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Lesson 1

How to use this site

Lesson 2

Can my dog be a service dog?

Lesson 3

Can my dog be a therapy dog?

Lesson 4

Seeking a Behaviorist

Introduction to puppies and / or your new adult dog (for puppies and adult dogs)

Start your puppy off on the right paw forward. This series of videos will give you everything you need to find the correct puppy, introduce them to housebreaking, feed them, socialize them, and everything you need to be successful from the start.

Lesson 1

Introduction to Puppies

Lesson 2

Investigate and research the breed of your future dog

Lesson 3

Dog Adoption: Rescue dogs and what to expect

Lesson 4

Purchasing a dog from a breeder: what to look for?

Lesson 5

Dogs in bed: A Big No-No!

Lesson 6

The importance of crate size

Lesson 7

The importance of crate placement

Lesson 8

Dog foods: Which do I choose?

Lesson 9

Toys

Lesson 10

Dog Parks: Good or bad?

Lesson 11

Building a bond with your dog Part 1

Lesson 12

Building a bond with your dog Part 2

Lesson 13

Building a bond with your dog Part 3

Lesson 14

Building a bond with your dog Part 4

Lesson 15

Building a bond with your dog Part 5

Lesson 16

Socializing your puppy

Lesson 17

Housebreaking: Marking your dog's urinating or defecating

Lesson 18

Housebreaking: Urinating or defecating on command

Lesson 19

The significance of your daily routine

Lesson 20

Teaching your dogs off leash and the impact

Lesson 21

Training Treats: what to use?

Lesson 22

Determining your energy level while training

Lesson 23

Understanding the "learn to earn" system

Lesson 24

Digging and excessive barking: why?

Lesson 25

Chewing on furniture

Lesson 26

Your facility's cleanliness

Lesson 27

Prepare your dog for a change after a medical issue or pregnancy

Taking your dogs places – What to expect

The more places you take your dog, the more responsive they will be everywhere for you, not just at home.

Lesson 1

Taking your dog everywhere with you (overview)

Lesson 2

Heavy environmental stimuli and how to practice

Lesson 3

Environmental training: why it's so important

Lesson 4

Taking your dogs to different places including businesses

Lesson 5

Taking your dogs to different places: into town

Lesson 6

Taking your dog to different places: Dog Park

Understanding dog training theories and the science behind training

Learn about the science behind dog training to give you a much greater clarity on why you’re doing what you do.

Lesson 1

Understanding Operant Conditioning

Lesson 2

Operant Conditioning (the human understanding)

Lesson 3

Understanding Classical Conditioning

Lesson 4

Successive Approximation, understanding Skinner's theory

Lesson 5

Understanding Extinction

Lesson 6

Applying Extinction to a dog

Dog collars overview

The truth about any collar out there. Find out which is optimal for you!

Lesson 1

All about collars

Lesson 2

The theory behind choke collars

Lesson 3

The use of choke collars

Lesson 4

The use of pinch/prong collars

Lesson 5

Using the pinch collar to give a correction

Lesson 6

Flat Collars Introduction

Lesson 7

Flat collars: how to use

Prior to beginning your dog’s training

Lesson 1

How to load the clicker

Lesson 2

The difference between click and "Yes!"

Lesson 3

Using the "No" command

Lesson 4

Shaping your dog and their behavior

Lesson 5

Shaping your dog into a training position

Lesson 6

Repetition of Commands

Tactile Commands in Training

Introducing your dog to clarity in commands while using touch.

Lesson 1

Tactile Commands: overview

Lesson 2

Understanding Tactile Commands

Lesson 3

Teaching Tactile Commands: sit, down, stand

Lesson 4

Transitioning from Tactile to ground

Beginning your dog’s training (puppies and adults)

Teaching the dog the “click” means the food is coming.

Lesson 1

Teaching "heel" and the "heel" position

Lesson 2

Teaching Sit and Sit Stay

Lesson 3

Teaching the down command and down stay

Lesson 4

Teaching recall to sit

Lesson 5

Putting it all together - basic obedience

Getting more advanced

Dog commands can be hand signals, voice commands or a mix of both. Most dogs will learn hand signals more easily than verbal cues but you can eventually teach them to recognize many different dog obedience commands.      

Lesson 1

How to shape your dog with food for heel

Lesson 2

Teaching the release command

Lesson 3

Teaching "heel" and the "heel" position

Lesson 4

Sit and Sit stay

Lesson 5

Teaching the "down" command and "down" stay

Lesson 6

Teaching recall to sit

Lesson 7

Recall under distractions - informal recall

Lesson 8

Informal recall without the use of treats

Lesson 9

Long sits, long downs, and recall

Lesson 10

Teaching off leash heel

Lesson 11

Training under drive using a ball

Lesson 12

Going through the motions and sequences

Lesson 13

Food vs Toy training: which is best?

Lesson 14

Why precision is important

Lesson 15

Introducing distractions in training: how do I do it?

