Puppy Play & Learn Program

"Expect nothing less for YOUR New Fur Baby!"  Cathie Tims, CPDT-KA  

The ONLY group Puppy Play Group in New Westminster with an Experienced & Accredited DogTrainer.  Click here to see the fun!

Learning and Practicing Dog / Dog  Social Skills is a Critical Part of Early Socialization. 

One hopes that your puppy's breeder began your pup's critical early socialization long before coming home to you.  The 'window of opportunity' for optimum socialization closes anywhere from 12  - 16 weeks.  

Puppy play & learn groups are carefully planned by Experienced Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Cathie Tims, to ensure that every pup has the best opportunity for a safe, positive and successful social experience.  

In our Puppy Play & Learn groups, your puppy will learn healthy and appropriate play, have the opportunity to practice social skills and communication, explore new things, build their confidence, learn bite inhibition and so much more.  Pups don't actually have to play to learn, some are more comfortable observing where we will give them a safe space to do so.

If you'd like to join our Puppy Play & Learn program, CLICK HERE  to complete our Puppy Intake registration form.  

Once completed*,  you will receive an email with a link to choose the number of sessions you'd like to purchase, from 1 to 3 sessions.  Payment secures your puppy a spot in one of up to 4 weekly groups.  

You will receive a reminder email every Monday, in case you had not yet decided on which package to purchase, or you need to purchase more.  Cut off for purchasing a spot is Noon the next day, Tuesday because we need time to plan.  Sessions are expected to be used consecutively, if you know in advance that your pup will be absent, please let us know.  Most puppies attend weekly, for as long as possible. (Sorry, there are no refunds for last minute changes or missed sessions, because the spot was reserved for your puppy).

The groups** and schedule, along with complete instructions, including location and drop off / pick up procedures is emailed out every Tuesday evening.  

See you there! 

* your pup must meet our vaccination requirements 
** we require at least 3 puppies to run a group

How to join...

Fill Out Our Registration Form

To have your puppy join one of our puppy play & learn groups, please start by filling out the registration form. CLICK HERE.

Watch for Confirmation 

Upon receiving your completed form, we will send you an email with the next steps to complete the process. Watch your inbox for details. 

Checkout Securely Online

To confirm your registration and secure your spot in one of our groups, choose your package and checkout securely online. 

When & where...

Play and Learn Sessions are 40 minutes long and are currently held on Wednesday & Thursday evenings at 6pm and 7pm at Ayro's Grooming Salon 722 Twelfth Street, New Westminster, British Columbia.  All new puppies get a coupon for $5.00 off their first groom with the lovely Aymara.

Sessions & Packages 

ONE Session - $19.25

TWO Sessions - $34.50

THREE Sessions - $45.75

"No Balanced Training, being ‘Alpha‘ or ‘Whispering’ here!" - Cathie Tims

"Cathie and her team are amazing trainers with tons of valuable knowledge, any pup or older dog is in great hands with her!"
—Manda Beth
"Puppy play and learn is super helpful for puppy socialization! Cathie is great!"
—Dorota Staszczak
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