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Basic Manners Foundations

Our starter course where your pup will learn the foundation building block skills necessary for basic manners training and you’ll learn how to easily and clearly communicate with your dog in order to teach all sorts of behaviors in the future. This class is the prerequisite for most of our training courses.

  • Principles of Learning & Training
  • Attention/Eye Contact/Name Game
  • Hand Targeting: Random/Front/Side/Duration
  • Collar Grab/Gotcha
  • Basic Positions: Sit, Down, Stand - with hand signals and verbal cues, practice distance, duration, distraction and a release word
Requirements: 

Entry level class, Basic Manners is a prerequisite for all other Single Topic Courses. For ages 14 weeks and up. For pups under 14 weeks, please see Puppy Kindergarten.

This Live Online class will be conducted using Zoom and will require a high-speed internet connection and a computer or mobile device.

Length: 
Progressive, three-week, semi-private courses, weekly one hour sessions. For 2 - 4 students.

Available classes

Class info Location Trainer Day Time Start Info Sign Up
Basic Manners Foundations SIRIUS Live Online Sue Saturday 10:00am (PST) May 30 Class info Join the waiting list
Basic Manners Foundations SIRIUS Live Online Connie Monday 6:00pm (PST) Jun 1 Class info Join the waiting list
Basic Manners Foundations SIRIUS Live Online Rayel Thursday 7:30pm (PST) Jun 4 Class info
Basic Manners Foundations SIRIUS Live Online Sue Wednesday 6:00pm (PST) Jun 10 Class info
Basic Manners Foundations SIRIUS Live Online Lea Saturday 9:30am (PST) Jun 13 Class info