Lesson 16

Teaching the "Place" command

Lesson 17

Acclimating your dog to Aircraft

Lesson 18

Putting it all together - advanced obedience

Lesson 19

Introducing your dog to swimming - The swimming pool

Lesson 20

Introducing your dog to swimming - Getting acclimated to water

Lesson 21

Introducing your dog to swimming-The use of life jackets

Lesson 22

Introducing your dog to swimming- Into the water we go...

Agility

It’s often said that dogs are a lot like people. That’s absolutely true – in more ways than one. A sedentary lifestyle is bad for people, and it’s bad for dogs too. Exercise can ward away illness and disease and keep your dog looking and feeling great. In fact, exercising your dog is so important … Read more

Lesson 1

Teaching your dog the climb command

Lesson 2

Walking the boardwalk

Lesson 3

How to climb the A-Frame

Lesson 4

Teaching "jump" the hurdle

Lesson 5

Teaching your dog how to jump through the hoop

Lesson 6

Teaching your dog to "spin" and "weave"

Lesson 7

Teaching your dog to play ball or frisbee

Behavioral Issues and Problems you can correct

Lesson 1

Leash aggression towards other dog

Lesson 2

Acclimating new dogs to children

Lesson 3

Adding a new dog to your home

Lesson 4

How to stop your dog from jumping on people part 1

Lesson 5

How to stop your dog from jumping on people part 2

Lesson 6

How to stop your dog from jumping on the couch

Lesson 7

How to stop your dog from jumping on the couch - difficult dog

Lesson 8

Teaching your dog not to countersurf

Lesson 9

Aggressive Dog Management

Health

Lesson 1

Pet First Aid Part 1

Lesson 2

Heat Exhaustion

Lesson 3

Pet First Aid Part 2

Lesson 4

Pet First Aid Part 3

Lesson 5

Pet First Aid Part 4

Lesson 6

Pet First Aid Part 5

Lesson 7

Prepare your dog for a change after a medical issue or pregnancy

Lesson 8

Ear Cropping: Building the poles and supplies you'll need Part 1

Lesson 9

Ear Cropping: Wrapping the ear Part 2

Lesson 10

Your facility's cleanliness

Tricks to teach your dog

Lesson 1

Teaching your dog to "speak"

Lesson 2

Teaching your dog to shake hands / paw

Lesson 3

Parlor tricks: Teaching your dog how to count

Gold Quick Start

Disclaimer: Please view all courses before beginning this one

Lesson 1

The importance of crate size

Lesson 2

Teaching your dogs off leash and the impact

Lesson 3

Understanding Classical Conditioning

Lesson 4

Understanding Operant Conditioning

Lesson 5

Operant Conditioning (the human understanding)

Lesson 6

Successive Approximation, Understanding Skinner's theory

Lesson 7

Understanding Extinction

Lesson 8

Applying Extinction to a dog

Lesson 9

How to load the clicker

Lesson 10

Determining your energy level while training

Lesson 11

Shaping your dog's behavior

Lesson 12

Using the "No" command

Lesson 13

Tactile Commands: overview

Lesson 14

Understanding Tactile Commands

Lesson 15

Teaching Tactile Commands: sit, down, stand

Lesson 16

Repetition of Commands

Lesson 17

Teaching "heel" and the "heel" position

Lesson 18

Sit and Sit Stay

Lesson 19

Teaching the "down" command and "down" stay

Lesson 20

Teaching Recall to Sit

Lesson 21

Recall under distractions - informal recall

Lesson 22

Informal Recall without the use of treats

Lesson 23

Teaching the "Place" command

Lesson 24

Walking the boardwalk

Lesson 25

Training under drive using a ball

Lesson 26

Putting it all together - Basic Obedience

Platinum Quick Start

Disclaimer: Please view all courses before beginning this one

Lesson 1

The importance of crate size

Lesson 2

Teaching your dogs off leash and the impact

Lesson 3

Understanding Classical Conditioning

Lesson 4

Understanding Operant Conditioning

Lesson 5

Operant Conditioning (the human understanding)

Lesson 6

Successive Approximation, Understanding Skinner's theory

Lesson 7

Understanding Extinction

Lesson 8

Applying Extinction to a dog

Lesson 9

How to load the clicker

Lesson 10

Determining your energy level while training

Lesson 11

Shaping your dog's behavior

Lesson 12

Using the "No" command

Lesson 13

Tactile Commands: overview

Lesson 14

Understanding Tactile Commands

Lesson 15

Teaching Tactile Commands: sit, down, stand

Lesson 16

Repetition of Commands

Lesson 17

Teaching "heel" and the "heel" position

Lesson 18

Sit and Sit Stay

Lesson 19

Teaching the "down" command and "down" stay

Lesson 20

Teaching Recall to Sit

Lesson 21

Why precision is important

Lesson 22

Recall under distractions - informal recall

Lesson 23

Informal Recall without the use of treats

Lesson 24

Teaching the "Place" command

Lesson 25

Teaching your dog the climb command

Lesson 26

Walking the boardwalk

Lesson 27

Teaching "jump" the hurdle

Lesson 28

How to climb the A-Frame

Lesson 29

Teaching off leash heel

Lesson 30

Training under drive using a ball

Lesson 31

Putting it all together - advanced obedience

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