From Puppy To Dog Training

The Complete Dog Obedience Training Course To A Fantastic Life With Your Dog.
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  • Length 6 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Everything you need to know to make owning a dog or a puppy a success. Whether you are thinking about getting a puppy or a rescue dog, you just got one or you have an older dog and would like to train them properly then this course is for you!

The course "From Puppy To Dog Training" follows the natural process from when you first think about getting a dog all the way to a fully trained well behaved dog. This course will help you avoid a lot of the common mistakes, help you understand why your dog behaves the way it does and how to achieve the most out of life with your dog.

PLEASE NOTE: This course does NOT include the Classic Beginner Dog Training classes. It does however go much deeper than that: it is FOUNDATIONAL, the core training of everyday life. Just like with children you can teach them how to take their first steps or tie their shoes, but without proper foundational training your child will still misbehave, not listen and even disrespect you. It's nice to make your dog sit, stay, come, heel etc. But outside of that, how would you get your dog to actually behave? This course goes over that.

Here are some of the things you will learn in this course:

  • 5 Crucial things to consider before getting a dog or puppy.
  • How to choose the right dog or puppy for you and your family.
  • What to expect when bringing your puppy home and 3 things you absolutely cannot do in the first few weeks.
  • The one trick that will supercharge the potty training process for your dog.
  • When NOT to get a rescue dog.
  • The 7 Principles to Success in Training Your Dog.
  • How to introduce a puppy to your other pet(s).
  • The one crucial issue that can break the fundamentals.
  • How to train your puppy in an apartment or condo.
  • The best ways to care for your dog.

By following this video course step-by-step you will encounter the most effective ways to training your dog through practical application that is based on real life solutions for the every day person.

What are the requirements?

  • Students should be willing to analyze their own lifestyle as well as apply the advice presented in this course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Determine if owning a dog is the right thing for your family
  • Choose the right dog for your family
  • Enjoy a much more peaceful life with your dog
  • Potty train your dog in 3-5 days
  • Understand the 7 Principles to Success in Training your Dog
  • Eliminate and correct unwanted behaviour
  • Train your dog effectively from puppy to adulthood

Who is the target audience?

  • From Puppy to Dog Training is meant for students who are looking to get a dog, those who have recently adopted a puppy or those who have a dog in need of training.
  • The course is meant for the every day person who wants the best life possible with their dog.
  • Students must be willing to make lifestyle changes when necessary for best results.
  • This course is not for students who are looking to teach their dog agility tricks.
  • This course does NOT contain the Classic Beginner Dog Training.

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Overview

Course Introduction

The focus of the course is on YOU understanding all the different situations you may end up in and their solutions. So to prevent distractions you will not see many puppies in the course itself, other than in the Dog Training Classes.

This course is designed to be a complete dog training course for the every day person and is based on real life experiences, real life problems and real life solutions.

Each video in the course has a little summary at the end of the video to quickly recap some of the important points of the video.

Sometimes there will be some additional information in there so make sure you read it.

Section 2: Before You Get A Dog

Don't Get Caught Up In The Hype

Everything you need to know to avoid getting caught up in the hype!


Narrowing Down Your Choices

When considering a dog there are a few things you should discuss.

Find out what they are here.



There is a lot more to allergies and dogs than "hypo-allergenic" or not.

All the useful tips and advice on what to do and what to avoid.



Find out what limitations can be placed on you when you are considering getting a new dog or puppy.


Home Preparations

Time to puppy proof your home!

List Of Toxic Substances To Dogs
2 pages
5 questions

A few questions to ask yourself to see if you are ready to get a dog.

Section 3: Buying Your Puppy Or Rescue Dog

Where To Look

How to narrow down the options when looking for a new dog or puppy.


Buying Your Puppy

It's important to take your time when choosing a puppy. It's a long term commitment. Don't you want to make sure it's the right one?


Buying An Older Dog

There is a lot to consider when buying an older dog.

Find out what you need to know and what you absolutely MUST AVOID.

Section 4: Bringing The Puppy Home

What To Buy Before You Bring Your Puppy Home

Find all the useful tips before you bring your puppy home.

"What To Buy" Checklist
1 page

How To Take Your Puppy Home

This is one of the most commonly asked questions!

Find the answer here.


Choosing The Right Dog Food

Outlined here are some useful tips to choosing the right food.

For unbiased expert advice visit:


Introduction To Walking Your Puppy

Learn the best ways to walk your dog and what you must absolutely AVOID doing!


Naming Your Puppy

If you have trouble naming your puppy, observe your puppy for a few days and maybe a name will come to mind.

If you're all out of ideas, check out our website for inspiration:


Your First Vet Visit

What is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED as well as VERY CRUCIAL to know!


Introducing Your Puppy To Other Pets

How and when to do this with the utmost success!

Section 5: Pre-Training

Feeding Your Puppy

Find out the best ways to feed your puppy and how to avoid common mistakes.


When Can I Give Treats?

A lot of people love giving treats to their dog.

But is this a good option? Find out more here.


