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Pup Start
Charm School 

Transitional training 
for your puppy

It's important to lay a solid foundation for your puppy during the first few months of his/her life in order to ensure he will grow into a happy, healthy and well-adjusted adult dog. Our program will get your puppy off to a great start and ready to join your family with a custom-tailored program for you to follow at home!

Natural Rearing Guidance

Zoom & text

Learn to lead
With love

Habibi Method
Book & Trackers

Teach Dog to choose Calm

The Power of 3 Rituals

Practical Strategies

Local Training Referral Assistance

Nurturing hearts, creating pawsome connections.

Because without establishing a bond with your new puppy, training isn't as effective. Introducing our "pupular' in-house enrichment program, created especially for YOU.  Our philosophy and program give our families the best of both worlds; a skillfully handled transition to crate training & scheduling and a complete relationship-building system to follow at home, without missing out on those early bonding moments with your new puppy.      
We offer this additional service - here in our Habibi Enrichment Center - where your puppy never leaves our loving care, ensuring you & puppy's beginning transition is flawless.  The Holistic Habibi Method is about developing a language with your puppy and creating a lasting bond through relationship building activities.  No more stressful training schedules that fritz out you and your puppy, no more feeling guilty about not doing things right!  Just an intuitive practice that is a bond-building, immersive, organic lifestyle. We value the importance of establishing the early bond with your puppy, and we created this exclusive program to meet your family's needs.  
Pup Start-Follow up Zoom Call  & Text Line Support comes 
with every Pup Start puppy!

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Pup Start Charm School

Nurturing hearts, creating pawsome connections.

At Habibi Bears we are here to serve our families and meet their individual needs. Our Pup Start Charm School  is the perfect fit for families who desire to have a head start to crate training and scheduling but feel the importance of being part of the Socialization Period with their puppy.  We created this new program with your family's needs in mind.  We will get your puppy off to a wonderful start and into your loving arms within the Socialization Period so you can bond and imprint with your puppy!  And our in house training will introduce puppy to the Clicker for an even easier transition home!  

Your puppy will come home with access to our groundbreaking new program!
This Course was developed for our clients and is complete with videos and handouts and scheduling, so all you need to do is follow along, and feel relief knowing you are giving your puppy exactly what it needs!  No more worry of mishandling things- all the tools are in YOUR hands and YOU have the power to create the most beautiful life with your new Habibi Bear!


What's Included:

  • This intuitive method begins at the foundation with Management & bonding FIRST before teaching life skills (aka commands) unlike most training that has an emphasis on commands and obedience that only stresses out new puppy parents.
  • Puppy-led protocols - guided by pup's progress so you always have success!
  • Clicker Introductions with fun games!
  • Enrichment activities to keep puppy super engaged in their pen
  • Routines to allow pup ample time for rest and play 
  • Learn how to make the crate and pen their most desired locations!
  • Prevent separation anxiety from even taking root in your puppy with these tried and true protocols! 
  • flow charts to guide you through:
    • crate training sequential work
    • puppy biting protocols for each biting phase
    • house training guidance 
    • introducing puppy to its new home & a bonding practice  
  • A focus on transitions and how to ease transition-stress with compassion!
This program covers the four main areas of most asked questions of new puppy homes , which include:
  • Puppy Biting Phases & protocols to identify & manage them 
    • We share extensive research about why puppies bite, what YOU are doing to make it worse, instead of better-and break it down into flow charts for you to manage each phase.  No more lame vague advice, this is the ultimate puppy biting management protocol!
  • House Training success protocols
    • We created a super fun new routine for new puppies in homes, your kids will love it!  And it will train YOU on how to be consistent and establish routines
  • Compassionate Crate & Confinement Training 
    • This is a gentle sequential acclimation process that takes the stress out of transitions with our puppies and guides us so we feel confident, too.  This is not the typical trainer's advice of let them cry it out.  We help you guide puppy in a compassionate way that respects their feelings!  Their feelings matter! 
  • Establishing your relationship FIRST through the Power of Three Rituals

This Stand Alone program is  $695 and is included for FREE with every puppy who stays for level 1 Pup Start Training!

value $995 $695 
 FREE with Pup Start Charm School Packages!

