Puppy Preschool

Puppy Socialization & Training in Los Angeles

Age: 8 weeks to 22 weeks
Puppy Obedience
Nap & Potty Schedule

Puppy socialization is a critical part of your dog’s development. The first three months of your puppy’s life will shape their future personality and behaviors. With the right program, you can set your puppy up for success. Learn more about puppy socialization.

What is Puppy Preschool?

Puppy Preschool is designed for puppies 8 weeks to 22 weeks old.  The day includes a schedule of training, play, and socialization with similar aged puppies plus exposure to new sights, sounds and people. Trainers use loving, positive reinforcement techniques. The day also includes naps and potty breaks to assist with potty training.

Puppy Preschool

Focus Areas

While in our care, your puppy will start to learn foundational skills and manners. With gentle, loving care, we will prepare your puppy by focusing on the following areas:

  • Socialization with similar aged puppies
  • Intro to sounds
  • Intro to handling
  • Build positive associations
  • Learn healthy play
  • Basic commands “Sit”, “Down” & “Touch”
  • Crate training
  • Bite inhibition
  • Handling and puppy massage Read more about the benefits of puppy massage. 
  • Balance and musculoskeletal development


Each preschool day includes a 6 hour schedule rotating between obedience training, socialization, naps, potty breaks and handling. The goal is to provide your puppy with a loving, well-rounded, and beneficial experience.

8-Session Full Program

  • Session: 6 hours
  • Price: $1,299
  • Expiry: 28 days (Minimum 2 days per week)

2-Session Starter Pack

  • Session: 6 hours
  • Price: $350
  • Expiry: 7 days (Minimum 2 days per week)


Puppy Safety

It is recommended to socialize puppies as safely as possible by exposing them to people, places and other puppies while not taking unnecessary risks. A well-run puppy class, like at Fitdog, provides the benefits of socialization in a secure environment.

Fitdog takes extra precautions to ensure the utmost safety and care for young puppies including:

  • Designated nap, potty, and play areas that are disinfected before and after use
  • Certified trainers that are familiar with caring for and training puppies
  • Trainer led puppy socialization within your puppy’s age group
  • Vaccination requirements* *dependent on the age of the puppy AKC Puppy Shots Guide
  • Strict handling instructions


Have concerns or questions? Call us at (310) 828-3647.