• Creating a Training Session to Maximize your Dog's Learning - Duration: 12 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Sandwiching your Training Sessions will create the optimal setting for your dog's to learn. You do this by increasing your dog's focus in phase one, then moving to your lesson while they are motiva...
  • Zola with the Opti Halti - Duration: 4 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Working Zola, a 2 year old Mastiff, who can be difficult to manage when she sees other dogs. This is her first experience using the Opti Halti.
  • Crate Training - Duration: 4 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    By utilizing the Susan Garrett's Crate Games, you are able to create a positive association with the Crate by your pup. This will greatly help your dog with impulse control that will result in mor...
  • Teddy Obstacles - Duration: 98 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    This is a tribute to Teddy, who passed away last night. He was a joy to work with and such a good pup.
  • Loose Leash Training - Duration: 8 minutes, 31 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Steps to mastering a Loose Leash Walk. It's important that before we begin, we have established a strong foundation with Engagement Training as well as teach our dog how to respond to Leash Pressure.
  • Dog Training: Engagement Lesson - Duration: 5 minutes, 40 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    How to keep your dog focused on you and motivated to respond to requests.
  • The three part series was taken from my first training session with Jessie. Her owner stated that she pulls relentlessly on the leash during a walk and if she was off leash, she would not come with called. These activities will help develop the character traits within Jessie to help her remained focused on her owner, respond to his requests, and to seek him out for enjoyment.

    Building Investment Part 3 - Duration: 9 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    I developed this three part series so dog owners could see that an "undisciplined" dog can remained engaged with their handler with the right activities. By incorporating these activities into a t...
  • Heel - Duration: 3 minutes, 16 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    Foundation work for the Heel. Reinforcing a behavior increases the likelihood the dog will repeat that behavior in the absence of food, during distractions, and over time. This is Bailey and older...
  • Relationship Games - Duration: 6 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    Using this simple interactive games within your training regimen will increase your dog's ability to focus on you, become an active learner, and increase motivation and drive. These activities bui...
  • For those handlers interested in Agility, this is an important lesson to observe when your dog is having difficulty being introduced to a new piece of equipment. The key is moving at the dog's pace, not yours.

    Foundation Work, Creating Investment Part 2 - Duration: 10 minutes, 33 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    Desensitization to new equipment, an agility jump. It's important to note that the level of success in creating an active learner with Jessie is based on the foundation built on trust. Engagement...
  • Introducing "Wait" - Duration: 4 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
  • Harness Recommendation - Duration: 4 minutes, 31 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    Mary explains why we use a harness to train puppies rather than a leash attached to a neck collar. I don't recommend using a leash and collar to train our pups until they are at least 9 months old.
  • I made this video with Dog Agility in mind. So many times I've seen handlers get frustrated working with dogs who have difficulty focusing, are easily distracted, and are reluctant to take an obstacle. Here's some tips on how to build a strong foundation to begin this work. Hope you find this useful. Make sure to watch Part 2, coming soon.

    Foundation Work, Creating Investment Part 1 - Duration: 11 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    How do we get started in creating a focused, motivated dog that is invested in us? Meet Jessie, an 18 month old Border Collie who, according to her owner, pulls him down the street and will not co...
  • Reinforcing the Recall with Cobra - Duration: 117 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    It's never too early to establish a reliable "come" command. In this video, we are working with a young puppy and incorporate "come" into a play session. By playing the "come" game 2-3 times per d...
  • CPE Snooker, How to Play the Game - Duration: 5 minutes, 43 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    This video is designed to help Beginning Dog Agility teams learn how to play the game of Snooker. The focus is on Level 1 players
  • Engagement Training: Lesson 1 - Duration: 5 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    Engagement Training, How to get started
    This is Degas' first day working with Mary. This is how to get started building the foundation to all obedience training. Capturing your dog's attention and...
  • Puppy Socialization Playtime - Duration: 7 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    When we take a puppy from his family and place him in our home, we assume the responsibility to properly socialize him to people, other dogs, and things they will encounter throughout life. This i...
  • TEDDY FIELD WORK Computer - Duration: 3 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    Demonstration working with a 10 month old Golden Retriever
  • Engagement Training An Intro - Duration: 3 minutes, 11 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    This introduction explains the power of Engagement Training in helping your dog become more responsive to obedience.
  • Foundation Training, Getting Started - Duration: 5 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    How do we get started training our puppy. Watch this first lesson of Puppy Kindergarten to learn how.
  • Resource Guarding, Using a Toy as a Reward - Duration: 9 minutes, 43 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    A wonderful reward to use with your dog is the ability to play with a toy, However, there are times when we may have trouble with our dog giving up the toy or worst yet, biting or growling when we ...
  • Dog Human Greetings - Duration: 9 minutes, 13 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    We would like to have a well behaved dog when greeting another human or another human-dog team. We need to teach our dog the behavior we expect him or her to have during this greeting. In this les...
  • Introduction of Two Dogs - Duration: 15 minutes.