Pup Start : Intro to Crate, Potty Training, Scheduling & Intro to Clicker Training  *each week we build on the previous with consistency, per your pup's ability
$685 NOW $650 a week!
Included with Every Pup Start Puppy! FREE Access to HM1: The Human Guide to the Dog Galaxy! ($695 value)
$695 Value FREE!
2-week Stay & Train  $1300
4-week  Stay & Train 
8-week Stay & Train
Add-on Daily Pup Start /Boarding (Maintenance of Schedule)                          $95 
Daily Boarding  (without training)                          $65 

Raised with.....

the intuitive approach to raising high vibe puppies

Our Pup start program was designed for:

  • Our Habibi families who want to have a lifelong bond with their dog and not miss out on the early weeks of puppyhood.  
  • New dog owners who are concerned about the first few days of crate training and scheduling and would like to have a head start in the process.
  • Families with work schedules that need assistance in establishing a routine that they can stick with
  • Busy mothers with small children who are teething and potty training too!
  • Families with special needs, who require a support dog - Psychiatric Assist/Autism/Emotional Support
  • Doctors/Therapists/Dentists who would like to have a support dog in their office and need guidance on how to train their dog properly.

 Compassionate guidance using the Habibi Method's 
3 powerful rituals called, "The Power of three"

At Habibi Bears, we understand that the dream of bringing home a puppy can feel like an unattainable task for many families.  As exciting as it is to bring home a new puppy, it is a life-changing event. We hear you! There is a big difference between bringing home a puppy that is crate-trained compared to one who wasn't.  It's our intention to empower each family to become a confident pack leader with the skills to guide their own puppy-with a little head start from us :) Reach out today to add Pup Start when you are matched to your puppy. 

 We have created a beautiful routine and schedule that honors our puppies, Montessori style. Your puppy is never pushed too fast or held back, and they come home ready to imprint on YOU!  This lifestyle is natural and will create a powerful bond between your family and your puppy.  Based on learning to speaking the language of dogs, it's training without training!  Your puppy will go home with their new daily schedule that has been structured around their needs being met, (for you to post on the refrigerator for the family!) and a complete guide for you to follow up with at home. This is an invaluable head start for those who feel overwhelmed with the first weeks of crate training and scheduling. Following our relationship-focused program, you will find your stride and create a deep connection with your that will have life-changing effects on the family.  We are so excited to share this with you!

common concerns of new puppy owners

A puppy's first 16 weeks are the most important time to actually be able to condition behaviors, and BOND with your puppy.   Your family has a need for a support dog or family pet, but the idea of  managing the transitional phase when puppy leaves our home and needs to settle  into your routine feels overwhelming!  The more you read about what this entails, the more overwhelmed you feel.   The late night crying, crate training, house training, chewing and nipping....jumping on your children.....these are all very normal puppy behaviors to expect from your new Habibi Bear, and they are valid fears as a new puppy owner.   Especially when you have a child with sensory issues.  In your imagination you can see the end result, where your child has the support dog they so desperately long for..... yet, how can you get from point A to Point B with a smoother transition for your child, your puppy and your sanity? 

