Frequently Asked Questions
Do I come with my dog to Prep School?
Nope. You drop your dog off in the morning and pick them up in the evening JUST like human school!
What is the earliest I can drop my dog off?
7:30am OR 7:00am for an additional fee.
What is the latest I can pick my dog up?
6:30pm or 7:00pm for an additional fee.
Is the mid-day nap really necessary?
Yes! Prep School is extremely mentally challenging. This type of stimulation requires downtime so that the brain can absorb the lessons from the first half of the day and be reinvigorated to accept more during the second half of the day. Spain has it right! Siestas for all!
Is there Prep School on the weekends?
School is closed to the student body on the weekends but is open for group classes and seminars.
Will my dog get homework?
No, but you will! Each tuition package includes monthly private tutor sessions which take place here at PMP. In these sessions you will learn how to reinforce your dog’s learned skills in the home environment.
How long does my dog need to attend Prep School?
Three to six consecutive months is recommended as a minimum. Prep School is not a quick fix. It is meant to instill lasting effects. In order to do this, Students need the time to both learn the material and master it.
What is the best age for my dog to start Prep School?
The best age for ANY dog to start training in a facility setting is 4 months as their brains are still relatively spongey and the education tends to leave the biggest impression. However, there is also no WORST age to start training. Students start Prep School at 10 mos, 2 years, or 5 years and STILL obtain huge lasting benefits.
My dog is enrolled in Prep School, can he/she come on an additional day, outside their normal days?
Yes, we offer Social Club Drop Ins on Tuesdays and Thursdays if space is available.
Can I board my dog at Prep School?
Not at this time. We feel the it’s best for students to go home at the end of each day to maintain healthy bodies and minds.