Course benefits

This course has been developed by our award winning trainer Louise using jargon free, approachable training methods. The course is packed full of knowledge so you understand the 'why' as well as the 'how', creating a fun & happy environment for both and your puppy. If you are worried about seeing videos of previously trained dogs, this course is the complete opposite. You will train alongside Louise and her puppy Luna in real time, showing hands on training methods as well as real life examples of what to do when things aren't perfect. Setting you up for success to achieve long term results!

  • Lifetime access

  • Facebook support group

  • Award winning training

  • Access to 121 support

  • Force free, positive reinforcement methods

  • Learn on both desktop & mobile

  • Course downloads

  • Peer reviewed and qualified

Course content

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    • Food

    • Exercise

    • Teeth cleaning

    • Puppy handling

    • Getting used to towel drying

    • Collar vs harness

    • Introducing the collar

    • Introducing a harness

    • Different style of harnesses

    • Introducing a lead - part 1

    • Introducing a lead - part 2

    • Introducing a lead - part 3

    • End of module quiz - the foundations

  3. 4
    • What is it?

    • Why we use it

    • End of module quiz - Positive reinforcement

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    • Introduction

      FREE PREVIEW
    • The signs of separation anxiety

    • Secure Attachment

    • How to prevent - part 1

    • How to prevent - part 2

    • End of module quiz - Preventing separation anxiety

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    • Intro

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Reasons for crate training

    • Building a positive association

    • When not to use a crate

    • Toilet training & nighttime

    • Troubleshooting

    • End of module quiz - Crate training

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    • Why puppies jump up

    • Techniques to prevent it

    • End of module quiz - Jumping up

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    • Intro

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Mouthing - what is it and why do puppies do it

    • Mouthing - what to do

    • Chewing

    • Teething

    • Troubleshooting

    • End of module quiz - Mouthing, chewing & teething

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    • Introduction to clickers & marker words

    • Clicker - Practice

    • When to stop using clicker/marker words

    • End of module quiz - Clicker/marker words

  12. 13
    • Please watch this

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    • Introduction to sit - part 1

    • Introduction to sit - part 2

    • Sit practice

    • End of module quiz - Sit

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    • Introduction to drop

    • Drop - Game

    • End of module quiz - Drop

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    • Introduction to Loose Lead Walking

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Loose Lead Walking - Introduction Quiz

    • Practice in the garden - part 1

    • Practice in the garden - part 2

    • The leaving routine - part 1

    • The leaving routine - part 2

    • The leaving routine - part 3

    • Loose Lead Walking - Halfway Quiz

    • Walking outside - first steps

    • Walking outside - scenario 1

    • Walking outside - scenario 2

    • Walking outside - scenario 3

    • End of module quiz - Loose lead walking

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    • Introduction to recall

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Introducing the recall command

    • Practice in the garden

    • Recall ping pong

    • Putting recall into practice - part 1

    • Recall game

    • Putting recall into practice - part 2

    • Putting recall into practice - part 3

    • Troubleshooting

    • When to stop using a long line

    • End of module quiz - recall

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    • Introduction to down

    • Practice - part 1

    • Practice - part 2

    • End of module quiz - Down

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    • Emergency reset

    • Help - This is harder than i thought!

    • Training regression

    • Help - my puppy is a teenager!

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    • Congratulations! Here's what's next...

    • Feedback - Complete Puppy Course

  • Over 100 video lessons

    The course features over 100 short video lessons, to keep learning easy, bite sized and manageable.

  • Multiple choice quizzes

    Test your learning at every step with multiple choice quizzes.

  • Certificate of completion

    Show off all the hard work you have put in with a certificate of completion.

Get started on your training journey now!

Prevent common puppy problems from even occurring

Meet Louise

Louise believes in working alongside our dogs developing a partnership by using kind and science backed methods to provide a rock solid foundation for long term results. Louise achieves this through teaching easy to follow techniques and giving dog guardians a deeper understanding of how our dogs learn, why they exhibit certain behaviours and how to ensure a trusting relationship that lasts a lifetime. Louise uses only force free, positive reinforcement training methods and is a proud member and registered Canine Training Professional of the Pet Professional Guild. She holds multiple qualifications and keeps up with ongoing learning throughout each year to ensure she is continually up to date in the latest science backed methods.

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5 star rating

Really Helpful Course

Claire Probert

I found this course really helpful, was good to see the crate/pen setup, I love the checklists.

I found this course really helpful, was good to see the crate/pen setup, I love the checklists.

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Toilet Training Short Course

Shirley Pearson

Thank you Canine Friends. I found this course really helpful and I learnt more than I thought I would! I'll definitely be signing up for the complete puppy c...

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Thank you Canine Friends. I found this course really helpful and I learnt more than I thought I would! I'll definitely be signing up for the complete puppy course.

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Puppy prep

Shirley Pearson

What a great free course! I was surprised how much was included. Really helpful, thank you

What a great free course! I was surprised how much was included. Really helpful, thank you

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