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Wonder Paws Puppy School Bray

Saturday 22nd January, 10am: 5-week Juvenile Dog Course (7-9 mon)

(fully vaccinated juvenile dogs from 7-9 months max)

Wonder Paws at Festina Lente
Wonder Paws



Its never too late to start training!  Our 5-week basic obedience course welcomes older, dog-friendly puppies who have had no previous formal training and would benefit from learning the basics and enjoying off-leash socialisation!  Helps owners deepen the bond and develop clear communication with their older puppy.


- Sit, Down, Touch Recall, Go to Mat and Settle behaviours

- Develop Impulse Control with new skills like Leave-It, Stay, 4-paws on floor

- Behaviours trained using food lures, then quickly progress to handsignals & verbal cues

- Loose-lead walking techniques

- Building a Reliable Recall with distractions

- Manage puppy behaviours like play-biting, jumping, chewing etc

-  Key socialisation with other puppies, adults and children and novel stimuli
- Dog Safety & Bite Prevention: appropriate puppy handling, teaching bite inhibition, trading games etc

- Grooming preparation (happy with hands and brush skills)

- Nutrition, husbandry, care & grooming

- Responsible dog ownership
- Boosts SHY puppies confidence & helps prevent fear-based behaviours

pre-requisite:  full set of vaccinations PLUS canine cough vaccine​

duration:  5 x 1hr weekly classes ​(NO classes on Bank Holiday Weekends)



  • Masks are MANDATORY at our training location - please wear from exiting your car
  • Hand-washing or sanitisation on arrival
  • Temperature check on arrival
  • Please observe 2m distancing from other clients while on-site
  • 1 handler & 1 spectator per puppy (over 16yrs) at our location - spectators are permitted to spectate on the sidelines adhereing to the 2m distancing rule - please bring your own camp-chair

Terms & Conditions

  • Participants agree to our Covid Safety Protocols above regarding restricted number of attendees per puppy (1 handler & 1 spectator), mask wearing, hand sanitising and social distancing
  • CLASSES ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE outside of written medical/veterinary advice. 
  • Missed classes are forfeited - we provide a coursebook and detailed homework sheets for each class so that you will know what has been covered.  
  • Course Cancellation must be requested 7 days before classes start via email to to receive a refund (less €25 cancellation admin fee)

Liability Disclaimer

  • I understand that dog training is not without risk to myself, members of my family, or my dog.  I agree that, in the event of injury to my family, my dog(s), or myself, I will not hold Wonder Paws (or their Instructors) or our Landlord (Beech Hill Allotments) responsible.  I also agree to assume all responsibility for any damage done to property, persons, or other dogs by me or my dog’s actions. 
  • My dog(s) is free of any infectious disease and is vaccinated for: Distemper, Parvovirus and Bordetella (Kennel Cough).
  • My dog is also free of contagious parasitic problems, whether internal or external (including fleas and ticks), and is free of any contagious skin disorder. 
  • I understand that performance training of any type is a strenuous activity requiring my dog to be physically fit.
  • My veterinarian has examined my dog and agrees that my dog is in condition to attend dog training classes

By purchasing this ticket, I agree to the above statements.


22 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. to 19 Feb 2022, 11 a.m.


Wonder Paws at Festina Lente, Old Connaught Avenue, A98F702, Bray, Co Wicklow Ireland


Wonder Paws