Basic Manners Foundations - SIRIUS Live Online | Sirius Dog Training

In-person classes will resume in mid-late June of 2021 at select locations. However, puppy training is developmental and time-sensitive, so we recommend you start with online classes as soon as possible:


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Please note that we are a California-based company, and all classes are listed in Pacific Standard Time.

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Basic Manners Foundations

SIRIUS Live Online
Online, CA 94000
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
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7:30pm (PST)
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** Zoom info to be emailed 24 hours prior to first class. **

Just a reminder that all classes are listed in Pacific Standard Time.

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

Once you complete this course, move on to Basic Manners II: Redirecting Rowdy Behavior.


Entry level class, Basic Manners is a prerequisite for all other Single Topic Courses. For ages 18 weeks and up. For pups under 12 weeks, please see Puppy Kindergarten, for pups 12-18 weeks see Puppy Training I. Once you complete this course, move on to Basic Manners II: Redirecting Rowdy Behavior.

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