole property of Think Pawsitive Dog Training LLC and hereby the participant further agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold Think Pawsitive Dog Training LLC and its officers, members, and its employees, successors and assigns harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, right of action (at law or in equity) because of any injury (including death) or damage to person or property arising out of Participant’s participation in the activities.

Registrations for classes, workshops or events: are accepted online, via phone and in person. Due to this, our online stock quantity is not guaranteed for classes, workshops and events. Registrations are accepted in the order received. If a class, workshop or event fills prior to your registration, we will transfer your registration to the next available date and notify you of the change.  This cancellation and refund policy applies to clients/students that must withdraw for any reason including but not limited to injury, illness, emergency, and personal or work-related reasons.

Service Refund and Cancellation Policy: Full payment must be made at the time of scheduling to reserve your session. Think Pawsitive Dog Training LLC is not responsible for any missed sessions or services (nail trims, rentals, TAILS Academy, private lessons, swims, and water treadmill sessions). If you wish to cancel a private lesson, TAILS Academy, rental, nail trim or swim/treadmill session, a 24-hour notice is required, or you will be charged the usual fees associated with the session. Services are non-transferable within 24-hours of the scheduled session. Unused sessions on pre-purchased packages are not refundable, but may be transferred within the expiration date to another dog/client if requested.

Class Refund and Cancellation Policy: Full payment must be made at the time of registration in order to hold a spot in the class. All class fees are due by the start of the first class and are non-refundable or transferable once the in-person class begins.  If you need to cancel or transfer your registration prior to the start of the class, we require two weeks written notice (email notice is acceptable) from the first class or you will be charged for the entire segment of the class. If the first week of a 2-week class or class series is missed, you are not eligible to participate in the subsequent week of the class. Pending room, an auditing spot may be available to the customer for the final week(s) of the workshop.  This cancellation and refund policy applies to clients/students that must withdraw for any reason including but not limited to injury, illness, emergency, and personal or work-related reasons.

PLEASE NOTE: The use of crates and crate games are a significant part of our curriculum for classes and workshops. Both treat and toy rewards are used extensively to reinforce dogs for desired behaviors.

Beginner Puppy School and Adult Manners class lectures are considered the start of the first class.  Week 1 for both is an in-person lecture or virtual lecture via YouTube and sent via an email.  Week 1 is considered attended once the email with the YouTube lecture and materials for class have been sent or the in-person lecture has been attended.  If you need to cancel or transfer your registration prior to the start of the in-person classes (Week 2), we require two weeks’ notice from the first in-person class or you will be charged for the entire segment of the class. The $75 lecture fee is non-refundable for Adult Manners/Beginner Puppy School once it has been sent.  Adult Manners/Beginner Puppy School classes are non-refundable within two weeks of the first in-person class.  Class transfers may be accepted within two weeks of the first in-person class ONLY if we are able to fill the spot in the original class. Adult Manners/ Beginner Puppy School classes are NON-REFUNDABLE once you have been accepted into the Facebook group.

Think Pawsitive reserves the right to reschedule the date of a class with low enrollment with 48-hour notice to the client. An option of joining the new class date or transferring to another class date will be made available to the client. If the client does not wish to pursue either of these options, they are eligible for a refund. ($75 lecture fee not included in refund for Adult Manners, Beginner Puppy School, or Pawsitive Bundle purchases due to client receiving lecture video, materials, instructions, etc.) There will be a $5 processing charge for all refunds.

Think Pawsitive Dog Training LLC is not responsible for missed class sessions and cannot accommodate makeup sessions. If you need to miss a class date, you may choose to schedule an optional private lesson with one of our instructors to catch up on missed work (NOTE: Additional private lesson fees apply). For classes that provide weekly homework handouts, you may stop in to pick them up at any time the facility is open during the week.

For Pawsitive Bundles:

Full payment must be made at the time of registration in order to hold a spot in all class and workshop selections. No partial refunds will be given for Bundles. If one activity is returned, all are returned and sold back at full price. A balance may be owed due to cancellation. All class fees are due by the start of the first class and are non-refundable or transferable once any one class or workshop begins.

If you would like a full refund, we require two weeks’ written notice (e-mail notice is acceptable) before the date of your first class or workshop selection or a written notice (e-mail notice is acceptable) within 48 hours of your purchase. Pawsitive Bundles are non-refundable once we are within two weeks of your first class selection or after 48 hours from the time of purchase has passed. Pawsitive Bundles are NON-REFUNDABLE once you have been accepted into the Facebook group.

