5 Week Dog Training Program

Teaching for Calm and Reliability

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome and What to Expect

    • Last Bit Before you Start!

  • 2

    Week 1

    • Behavior-What You’re Looking For

    • Rewards Based Training

    • Real Life Rewards

    • Understanding the Hierarchy of Dog Needs

    • Training Tools: Some of my Favs

    • Management

    • Body Language

    • Foundation Behaviors

    • Focus Cue

  • 3

    Week 2

    • Introduction to the Relaxation Protocol

    • Introduction to Leash Walking

    • Troubleshooting-The Hills and Valleys of Learning

    • 3 D’s In Dog Training

  • 4

    Week 3

    • Review of the Focus Cue and Intro to Look at That

    • Leash Walking Review With/Without the Leash

    • Adding Challenge-Figure 8’s

  • 5

    Week 4

    • Inside: Engage/Disengage-Step 1 Engage

    • Inside: Engage/Disengage Game-Step 2 Disengage

    • Leash Time-Outside

    • Outside: Engage/Disengage Game: Engage Step

    • Outside: Engage/Disengage Game: Disengage Step

    • Putting It All Together: Engage/Disengage Game-Real Life with Other Dogs Present

  • 6

    Week 5

    • Staying Motivated with Leash Walking

    • Expectations for the Future