Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Beyond Basics!

  • 2

    Dog Nerd 101

    • Dog Nerd 101 - Gear, Treats and Training Set Up

    • Management - Setting You & Your Dog Up For Success

    • Train-Play-Sleep: Getting the Most out of Your Training Session!

    • Enrichment & Exercise - Entertainment for Your Pup

  • 3

    Week 1

  • 4

    Adolescent Dog Challenges

    • Greetings! Saying Hello Nicely!

    • Crate Training - Why & How?!

    • Chewing, Mouthing and How to Live with a Shark!

  • 5

    Week 2

    • Mark & Reward Training - Training Concepts

    • Week Two Goals Overview

    • Eye Contact & the 3 D's

    • Teaching Touch

    • Loose Leash Walking

      FREE PREVIEW
    • How to Teach "Down"

    • Settle on Cue via Capturing Technique

    • Week Two Homework

  • 6

    Week 3

    • Week Three Goals Overview

    • Heel: Step 1

    • Stationary Behaviors - Teaching the first step to stay.

    • Look with Distractions

    • Recall Training: Step One

    • Engage-Disengage Game

    • Week Three Homework

  • 7

    Week 4

    • Week Four Goals Overview

    • Stay with Distance

    • Leave It

    • Recall Step Two

    • Door Routine

    • Week Four Homework

  • 8

    Week 5

    • Week Five Goals Overview

    • Impulse Control

    • Go Say Hello

    • Premack & Distraction Recall Training

    • Week Five Homework

  • 9

    Week 6 & Beyond

    • Week Six Goals Overview

    • Hand Signals

    • Grooming & Handling Game

    • Tricks!

    • Week Six Homework

    • What's Next?!