Looking for the perfect family dog? One that is loving, sweet, and playful yet clean and obedient?
Join our Puppy Head Start Program! Our program combines the best selected puppies with health clearances, excellent temperaments and written guarantees with our expert training, socialization, and care to ensure your bright future, together.
We recommend feeding a premium food highest in fat for the developing brain, Orijen Puppy is on our menu! A veterinary protocol for exercise guidelines/limits ensures your puppy develops the best possible orthopedics to ensure joint and hip health long into his or her future. Your puppy receives veterinary care of wellness exams and puppy vaccinations with our veterinarian at recommended scheduled intervals, and flea/heartworm preventive medication.
Step 1: Select your Puppy
We recommend best breeding practices which include genetic testing of the parents, champion line parents, premium nutrition for parents and puppies, preventive veterinary care, small litters of 4-8 puppies, whelping in a home-like environment, calm parents, and of course a clean facility with early socialization opportunities.
Harmony Doodles can provide all of this for you in their specialized line of standard or mini Golden Doodles. We have breeder recommendations for Golden Retrievers in North Carolina.
Have a breeder or need help evaluating a breeder or litter of puppies? Contact us to assist in selecting the best puppy candidate for your future family dog!
You select and purchase your perfect puppy with our assistance. Our Puppy Head Start Training Programs do not include the purchase costs of your puppy.
Step 2: Choose your Training Program
After selecting your newest family member, he or she joins our training program in Hendersonville, North Carolina. If you live close by you can pick up your puppy for the weekend(s) Friday-Sunday. Your puppy stays at the training center during the day, training, socializing and playing. At night, he or she goes home with us! Enjoy daily and weekly picture updates of all that your puppy is learning!
Four weeks of training (from 8 - 12 weeks age) $1600 and enjoy an early start on house training, crate training, and chewing toys not furniture or your hands. Your puppy will be taught their name, the place command, sit, and down. He or she will be able to sleep through the night soundly. Socialization will include other puppies, people of all ages, cars, traffic, car rides, and many sights, sounds, and surfaces to become accustomed to. All training will be on leash with treats and praise, no corrections will be used as we are building a world of love for them.
Eight weeks of training (from 8 - 16 weeks age) $2900 and enjoy completed crate and potty training with a regular potty schedule. Your puppy will know and respond quickly to his name, the place command, sit, sit stay, down, down stay, come when called and loose leash walking. Socialization will include playtime with friendly calm dogs, farm animals, city life, car rides, hiking and more! All training will be on leash with treats and praise, no corrections will be used as we are building a world of love for them.
Sixteen weeks of training (from 8 - 24 weeks age) $5800 and enjoy a fully house trained, crate trained, on leash and off leash obedience trained puppy! Your puppy will know place, sit, down, stay, come and heel OFF LEASH! The hands free control and safety provide both you and your puppy with enhanced freedom to run and play with the reliability of obedience commands to control his or her behavior. This training program includes extended socialization to city life, farm life and everything in between!
Step 3: Delivery!!
A full day of training ensures a smooth transition with everything you need to know about maintaining and continuing your puppy’s training and socialization.
Prior to delivery you receive a training video of your puppy and the commands, training, and socialization he or she has received. You learn how to ask your dog the commands and how to maintain his or her training. A hard copy of the training video is provided for you to review at any time.
A delivery is scheduled to show you and each family member how to request the training commands, maintain the puppy’s training, and continue their socialization. We work with you until you are fully comfortable with each of the commands! *delivery does not include transportation, lodging or meals*
LIFETIME GUARANTEE!! Brush up training for life is provided for our 24 week Puppy Head Start Program members. The dog must be boarded at Paw Pleasers Pet Resort at regular boarding fees, and we provide him or her with free brush up training any time you book a holiday! We love our puppies and want them to visit us!