“S.T.A.R.” stands for Socialization, Training, Activity and a Responsible owner.
All the things a puppy needs to have a good life.
||A frame-able AKC S.T.A.R. certificate
||Puppy medal AKC
||Subscription to e-mail newsletter that includes training tips
||Discount enrollment in AKC Companion Animal Recovery,
a 24 hour recovery service if the puppy gets lost
AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy graduates are encouraged to continue working towards the next step in training, AKC’s Canine Good Citizen award. Canine Good Citizen training emphasizes responsible owners and well-mannered dogs.
For more about the AKC STAR Puppy Program visit AKC.ORG
American Kennel Club
S.T.A.R. Puppy Certificate Program
The AKC S.T.A.R.sm Puppy Program rewards responsible owners who take the time to train and socialize their new puppies. The program is the puppy level of the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen® program.
The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy package from the American Kennel Club includes:
Classes include valuable training tips for puppy owners such as potty training, biting or chewing issues, and covers lessons on practical skills for puppies like coming when called.
Puppies can begin training as early as 7 weeks, as long as they have started their vaccination series, and have had a clear fecal test.
After successful completion of a basic course, the instructor can administer the AKC test. Puppies can be enroll in AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program at any point up until their first birthday.