    • 5 years ago
    There are some signs to watch out for when introducing two dogs. Although most dogs may adjust well during an initial contact, we, as their handlers are responsible in making sure we are respondin...
  • Tug Lesson in Real Time - Duration: 8 minutes, 24 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    The Tug Game can be an excellent reward for your dog if three things are in place. The dog plays with vigor, the dog outs the tug on command, and the dog brings the tug back to re-engage in play. ...
  • Puppy Loose Leash Walk 180 drill - Duration: 4 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    Here is a wonderful technique in training your pup to loose leash walk.
  • Agility Foundations Intro to Target Pads and Contact Zones - Duration: 3 minutes, 38 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    Agility is a complex sport that requires both participants to be in synch. We can ensure a successful introduction to agility and the many obstacles by developing a strong training foundation. Her...
  • Tug with your Puppy - Duration: 7 minutes, 24 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Tug is an enjoyable game for puppies and can be used as a reward for doing something right. It also is an interactive game that can strengthen the bond between you and your dog if it is introduced...
  • Look Command - Duration: 4 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    "Look" is a very useful tool in teaching your dog focus, impulse control, and can aid in redirecting your dog's attention when required. Making direct eye contact is not natural for many dogs so i...
  • Here are the next steps in teaching our dog to give to the pressure on the leash.

    Collar Pressure Work - Duration: 6 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Opposition Reflex is the natural tendency for dogs to resist tension on the leash by pulling in the opposite direction. How do we teach our dog to "give" to the leash so they become more responsiv...
  • Desensitization - Duration: 6 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Classical Conditioning vs Counter Classical Conditioning. We use classical conditioning when we want to build a positive association for dogs that have no association with the item or experience....
  • Conditioned Response - Duration: 6 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    We need to invest time in our training to help our dog develop reliable responses to commands such as; Come, Out, Place. Here's a few tips to develop the Conditioned Response that results in a dog...
  • Address Fear Aggression - Duration: 3 minutes, 41 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    It's so important to properly socialize your puppy but sometimes our dog develops a fear that is unintentional or we adopt a dog that has developed a fear towards an item, person, or event. Here a...
  • Preparing for Guests - Duration: 4 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Family and Friends gathering for the holidays can be stressful for your dog. Here are some tips to minimize possible negative affects of having strangers invade your dog's personal space.
  • The Recall - Duration: 4 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    What do you do with an Escape Artist?
    Emily has been repeatedly bailed out of "doggie jail" for escaping her backyard to explore the neighborhood. Her owner does not trust she will return when ...
  • Engagement Training Foundation - Duration: 5 minutes, 39 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Engagement Training is the foundation of my dog training philosophy. Learn more about how it works and why I believe it is the most effective way to train your dog
  • Luring to Train Behaviors - Duration: 4 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    A Lure can be a handy tool when trying to teach your Dog a new behavior. Here's how to get started.
  • Training your Dog Place - Duration: 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Going to his place can be rewarding for your dog if it is trained properly. Here are some tips on how to make your dog reliably to go his place.
  • Dog Training Strategies - Duration: 2 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    There are several strategies we can use to teach our dog new behaviors. Try them out and see what works best with your dog
  • Intro of a Target Stick - Duration: 4 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    A Target Stick can become a great Dog Training Tool. Here are some tips to get you started
  • Training to Learn, Getting the most from your Dog - Duration: 5 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Building a foundation for your dog to become an Active Learner. Your dog will perform with much more enthusiasm if they are not afraid to make mistakes and offer behaviors that are rewarded.
  • Boundaries in the home - Duration: 4 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Tips on how to establish rules for your dog in the home
  • Two Dog Heel Part 2 - Duration: 4 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Tips and strategies to successfully walk two dogs in the heel position
  • Two Dog Walk Pt 1 - Duration: 4 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Tips and strategies in training two dogs to heel during a walk
  • Drop it - Duration: 5 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    We use Back Chaining to teach the "Drop It" Command
  • Dealing with Problem Behaviors - Duration: 3 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Dealing with a problem behavior? Teach an alternative behavior to replace the unwanted behavior. Here, we deal with excessive jumping.
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