Course curriculum

  • 1

    Week 1

  • 2

    Week 2

    • Sit/Down- Stay

    • Chin Rest- Adding Duration & Eye Contact

    • Nail Trim Protocol

    • Play Dead- How to Teach

    • Place- Adding Distractions

    • Heeling- Fading Lure with Distractions

    • Pivoting- More Rotation

    • Door Etiquette- Open Doorway

    • Greeting- Neutral to Approach

  • 3

    Week 3

    • Sit/Down- Stay- Adding Duration with Distance

    • Sit/Down- Stay while Leash is put On/Off

    • Chin Rest- Add Hand Movement & Someone Approaching

    • Play Dead- Head Position

    • Relaxation- At a Distance From You

    • Leave it- Proofing for Real Life

    • Place- Real Life Distractions

    • Heeling- Adding Leave it to the Walk

    • Pivoting- Opposite Direction

    • Door Etiquette- Opening Door

    • Greeting- Sit- No Jumping!

  • 4

    Week 4

    • Sit/Down- Stay with Distractions

    • Sit/Down Stay- Sit in Chair

    • Chin Rest- Adding Touch or Petting

    • Play Dead- Stillness

    • Come- Proofing for Real Life

    • Place- Send Away!

    • Heeling- Around Objects, People, & Through Crowds

    • Pivoting- Toward Heel Position

    • Door Etiquette- Walking through Doorway First

  • 5

    Week 5

    • Chin Rest- Examination/Cooperative Care

    • Play Dead- Examination

    • Place- When People Come Over

    • Heeling- Passed People/Dogs/Bicyclists

    • Pivoting- Into Heel Off Platform

    • Door Etiquette- Automatic Sit at Doorway

    • Test your Real Life Skills!

    • CGC Run Through