Lennox sports has partnered with the University of Maryland to offer a training class for puppies.
The first of its kind, the puppy training class will cover basic dog skills, exercise, nutrition, behavior and grooming.
The class is being offered on Monday mornings, but can be taken for a week.
“Puppies are so social creatures,” said Katie Pincus, the company’s director of training and health.
“We want to make sure they get to know each other and learn how to interact with people and dogs in their lives.”
The course is expected to last from 30 minutes to an hour.
Participants will be offered food and water, as well as a puppy training kit, and will be able to learn to walk, talk and socialize.
The class is designed to teach puppies about their human and canine friends.
It will be free to take and there will be no admission fee.
“This class is a great way to teach the puppies basic social skills, such as socialization, play and play time,” Pincusesaid in a statement.
“Puppy owners should not be afraid to bring their puppies into the classroom for a puppy class.”
The company’s puppies training course is aimed at puppies up to six weeks old.
The company has also partnered with Maryland Animal Welfare Services to offer dog training classes to pregnant women.
Pincusses puppies can be adopted.