Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Good Dog Training!

    • Meet Your Instructor

    • What's to Come

  • 2

    Getting Started

    • A Brief History of Modern Dog Training

    • "Good" Dogs and "Good" Dog Training

    • You Know More Than You Think You Do

  • 3

    Learning By Association

    • Classical Conditioning: An Introduction

    • Understanding Socialization

    • Criteria Zero

  • 4

    Learning By Consequence

    • Operant Conditioning: An Introduction

    • Positive Reinforcement

    • Negative Punishment

    • Positive Punishment

    • Negative Reinforcement

    • Getting Rid of Behaviors

  • 5

    The Dog Training Triad

    • Management: Managing Space

    • Management: Managing Time

    • Management: Managing Energy

    • Management for House Training

    • Choosing Rewards

    • Timing

  • 6

    Putting It All Together

    • Getting Behaviors

    • Training Touch

    • Adding the Cue

  • 7

    Next steps

    • What's Next?

    • Before you go...

    • Good Dog Training transcript

    • Good Dog Training textbook