Family Dog V

You've seen firsthand how effective, and fun, this training can be! Your dog loves it and they are really developing into a great family canine companion. Now you can start to apply all of those skills to some super exciting dog sports that will give your dog a job and further deepen the bond between the two of you!

Course Details

Using fun and engaging training games that make sense to your dog, we will help them understand what they need to do day-to-day to be a "good dog". This includes:

  • Offering automatic sits when they want something

  • Learning to greet people politely

  • Going to their bed during "people time" (mealtime, watching a movie, etc.)

  • Waiting politely at doors instead of rushing through

  • Coming when called

  • Staying in place when asked

  • Introduction to walking nicely on-leash

  • and much more!

Likewise, we will help YOU be a better dog owner! You will walk away with a better understanding of why your dog may be doing something in the first place and how you can better set them, and yourself, up for success.

Meet Your Instructor

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Dianna L. Santos

Owner and Lead Instructor

AKC Scent Work Judge
USCSS Judge and CSD
AKC CGC Evaluator
C.L.A.S.S. Evaluator and Instructor
President, Online Dog Training University, Inc.
President, Cyber Scent Work, Inc.

Should You Take This Course

Do you have a new dog? Whether you adopted a dog from a shelter or have a dog from a breeder, now is the time to train the manners they will need to live harmoniously in your home!

Does your dog need a manners refresher? We will help ensure your dog has a solid foundation on all the essential behaviors and you have the tools you will need to customize the results for what your life demand are.

Does your dog seem bored? Our dogs are smart creatures who thrive when given an opportunity to think! Give them a "job" with training and see how you can build off of it going forward!

What You Will Need for This Course

  • flat or martingale collar

  • front-clip harness (optional)

  • 6'-8' leash

  • 10'-15' long line

  • LOTS of small, soft and yummy treats

Course Outline

  • Sit: The Best Default Behavior

  • Puppy Push-Ups: Making Sit, Down, Stand Fun!

  • Successful Stays: Duration, Distance and Distractions

  • Training a Solid Come When Called Behavior

  • Teaching Patience: Doorways, Greetings and Play

  • Introduction to Walking Nicely On-Leash

  • Putting It All Together

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