Take the Lead

Puppy School

Early Socialisation & Learning

Classes in Somerset West and Strand, Western Cape

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aboutME

My name is Patricia Melck. I have always been passionate about animals and dogs in particular - I currently have 5 of my own. I believe it is very important to socialise and train your dog from a very young age. Training helps your dog adjust to the human way of doing things. When I was made redundant at the start of lockdown, I decided to follow my dream and start my own puppy school. I completed the Pet Sense College's Canine Behaviour and Training Instructor Course in 2020. I have also completed some short courses by renowned dog trainers, Victoria Stilwell and Ian Dunbar. I look forward to helping you and your puppy take those first crucial steps towards a happy and well socialised life.

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What I offer

Puppy Training Classes Stage 1 

5 week course for puppies aged 9 weeks to 3 months. Classes run for 1 hour and are held weekly with the course costing R500 per puppy. 

Early learning and socialisation during this critical learning period with the aim of having a well balanced and adjusted puppy. Groups are small (max 6) to allow for personal attention. 

Classes held in Somerset West and Strand

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Puppy Training Classes Stage 2

4 week course for puppies aged 4-5 months who have completed the early learning course. Classes run for 1 hour and are held weekly with the course costing R400 per puppy. Additional exercises are learnt with a focus on home obedience and socialisation with other dogs. Groups are small (max 6) to allow for personal attention. 

Classes held in Somerset West and Strand

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Dog walking

Daily exercise for your dog while you are at work, 1 or 2 hours per day as required. From R100 depending on travel and requirements. 

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Pet sitting

Daily care for your dog and other pets while you are  away from home. From R100 per day depending on requirements.

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Having fun while learning and making friends

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

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"So helpful"

You have been an incredible role model, thank you for all your help

Amy

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"Exactly what I wanted"

Thank you so much, I have achieved exactly what I was aiming for when I enrolled.

Pietie

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"Enjoyed this course"

I enjoyed this course, thank you. I will definitely be joining the 2nd level course.

Sage

 
 

Contact Me

Patricia Melck - dog trainer

Tel: 0827621240

email: taketheleadpups@gmail.com

Classes in Somerset West and Strand

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Proud to be working with Pets Unleashed who supply the treats in our welcome packs. Visit their shop at 133 Lourensford Road, Somerset West.  

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