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$50 gets you access to this self-study video course. The curriculum includes 20 fun and entertaining videos with corresponding PDFs. We also include drill sheets you can download and print so you can keep track of your training! This content is designed to give you a strong foundation of K9 psychology as well as communication systems that can then be applied to obedience and socialization drills. Forge a bond with your puppy, build their confidence, and learn how to prevent common behavioral issues from developing. Once you purchase the course it is yours to watch and rewatch on a computer or mobile phone! View a sample video and a more detailed course curriculum breakdown below.


Professional Dog Trainer

Chris Williams

Chris is a professional dog trainer and owner of 'Run Your Pack : Pet Training and Working K9s' based outside Missoula Montana. Chris has achieved advanced certifications in both pet training and working dog training from various schools and mentors. He is an active member of the IACP (International Association of Canine Professionals) and founded Montana's first PSA (protection sports association) working dog club. Chris enjoys teaching all aspects of K9 work : everything from tracking and detection to protection and pet obedience. To view more information about Chris please visit his training page
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How This Program Works

Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • How This Program Works

  • 2

    Understanding How Dogs Think

    • Pillars of Learning : Timing, Motivation, Consistency

    • Understanding Socialization & Constructing Value

    • Terminology Cheat Sheet

  • 3

    Foundational Communication Drills

    • Markers: Communicating Good Decisions

    • Luring: Power Steering Your Puppy

    • Shaping Obedience Positions

    • Creating Duration and the Release Marker

    • Hand Kiss: Targeting Drill

    • The Leash : Training vs Management

  • 4

    Crate Training and Housebreaking

    • Crate Training

    • Housebreaking

    • Housebreaking Cheat Sheet

  • 5

    Handling Drills

    • Floppy Puppy

    • Clipping Nails

    • Clipping Nails: Things to Remember

  • 6

    Checkpoint #1

    • Drill Checkpoint

    • Drill Sheet #1

  • 7

    Manners and Navigating Nuisance Behaviors

    • Training Vs Management: Structuring Your Day

    • Prey Drive: How to Redirect Biting

  • 8

    Drills Cont'd : Socialization and Confidence Building

    • Understanding Load Thresholds

    • Applying Drills For Socialization

    • Naming Obedience Positions

    • Drill Sheet #2

  • 9

    Outro : Building Off Puppy Imprinting

    • Finding a Local Trainer to Take Your Skills to the Next Level

    • Finding a Trainer

    • Credits