Basic Training Resources

These resources are a basic jumping off point. There are many different methods to teaching a dog each of these skills. If you do need further help, please see our list of recommendations for trainers here.

Getting Your Dogs Attention – The best way for your dog to communicate they are paying attention to you is with eye contact. This guide gives steps on reinforcing that communication.



“Touch” a Target

Go to Bed or Place

Leave an Item Alone

Drop an Item

Come When Called

Loose Leash Walking

Improving How Your Dog Responds to Cues – Tips to help your dog generalize new commands in different situations.