How Dogs Learn:

  • The Four Stages of Learning
  • What we need for our dogs to be successful
  • The Markers we use
  • What are the 3 Ds
  • How to stop unwanted behavior
  • Body language

Foundation Of Communication

  • How we build a Foundation in detail
  • How to play the Name Game


Crate Training and Conditioning:

  • Crate games
  • House/Potty Training
  • Separation Anxiety

Walk & Wag:

  • Structured Walk
  • Heel With Me
  • Conversational Leash work
  • Puppies First Steps
  • Loose Leash walking with attention
  • Bubble Out


K9 Lifeline Transitional Leash

  • Putting on the TL
  • Conditioning the TL
  • Using a Halti

The Place Cue:

  • Teaching Place
  • Adding the 3D’s
  • Various places to practice Place

Leave It:

  • 3 steps teaching leave it
  • Drop It


Recall - Come When Called

  • Purpose of Recall
  • Stop & Turn Around
  • Paper Plate Recall
  • Restrained Recall
  • Come on Cue
  • Rapid Recall
  • Follow Me


Behavior Modification:

  • Counter Condition and Desensitization: Various Triggers
  • Leash Reactivity
  • Resource Guarding
  • Counter Condition and Desensitization: New people
  • Game of 7s
  • Sound Proof puppy app


Basic Obedience

  • Sit
  • Down


Various Training

  • Attention/Look/Eyes
  • Off cue
  • Touch Target
  • Create Unfixed Space