Project Description

Adult Dog Training Course for Better Behavior

Are you frustrated because your rescue dog pulls on leash, jumps on everyone, and only sits sporadically? We’ll guide you through useful first day and week exercises, troubleshooting bothersome behavior like housetraining and chewing issues, and what to do if your dog isn’t listening. Plus, we’ll show you how to teach vital behaviors like leash walking, coming when called, relaxing while you eat dinner, and more.

We’ve included everything you need in this easy-to-use course, so you can train your rescue dog to be a well-mannered family member—right now. Ready to save your neighbors from being knocked over? Check the Course Details to see how this course will help you.

What You’ll Get When You Buy This Course:

We’ve packed every practical exercise and troubleshooting tip you’ll need into our Adult Dog Training Course so you can train your rescue dog immediately. Plus, we’ve made it easy to use. Simply pick the training program that matters most to you now, in any order (almost), and train your dog right away. After you progress through the program’s lessons, access the next section of your choosing for continual improvement.

Primary Days (First Day and Week) Program
Enjoy Success, From the Start with:

  • First-day plan for home set-up strategy, activities that teach behavior you want, (from the beginning), sample schedules, and much more.
  • First-week plan with training tips for building on skills that you started the first day, positive techniques to prevent troublesome behavior like inappropriate elimination, chewing, and more.

Potty Training That Works Program
Stop Cleaning Up Accidents, House Train Today with:

  • House training plans including feeding schedules, supervision advice, cleaning strategies, and more.
  • Housebreaking log so you get on the right track, quickly.
  • Crate training tips to prevent accidents, including real-time training videos and handouts with real dogs (just like yours).
  • Alternative solutions when crating isn’t possible—using exercise pens and gated areas to reduce accidents immediately.
  • Small dog guidance on choosing the right indoor potty training tool (pads, paper, sod, artificial turf, and more) and how to use them for maximum improvement.
  • The Ring-a-Ding-Ding technique—train your rescue dog to ring a bell to go outside.
  • Troubleshooting advice, sometimes accidents aren’t a house training issue. Gain professional insight on urinary tract and parasite infections, separation (and other types of) anxiety, fear, excitement, and submissive urination that cause inappropriate urination and defecation.

Prevent Chewing and Biting Program
Teach What to Chew and What Not to Chew with:

  • Vital plans for what to do when your dog nips or bites you (or the people who matter most.)
  • Practical solutions to prevent chewing furniture, rugs, and everything else in between.
  • Best nip-prevention practices and fun training exercises for your kids to restore peace in your home.
  • How to use crates, confined spaces, chew-proof tethers, and more to set-up your rescue dog for success while he’s learning to chew his toys (and only his toys).
  • Troubleshooting tips including time-outs and how to use them productively.
  • Money-saving advice, so you don’t buy ineffective (or unsafe) toys and bones for chew-toy training.
  • Critical information on how to determine aggressive behavior vs. non-aggressive behavior.

Pleasure to Meet You Program
Introduce Your Rescue Dog at the Right Pace with:

  • Essential instruction to help you differentiate between socialization and exposure, so you create positive associations in new situations,
  • improving your dog’s behavior.
  • Guidance on introducing other dogs, and how to encourage appropriate greetings for success.
  • Advice for acclimating dogs and cats and how to introduce pets while maintaining peace in your home.
  • How to introduce your kids to your new rescue dog, so the whole family is happy.
  • Practical tips for vet visits making essential exams less stressful.
  • Useful advice on introducing strangers, so everyone stays positive and relaxed.
  • Plan-ahead guidance for acclimating your rescue dog to new places, the right way.
Principles of Training Program
Understand Core Concepts for Faster Progress with:

  • Getting the best results utilizing positive reinforcement and why reward-based training works.
  • The importance of using Nothing for Free Program and the Premack Principle.
  • Myth buster—why trying to be your rescue dog’s alpha won’t improve his behavior.
  • What are secondary reinforcers, and how will they enhance your dog’s training progress?
  • How to talk to your rescue dog for the best training results (hint: dogs are masters at interpreting body language, slight changes in your approach make all the difference).

Please and Thank You Program
Train Efficiently Using Say Please Approach with:

  • How to use greetings (people and dog) as rewards for good behavior.
  • Well-mannered entrances and exits, at the vet’s office, dog daycare, and more.
  • Automatic sits—teach your rescue dog to sit, without being told.
  • Teaching and using the touch cue, impress guests with polite greetings.

Primary School Program
Teach Vital Skills for Good Dog Behavior with:

  • Getting your dog’s attention, the first time, with our easy-to-use approach.
  • Sit and down, when you need it—we’ll show you how to train these important cues.
  • Stay—we’ll guide you through practical exercises, so your dog stays when asked.
  • Wait—teach your rescue dog to pause (at doors, for meals, on walks, and more).
  • Leave it—train your dog to walk away from dropped food, rabbit poop, sidewalk trash, and much more.
  • Come when called—training a rock-solid recall is critical and fun. Let us show you how.
  • Relaxation exercise—we’ll coach you through a calming technique, so your rescue dog chills out while you watch TV.

Prep School Program *for best results, please teach Primary School skills first.
Train Advanced Skills for Better Dog Behavior with:

  • Hand targeting—what it is and why your dog needs to learn “touch” right now.
  • Go to your mat—we’ll show you straightforward steps, so your dog goes to his place during family meals, guest entrances, and more.
  • Advanced sit and down stay—if you want your dog to stay, at the park, when friends arrive, or on walks, we’ll show you the way.
  • Watch me—teaching essential eye contact will take your training to the next level.
  • Heeling—with our approach, your rescue dog will want to walk by your side.
  • Advanced come when called—we’ll show you how to add distractions for better recall reliability.

Promenade Program *for best results, please teach Primary School skills first.
Enhance Real-World Responses with:

  • Polite leash walking—let us guide you through simple loose leash walking steps.
  • Rules for the Road—how to maintain good behavior around vehicles, joggers, bikes, other dogs, and more.
  • Money-saving tips—with our advice, you won’t buy ineffective (or unsafe) leashes, long lines, or harnesses.

Paws on the Floor Program
Train Your Dog Not to Jump with:

  • The “Four on the Floor” technique and how to effectively use it to end jumping.
  • Alternative behaviors for busy dogs—if your dog is sitting, he’s not jumping.
  • Short-term prevention solutions for jumping while your rescue dog is learning calm behavior around dogs and people.
  • Sit and stay—train your dog to sit (politely) for greetings rather than jump around.
  • Go to Your Mat—use this vital skill during guest entrances to thwart jumping.
  • Touch—incorporate this fun skill to impress friends and family with polite greetings.

Everything You Need To Train Your Adult Dog for $149.95



We care deeply about helping ease your dog’s separation anxiety, that’s why we’ve included love-being-alone exercises in all our courses. However, dogs suffering from serious separation anxiety require a direct, one-on-one training approach.

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