A Propos

A Propos De Ce Cours

Taking your dog for walks conjures up wonderful images of romping through parks and enjoying quality time together. But what if you secretly dread walking the dog? Do you find excuses not to head outside for much-needed exercise for you and your furball? Does your dog pull so hard on the leash you fear he’ll pull your arm off. Walking the dog is hard work!

Know how to leash train a dog so he doesn’t jump up at strangers, leap out into traffic, eat something gross on the sidewalk, or pull you over. With our friendly dog trainer Ian Stone, you’ll soon have your puppy or older dog under control. In his easy-to-follow videos, you’ll learn how to teach a dog to walk on a leash. You’ll know what equipment you need, such as different harnesses and leashes, and go through the different training stages to leash train - including using food to teach your dog.

Enjoy a happier, healthier relationship with your dogs. Start dog leash training with Ian Stone now.

Prérequis

Holly and Hugo courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Leçons

Contenu Du Cours

Module 1: Before You Get Started
  • 1.1 Meet the trainer and course overview
  • 1.2 How to handle and use food correctly
  • 1.3 Marker training and engagement
  • 1.4 Selecting the right hardware and habituation
  • 1.5 Leash handling skills
Module 2: Building A Strong Foundation
  • 2.1 Understanding the training stages
  • 2.2 Stage 1: leash over shoulder
  • 2.3 Stage 2: leash in front and heel-sits
  • 2.4 Stage 3: heel-sits in straightaways
  • 2.5 Stage 4: say “Hello” (sit for petting)
Module 3: Moving Forward
  • 3.1 Tension control
  • 3.2 Layering distractions and moving outside
  • 3.3 Training aids
  • 3.4 Real world practice
Module 4: Polishing, Troubleshooting, And Add-ons
  • 4.1 Road construction
  • 4.2 Heel and finish maneuvers
  • 4.3 Boomerang maneuver
  • 4.4 Retractables
  • 4.5 Farewell

Carrière

A qui s'adresse ce cours ?

  • Dog guardians who want walks to be fun, not frustrating.
  • Any pet parents, whether they have a new puppy, adopted a shelter dog, or live with an older dog who does not walk nicely.
  • Anyone who walks dogs from time to time. Out-of-control dogs can be a danger to themselves, other people and traffic.
  • People who work or volunteer in animal rescue centers or shelters. Dogs pulling on the leash is one of the most common behavioral problems and could be the reason why a pet ends up in a shelter. Well-trained dogs are more likely to find their happy, forever home.
  • Dog walkers and pet sitters who want an accredited course to show their employers their commitment to animal welfare.

Perspectives de carrière

  • Study an accredited certificate course in loose leash training to become a dog walker or pet sitter.

  • Studying this accredited course will give you a competitive advantage over your rivals.

  • If you wish to find work involving handling dogs, studying this course will prove to employers that you are a serious contender.

Certification

  • Students complete each lesson in full, and answer exam questions at the end of each course module. If the pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you can download a PDF certificate of completion to recognize your achievement. 
  • The courses are accredited by ICOES, the International Council for Online Education Standards, assuring our students of our commitment to high standards of online education. Students can apply for an ICOES certificate (for a fee) on completion of a course.
  • Courses are also recognized by the CPD, Continued Professional Development, body in the UK. CPD accredited courses count towards CPD hour records and certificates are available for a fee on request.

Author

Ian Stone

Expertise: Veterinary

Ian has been educating and working in animal welfare for many years. With a Master's degree in Teaching, he is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA). He is also a certified instructor for Pet CPR and first aid, an AKC-Certified Canine Good Citizen evaluator, and a Professional Premium member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. He is owner and head instructor at Simpawtico Dog Training, LLC, and is the Canine Behavior and Training Manager for his local shelter. He lives with his wife, four dogs, and one cat in upstate New York.

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    A Propos

    A Propos De Ce Cours

    Taking your dog for walks conjures up wonderful images of romping through parks and enjoying quality time together. But what if you secretly dread walking the dog? Do you find excuses not to head outside for much-needed exercise for you and your furball? Does your dog pull so hard on the leash you fear he’ll pull your arm off. Walking the dog is hard work!

    Know how to leash train a dog so he doesn’t jump up at strangers, leap out into traffic, eat something gross on the sidewalk, or pull you over. With our friendly dog trainer Ian Stone, you’ll soon have your puppy or older dog under control. In his easy-to-follow videos, you’ll learn how to teach a dog to walk on a leash. You’ll know what equipment you need, such as different harnesses and leashes, and go through the different training stages to leash train - including using food to teach your dog.

    Enjoy a happier, healthier relationship with your dogs. Start dog leash training with Ian Stone now.

    Prérequis

    Holly and Hugo courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Leçons

    Contenu Du Cours

    Module 1: Before You Get Started
    • 1.1 Meet the trainer and course overview
    • 1.2 How to handle and use food correctly
    • 1.3 Marker training and engagement
    • 1.4 Selecting the right hardware and habituation
    • 1.5 Leash handling skills
    Module 2: Building A Strong Foundation
    • 2.1 Understanding the training stages
    • 2.2 Stage 1: leash over shoulder
    • 2.3 Stage 2: leash in front and heel-sits
    • 2.4 Stage 3: heel-sits in straightaways
    • 2.5 Stage 4: say “Hello” (sit for petting)
    Module 3: Moving Forward
    • 3.1 Tension control
    • 3.2 Layering distractions and moving outside
    • 3.3 Training aids
    • 3.4 Real world practice
    Module 4: Polishing, Troubleshooting, And Add-ons
    • 4.1 Road construction
    • 4.2 Heel and finish maneuvers
    • 4.3 Boomerang maneuver
    • 4.4 Retractables
    • 4.5 Farewell

    Carrière

    A qui s'adresse ce cours ?

    • Dog guardians who want walks to be fun, not frustrating.
    • Any pet parents, whether they have a new puppy, adopted a shelter dog, or live with an older dog who does not walk nicely.
    • Anyone who walks dogs from time to time. Out-of-control dogs can be a danger to themselves, other people and traffic.
    • People who work or volunteer in animal rescue centers or shelters. Dogs pulling on the leash is one of the most common behavioral problems and could be the reason why a pet ends up in a shelter. Well-trained dogs are more likely to find their happy, forever home.
    • Dog walkers and pet sitters who want an accredited course to show their employers their commitment to animal welfare.

    Perspectives de carrière

    • Study an accredited certificate course in loose leash training to become a dog walker or pet sitter.

    • Studying this accredited course will give you a competitive advantage over your rivals.

    • If you wish to find work involving handling dogs, studying this course will prove to employers that you are a serious contender.

    Certification

    • Students complete each lesson in full, and answer exam questions at the end of each course module. If the pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you can download a PDF certificate of completion to recognize your achievement. 
    • The courses are accredited by ICOES, the International Council for Online Education Standards, assuring our students of our commitment to high standards of online education. Students can apply for an ICOES certificate (for a fee) on completion of a course.
    • Courses are also recognized by the CPD, Continued Professional Development, body in the UK. CPD accredited courses count towards CPD hour records and certificates are available for a fee on request.

    Author

    Ian Stone

    Expertise: Veterinary

    Ian has been educating and working in animal welfare for many years. With a Master's degree in Teaching, he is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA). He is also a certified instructor for Pet CPR and first aid, an AKC-Certified Canine Good Citizen evaluator, and a Professional Premium member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. He is owner and head instructor at Simpawtico Dog Training, LLC, and is the Canine Behavior and Training Manager for his local shelter. He lives with his wife, four dogs, and one cat in upstate New York.

    1000 Students

    Remboursement

    Accrédité