Join a local Puppy Play Group.
Your PON puppy needs to interact with other
dogs for additional mental and physical stimulation.
Socialization skills your PON experiences with other
dogs forms part of his early development and is
Local Training Class.
You should be on the look out for local puppy
training which include obedience basics and continue
these techniques at home. If you realize that you
both really enjoy obedience training, you can
continue to compete in obedience competitions as
well. Training courses are often advertised at
canine supply stores, with local breeders, AKC
Participate in Fly Ball activities
Most ball driven PONS are highly motivated for
this form of exercise and while there is a definite
amount of training to do fly ball correctly, many
offer fly ball training for free. Contact your
local kennel club for more details.
Tug of War Activities
Allowing your PON to yank you around the house
while you hold his favorite Tug O War Dog Toy
can be an enjoyable exercise as well as important
part of his social development. Be sure the toy is
soft to avoid teeth or gum problems and, even more
important, make sure that the dog knows the “leave
it” command so that it will let go of the toy when
you give it the “leave it” command.