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Dog Training At Home - Flex Class from Northshore Canine Academy.

This is a flexible course which will teach students how to obedience train their dog at home! All skill levels welcome!
Amber Arnold
43 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 16 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Class Experience

In this 4-week course, students will learn how to work with their dogs and teach basic obedience at home! 

Students will learn how to teach their dogs 

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Implied Stay

This class will discuss a variety of different training techniques and tools. Marker (clicker) training will also be taught. Each week, students will be shown training techniques and given homework to complete. They will be invited to upload videos of working sessions with their dogs for instructor review/guidance/tips. 

Week 1:  Students will learn what motivates dogs to work, or in a sense, what their “paycheck” is. Clicker training (marker training) will be taught and the markers will be charge (giving meaning to the marker words.) No two dogs are the same, therefore training techniques may differ. During this week, students will also be working leash pressure, focus drills and food luring into the “sit” position.  

Week 2: This week, students will build on the week prior. Students will be shown how to teach “implied stay” which is significantly different that utilizing a “stay” command. The “down” command will also be taught and used in conjunction with the implied stay.

Week 3: During this week, we will build even further on previously learned commands and markers. Students will learn to train the “place” command as well as the recall (come) command.

Week 4: This week will be used as a review/practice week to brush up on all commands learned and proof with a variety of distractions. The goal is for the dog to build duration! 

In this course, students will learn how to obedience train their dogs. For live sessions or flex courses covering common dog behaviors, as well as complicated topics such as canine safety information, decoding canine body language, understanding classical and operant conditioning, & canine psychology, please visit my other courses.
Activities may include reading materials, watching videos, completing/recording/uploading obedience sessions at home, answering discussion questions and completing quizzes
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.


Amber ArnoldDog Trainer/Rehabilitation Expert, Business Owner, Homeschool Mom
43 total reviews
39 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Amber and I am a homeschooling mom of a wonderful 9 year old daughter. While raising my daughter, I attended McNeese State University where I earned a Bachelor's of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor's degree in... 
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