why we developed the habibi method & Pup STart

  • We love our Habibi Tribe, and wanted to create a community where we cheer each other on through all the ups and downs of puppy raising!  
  • Our families love the connection of live video to establish community, being able to see each other's smiling faces while discussing all things Habibi Bear!
  • We are more than a breeder, we are raising purpose-bred dogs for purpose led lives - and this journey we are embarking on together lasts a lifetime. We love to provide additional support to our families, beyond Gotcha Day!  
  • Many dogs that are trained traditionally still have behavior issues that their owners struggle with for its lifetime, and need continued support. This is where online puppy training comes in.
  • Training isn't a one and done, and oftentimes most training methods fail to address the importance of establishing a bond of trust and respect between owner and puppy. 
  • Pushing puppies too fast, too soon can cause burnout and stress for a young puppy. Without relationship building practices...... these methods fail.
  •  An online puppy trainer program that is relationship-based and focuses on establishing the bond between owner and puppy before the obedience training, can provide the most transformational results.   
  • We found giving the puppies a head start on scheduling and crate training in Pup Start, has been the perfect fit for families who value being part of training their puppy and building a bond.
  • Puppies can easily regress if a family does not follow up with the schedule and rituals we have established - so we created a program to follow up at home to empower YOU to lead with love. 
  • If Habibi Bear puppies are placed with a trainer that doesn't use reward based training and a focus on these important rituals, there could be negative lifelong results.
  • Mishandled fear phases can create life long behavior issues.  
  • Dogs that are denied socialization during this critical Socialization Period often become unpredictable because they are fearful or aggressive.
  • Any traumatic, painful or frightening experiences can have a lasting impact. 

Why  Rituals Matter

During the first 16 weeks of your puppy's life, your puppy will go through two of the most important Socialization Periods and Fear Imprint Periods of their lives!  This small window of time closes down after this, so our ability to imprint on our puppies is increased during these first weeks!  Our three rituals will create powerful connections between you and your puppy, so you can sail through these phases without setbacks!

The Socialization Phase

Proper socialization is key in raising a well adjusted puppy.  The more we raise our puppies the more we see the importance of them being able to learn their social skills from their own kind- dogs!  Taking pups away from their litter mates too soon means the humans have more work to do on their end-so we created Pup Start!  This is the small window of time where we can imprint on these puppies and create lasting positive experiences, or if mishandled, create lasting fear imprints that stick for its lifetime.

  • Young puppies have short attention spans and our program respects where they are at and helps you do the same.
  • Everything learned is permanent and will be resistant to change.
  • Puppies are eager to learn, their brains are little sponges at this phase.
  • What they learn now, will be seen as an adult. 
  • Puppy’s temperament and personality become more apparent.
  • Puppy needs to work on bite inhibition and boundaries, rules and limitations from other dogs and litter mates, WHILE also being properly socialized to humans too.  We can do that here! 

Pup Start  Program

A head start for your puppy - the Montessori way

We offer a solution that is the perfect fit for our families. We believe in your ability to be the natural pack leader for your puppy, so let's learn to lead with love, the Habibi Method way!  We will get your puppy started on the initial stressful transitional stuff, so you can bring home a puppy with a head start to crate training and scheduling while not missing out on that early Critical Socialization Period. It's a win-win! 

 With our follow-up support, we provide assistance to decide your best training track. No matter your family's needs - family companion, psychiatric assistance for your child, therapy or service - we will discuss your goals and find a perfect solution that is right for you!

what is included:

You and puppy will be enrolled in our follow-up online puppy training support Zoom calls, and come home with the keys to the kingdom- your copy of our 2nd edition Habibi Method book - an 8 week program that will guide you each week with trackers,  so you become the Pack Leader of your home!

  • The Human's Guide to the Dog Galaxy course
  • Training Leash and Collar
  • Scent Cloth that smells like home to ease transition
  • Follow up Zoom Support Calls
  • Unlimited Text Support with our Text Support line 
  • THE SCHEDULE: This is the keys to the kingdom of puppy-zen!  A proven program that has worked with thousands of dogs of all ages.
  • Relationship-building rituals that will help you learn to speak dog!

*Habibi Bear Families are welcome to subscribe to our Pup Start Zoom Calls at $25 per Class if they didn't purchase Pup Start

How it Works

learn to lead with love through all phases with our habibi method approach

Commit to your training plan and you will see just how powerful you truly are!
We created this beautiful online puppy trainer program that gives our families the best of both worlds. Now you can receive your puppy with a head start to training with Pup Start, while not worrying about missing out on the early puppy days.  We've improved our program to ensure you get just that-an opportunity to bond during the 16 week socialization window without the worry of missing out!   We want to empower our families by giving them the tools to take the reins when puppy comes home, by providing a complete training guide with trackers and weekly plans, that picks up right where we left off!  Have questions along the way?  We have you covered with our Zoom calls and text support line!  At Habibi Bears we love to cheer you on and help you lead the way with your puppy! 

unit One

Laying the Foundation: 
Pup Start Charm School Training : Level 1
This 2-8 week unit is THE most important online puppy training program, as it lays the foundation for all training to build on. Without a solid foundation, training isn’t as successful.  Many lifelong behavior problems in older dogs originated during this very formative phase of a puppy's life. Rest assure, your puppy is being handled professionally through the challenging phases and stages with loving guidance!  

