Puppy Parent Orientation

This highly informative 1-hour session is essential for anyone who is a puppy parent or is thinking about adding a puppy to their life. No pre-registration is required for this class. You may just show up as we have plenty of space available.

Discussion topics include: 

  • New puppy management in the home
  • Setting up for success in housetraining
  • Crate training: Your most valuable tool
  • Puppy playdates–the importance of early socialization
  • Controlling biting and mouthing, and more!

Please Note: This class provides a brief introduction to many topics important to the new puppy parent. For a more thorough overview of concepts, problem-solving tips, and socialization time with your puppy, register for our in-depth Manners classes!

Included Material

Lecture only; relevant handouts also available. Please leave your dog at home - this is a humans-only orientation.



Course Prerequisites



FREE, although donations are always greatly appreciated


SF SPCA Multi-Purpose Room
243 Alabama Street
94103 San Francisco, CA
Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 11:15am