Important Family Discussion

Sit down and discuss a few house rules. Find out what you need to discuss here.


Puppy Proof Your Home

It's time to puppy proof your home, if you have not done this already.

Find out all the things you will need to do here.

Section 6: Fundamentals

Understanding The 7 Principles

In order to be successful in training your dog and having them behave the way you want them to, it often means you have to make some adjustments in your life.

Check out the video for more information!


Who's The Alpha?

What does this mean and why is it so important to your life with your dog?


Physical And Invisible Boundaries

You should have some boundaries in place for your dog, whether physical boundaries or invisible ones.

A dog that feels safe and secure is a happy dog.



Communication with your dog is very important because you need to make your dog understand what is expected of him.

Positive re-enforcement/re-direction is the best way to adjust negative or bad behaviour.


Disciplining Your Dog

If your dog is misbehaving, there is a reason for it.

Learn the best ways to help your dog be the best he can be!


The Most Important Principle

Please watch for all the important details!



Dogs love our attention. Period.

Check out some good tips on making this work, no matter your life style.



Dogs love structure. Watch the video for great tips on how to create a working structure within your home.

Section 7: Potty Training

Crate Training

Crate training will greatly speed up the potty training for a puppy.


My Secret Jump Start Method

Excellent tips for the fastest potty training for your puppy!


Potty Training In An Apartment Or Condo

Potty training in a multiple dwelling unit can be a bit of a challenge, as the puppy needs to eliminate quite frequently in the beginning.

Here are the tips and tricks to make apartment or condo training a success!


Puppy Safety

Puppies are puppies and will get into things. Learn the best ways to keeping them safe inside and out of your home.

Section 8: Behavioural Training

Train Your Puppy Right, Right Now

Start training your puppy or dog from the moment it's yours. You'll have your puppy trained the right way the first time.


Walking Your Puppy

You may think you can pick up a new puppy and walk it right away.

Here are the things you NEED to know BEFORE you take your puppy for its first walk.


Stop The Biting

Puppies love being around us, but they don't always know how to express that, some even bite a lot, to a point where it becomes very frustrating.

So how do we stop them from biting?

Watch for all the tips and best ways to get your puppy to stop biting.


Growling With The Intent To Bite Or Attack

When your dog is growling a lot you have to figure out WHY and WHEN it is happening to come up with a solution, as growling may turn into aggression and biting.

See if you're able to find out the why in this video.



Puppies go through a teething and chewing stage. Learn the best ways to get through it with ease.



If your dog is digging in your yard and you don't want them to do this, you may have to ask yourself this question...



Dogs bark for many reasons. Figure out WHY and WHEN your dog is constantly barking.



Learn the best ways to stop your dog from jumping.

Section 9: Healthy Puppy

Grooming, Brushing & Bathing

Find out the best WHEN and HOW of brushing, bathing etc.


Pet Insurance

Many pet insurance companies will allow you to pick your own monthly payment, but that will affect your deductible and/or the percentage of their coverage. Not every company will cover 100%, some may cover 80% or even less.


Puppy Maintenance

The day to day care of your puppy or dog.

Section 10: Other Things To Consider

Considering A Rescue Dog

If you are able to, please consider a dog from a shelter or from a family who no longer is able to take care of a dog and save a life!

Learn when NOT to get a rescue dog and WHY!


Playtime Is Over

When your dog is having fun and is running around loose, calling them and making them come to you when playtime is over may become a negative thing if that's the only time they need to come to you.

Find out how to avoid this.


Registering Your Dog

Find out the legal restrictions you must abide by within your local community.



Find out about microchipping your dog. What is it, why is it important and when should you do this.


Exercising/Jogging With Your Puppy

Find out if it is okay to run with your puppy, when to start and what potential problems can arise.


Crucial Issues At Home

This is an extremely important video! Do not overlook this one!


Frequently Asked Questions Video

This video course has been designed to help you understand and train your dog from a real life, every day person perspective. The course provides many practical applications.

However there are too many different scenarios out there to accommodate everybody in this course. Most problems are solved by applying the 7 principles. You can train your dog all you want but it's the owner and not the dog that has to make changes.

We have prepared an ever-growing FAQ section on our website. You can ask your questions there and we will try to answer them when time allows and if it is relevant to the course.

Check out the FAQ section on our website:


When Is The Best Time To Start Doggie Class?

There are many different views on when is the best time to start classes. Here are some helpful tips.

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Instructor Biography

Berry Van Loenen, Dog Expert & Trainer at Curious Puppies

As an instructor, Berry van Loenen is consistently praised for his accurate teaching abilities and his honest and up front nature. Because of his love and passion for dogs and his love for teaching new pet owners, he is often called "The Dog Owner Whisperer".

Berry has been educating dog owners on how to train their dogs effectively since 2007. Together with his wife, Leanne, they operate Curious Puppies, a Pet Adoption Service. Since its conception they have changed the lives of hundreds of families and helped make their homes a happier place.

The Curious Puppies website provides lots of helpful information, tips and tricks and frequently asked questions for anyone looking to get a puppy or a rescue dog.

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