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3119 Vicente Street
San Francisco, CA, 94116

415 730 5149

SmartyPup! is a puppy training school located in San Francisco, California


PupDog 1: for pups 17 weeks to 18 months old

PupDog 1: The Beginning—For Pups 17 Weeks to 18 months Old

Too old for Puppy 1? It's not too late! This class covers all the basics a good dog should have. And once you have completed this class, you are eligible to go on to Puppy 2 and many of the advanced continuing education courses.


  • Pup must be between 17 weeks and 18 months old at the first class session of the registered course
  • Prior to the first class, your puppy must have at least:
    • one distemper, and
    • one parvovirus vaccination, and
    • bordatella given at least 7 days before the first day of class and
    • one deworming
    • Due to Recent Outbreak of Canine Influenza in the Bay Area:
      All dogs are REQUIRED to have received at least the 1st Canine Flu vaccine before the first day in program. Please consult your veterinarian.
  • Pup must be in the care of a local veterinarian and/or have had its first health check at least 7 days prior to the first class session.
  • Pup must have been under your care for at least 10 days prior to the first class session.
  • Pup must be friendly towards people and dogs
  • Have questions? Check out our FAQ.

What the class covers

Our focus is to guide and give you the tools to begin the process of training a happy, compliant, well-mannered dog. In a group setting, you will learn how to train (and live with) your dog, both in and outside of class.

  • Focus and Attention
  • Sit, Down, Stay
  • Loose-leash walking
  • Come
  • Don't Touch, Impulse control
  • How to look cool at the Dog Park
  • And more!

Class details

  • Classes: 5 weekly sessions; 55 min.
  • Cost: $225
  • Trainers: 1 trainer
  • Includes: Support documents



Upcoming courses

Don't see the class you want? Timing not yet perfect? Please fill out our wish list for future classes. As soon as a new course offering is available, we will contact you!