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Positive Puppy Headstart: New Course for You and Your Pup

Give your puppy a solid start in training with this brand new class from Parks, Recreation and Marine. Socialization, housetraining handling, polite greetings to people and other dogs, and basic cues will be taught with positive reinforcement techniques. This course is for pups ages 10 to 20 weeks, with one vaccination 10 days before the class begins, and owners ages 10 and older. This is a limited-enrollment class, with a maximum of 10 pups to ensure personalized attention, and a cost of $79 with a $10 material fee. Certified instructor Kelli Knowles, CPDT-KA will instruct the class, which will take place on Tuesdays from 7-8pm at Los Cerritos Tennis Courts in two six-week sessions: September 27 to November 1, or November 15 to December 20.


Five easy ways to register:


Touch-Tone: Call (562) 570-3111 to get your password and be set up for this convenient registration service.

On-line - Rec-Connect: Call (562) 570-3111 and get your password and be set up to register on line. Its fast and easy!

Mail-In: to City of Long Beach, 2760 Studebaker Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815.

Fax-In: to (562) 570-3113.

Walk-In: Register at El Dorado Park Administration Building, 2760 Studebaker Road, Long Beach, CA 90815.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9am to 5:30pm. For more information, call (562) 570-3111.


For information on this or other Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine programs, call (562) 570-3100 or visit, sign up for E-notify and well e-mail you the latest information.