This program was designed for new puppy owners who want to ensure their puppy doesn’t miss any of the important aspects of proper handling of puppy developmental phases.  Your puppy will be going through two fear phases during this time as well as other developmental phases, and they will be professionally managed to set puppy up for success. Your puppy will have a solid working foundation on crate/pen and potty training, leash work, alone time, and household manners.  

Consistency and repetition at this level of  puppy training is key to success. During these early weeks we establish the bond needed so puppy trusts and wants to 'work' for you!  Introducing obedience without the foundation of trust can burn out the puppy.  We help puppy choose calm through our three powerful rituals!

One Week: $650
Transitions - House, Pen & Crate training, transitioning to home life- this is the most crucial week for a puppy, and we never push them further than they are ready.  Our Schedule for Success is a proven method that has been used for thousands of dogs successfully! 

Two Week: $1300
Continuing with the schedule, with the addition of socialization field trips in carriers and strollers for safety, leash work,  house manners & Clicker Training Cues!

Four Week: $2600
Solidifying  the Foundation- each week we build on puppy's skills and have created a new habit.  Continuing the clicker work at each pup's ability and level. 

Eight Week: $5200
At 16 weeks, we complete the 8-week Pup Start Charm School and puppy has received its vaccination shot, and now able to take their tricks on the road! This is the PAWFECT time for our puppies to join their families, just in time for outdoor fun!  
After Completing our 8 week program puppy will:
  • Sit, down, watch me,  touch, come and stay on request
  • Has basic leash training for walkies
  • Is well socialized to interact with people 
  • Has been acclimated to household sounds and noises that can be scary to an older dog not exposed at a young age.
  • Has grooming experience on the grooming table, being brushed, combed, trimmed, blow dryer
  • Is current on vaccines and deworming
  • Sits in public places
  • Is potty trained outdoors and to a litter box
  • Has met new dogs in supervised situations
  • Sleeping in a crate at night

unit Two

The Three Pillars: Week 1-4
To be done at home - Following the Handbook
Habibi Method Puppy Planner: Level 1

Puppy has either completed up to 8 weeks of Pup Start and is now ready to join your home!  Now it's time to take the reins with our handbook and follow-up calls to guide you.  The first eight weeks home, are the most important for properly laying the foundation for all future training. Every week builds sequentially over time as we see reliable responses in the puppies. This 4 week unit expands on the first unit of foundational training by increasing length and focus before receiving their reward.  Longer sits, downs and stays.  As your puppy's confidence builds we will also be seeing reliable house-training, crate/pen training, and manners.

Month 1 of the Habibi Method Raising & Training Program 

unit Three

Reinforcing the Pillars: Weeks 5-8
To be done at home - Following the Handbook
Habibi Method Puppy Planner:  Level 2 Training

Now that the foundation has been laid and puppy has mastered our first 8 week Level 1 training, families can begin expanding puppy's training by taking it out on the road, increasing the 3 D's : Distance, Duration and Distractions. Medical Alert, Therapy or Service training can be introduced during this block, as you expand into social settings and other environments. As puppy enters new Development Phases, families will find reinforcing the basics will help get through the challenges! 

Month 2 - Completion of the 8 Week Habibi Method Raising & Training Program
Focusing on Goals, Reinforcing & Repetition 

Unit Four

The Complete Companion: Weeks 13-16
Add professional training and fine tuning as needed
In the final unit, your puppy has been carefully and gently guided  through all  initial, and challenging stages and phases of puppyhood and is ready to join specialized training program for therapy or service work.

Habibi Bears will provide referral assistance in locating a trainer in your area for service and therapy needs.  

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