If you would like to transfer into a different class for Beginner Puppy School, Adult Manners, Canine Enrichment, Puppy Enrichment, Canine Aquatics, Puppy Aquatics, or workshop, we require two weeks written notice (e-mail notice is acceptable) before the date of that specific first class or workshop selection or a written notice (e-mail notice is acceptable) within 48 hours of your purchase. There will be no transfers or refunds for missed classes or workshops.

Beginner Puppy School and Adult Manners class lectures are considered Week 1. Week 1 class is either the in-person lecture or virtual lecture via YouTube (sent via an email). Week 1 is considered attended once you have attended the in-person lecture or have been sent the email, with the YouTube video lecture and materials for class. The $75 lecture fee is non-refundable for Adult Manners/Beginner Puppy School and Pawsitive Bundles once it has been sent or the in-person lecture has been attended.

Bundle TAILS Academy half days expire 60 days from the date of purchase. They must be scheduled and used before those 60 days are up. We will reach out to you via phone and email, and then we ask you to ensure your TAILS Academy half day is scheduled at a time that works for you before it expires. We highly encourage you to set up your lesson immediately to ensure you can get on the schedule on the day of your choosing, as our schedule is typically fully booked for about a month out. We have a 24-hour cancellation policy in effect for these appointments. If you need to change or reschedule, we are happy to do so, but require a phone call 24 hours before the start of your scheduled appointment. Missed sessions are unable to be rescheduled, and TAILS Academy 1/2 days are not valid and will not be scheduled after they have expired. There will be no partial refunds for TAILS Academy ½ days.

Bundle ½ hour private lessons expire 60days from the start date of your Adult Manners or Beginner Puppy School class. Pawsitive Bundle Private lessons are not able to be used before the start of your class (Week 2 of Adult Manners or Beginner Puppy School). They must be scheduled between your class start date and the 60-day expiration and used before those 60 days are up. We will reach out to you via phone and email, and then we ask you to ensure your ½ hour private lesson is scheduled at a time that works for you. We highly encourage you to set up your lesson immediately to ensure you can get on the schedule on the day of your choosing, as our schedule can be fully booked for weeks out. We have a 24-hour cancellation policy in effect for these appointments. If you need to change or reschedule, we are happy to do so, but require a phone call 24 hours before the start of your scheduled appointment. Missed lessons are unable to be rescheduled, and private lessons are not valid and will not be scheduled before your class start date or after it has expired. There will be no partial refunds for Private Lessons.

There will be a $40.00 charge for all returned checks due to insufficient funds. There will be a $5.00 processing charge for all refunds. Acceptable forms of payment are Visa, Master Card, check or cash. Prices and dates are subject to change without notice.

Workshop & Seminar Refund and Cancellation Policy: In order to hold a working spot for a workshop/seminar, you must submit full payment. Should you have to cancel or transfer your registration prior to the start of the workshop, we require two weeks’ notice, or you will be charged for the entire workshop or workshop series.  Cancellations received one week prior to the workshop will receive a refund or transfer credit of 50% of your payment. There will be no refunds or transfers for cancellations within one week of the workshop/seminar start date.  There will be a $5 processing charge applied for all refunds.   2-week workshops or workshop series: If the first week of a 2-week workshop or workshop series is missed, you are not eligible to participate in the subsequent week of the workshop. Pending room, an auditing spot may be available to the customer for the final week(s) of the workshop.  This cancellation and refund policy applies to clients/students that must withdraw for any reason including but not limited to injury, illness, emergency, and personal or work-related reasons.

Event Refund and Cancellation Policy: All event payments are non-refundable within two weeks of the event. Full payment must be submitted to hold your spot in the event. Should you have to cancel or transfer your registration prior to the start of the event, we require two weeks’ notice, or you will be charged for the entire event or event series.  Cancellations received one week prior to the workshop will receive a transfer credit of 50% of your payment. There will be no refunds or transfers for cancellations within one week of the workshop/seminar start date.  There will be a $5 processing charge applied for all refunds and transfers.  This cancellation and refund policy applies to clients/students that must withdraw for any reason including but not limited to injury, illness, emergency, and personal or work-related reasons.

Retail Return Policy:
Customers may return item for an equal exchange or refund within 30 days of purchase. We do not accept returns made after the 30 days.  All return requests must include the item with original packaging, in unused, unworn, and undamaged condition, with all original tags attached.  The item must be deemed sellable by Think Pawsitive associates. Original proof of purchase or printed copy of the receipt/invoice must be provided by the customer. All returns are subject to validation and approval at Think Pawsitive’s discretion. Shipping costs are non-refundable. Buyer pays return shipping.