Leerburg Online University Courses


How We Manage Dogs in Our Home

How We Manage Dogs in Our Home - A Road Map to Success [FREE]

FREE | Self-Study Course, 52 Weeks, 8 Modules | Model #: UMGM-1

When most people get their first dog they have no idea how to turn that new dog (or puppy) into a calm obedient house dog. The goal of this course is to show new dog owners how we live with our 5 dogs. We will show people how we mold our dogs, by controlling the environment we put them in and then controlling their behavior once they are in a new environment.

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Instructor
Ed Frawley

Basic Dog Obedience

Basic Dog Obedience - Over 150 Videos [SELF-STUDY]

$60 | Self-Study Course, 52 Weeks, 6 Modules | Model #: U302-1

In our Basic Obedience course, students will be able to move through the course as quickly as they like.

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Instructor
Ed Frawley

Training the Touch Pads

Training the Touch Pads [SELF-STUDY]

$40 | Self-Study Course, 52 Weeks, 4 Modules | Model #UTOUCH-1

The touch pad is one of the most useful behaviors we can teach our dogs, and can assist with creating and maintaining other obedience behaviors. This course is filled with fun, easy, and crystal clear methods designed to assist with even the most difficult of dogs. Touch pads are a joy to teach, and ultra fun to maintain as well as advance all aspects of your relationship with your dog.

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Instructor
Mark Keating

Small Dogmanship - Success for your Small Dog

Small Dogmanship - Success for your Small Dog [INTERACTIVE]

$250 | Interactive Course, 52 Weeks, 6 Modules

Despite common misconceptions about small dogs, many are raised as well-trained working dogs and compete in all types of dog sports, while others work as well-trained service dogs and make amazing companions. This course aims to give you the tools, confidence, and help needed to pursue a fuller and deeper existence and relationship with your [small] dogs, as well as dispel any myths or misconceptions regarding the rearing, treatment, training education, and capability of dogs of smaller stature.

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Instructor
Josh Moran

Starting a Business Working With Animals [SELF-STUDY & INTERACTIVE]

$99 - $499 | Self-Study & Interactive Course, 52 Weeks, 6 Modules

Have you always wanted to work with animals, but didn't know where to start? You probably feel overwhelmed by all the details: where to get the necessary education, how to procure clients, how to pay your bills if it's slow, how to handle accidents, and so on. In this course you will learn how to budget for start-up costs, create a marketing plan, set rates, and when to communicate with your clients. You name it, it's in here.

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Instructor
Gary Cassera

Relationship Games [INTERACTIVE]

$250 | Interactive Course, 52 Weeks, 8 Modules

This course shows you eight games that develop and strengthen your relationship with your dog. Each incorporates the principles and techniques of reward-based training that we use with our dogs at Leerburg and teach in our DVDs. We think you’ll find that these games are fun for both you and your dog.

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Instructor
Mark Keating

Heeler's Toolbox I / Beginner [SELF-STUDY & INTERACTIVE]

$149 - $299 | Self-Study & Interactive Courses, 52 Weeks, 5 Modules

The first class in this 3-part series (Beginner) exposes students to groundwork skills and behaviors fundamental to the heeling relationship as well as core concepts necessary for preparation to more advanced stages of the training program.

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Instructor
Forrest Micke

Heeler's Toolbox II / Intermediate [SELF-STUDY & INTERACTIVE]

$149 - $299 | Self-Study & Interactive Courses, 52 Weeks, 5 Modules

The second class in this 3-part series (Intermediate) detailing the evolution of our foundation heeling skills into more advanced precision heeling concepts. Topics include: Adding Movement - Critical First Steps, Proper Use of Toy Reward, Reward Placement, Bridge Behaviors, and Touch Pads & Placeboards.

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Instructor
Forrest Micke

Heeler's Toolbox III / Advanced [INTERACTIVE]

$299 | Interactive Course, 52 Weeks, 5 Modules

The third and final class in this 3-part series (Advanced) detailing the evolution of our foundation heeling skills into more advanced precision heeling concepts. Advanced concepts include: Advanced Perch Work, Basic to Advanced Footwork and Patterns, Indirect Reward Systems, Value Transfer Concepts, and Piece Work & Sequences.

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Instructor
Forrest Micke

The Principles of Dog Training [INTERACTIVE]

$1500 | Interactive Course, 52 Weeks, 15 Modules

The Principals of Dog Training with Michael Ellis is going to give you the foundation for even the most advanced concepts in dog training. The skills learned throughout this 16 week course are going to carry over into every aspect of your training program and handler relationship. This course is for people who are looking to become dog trainers and want to learn from the best in the world. The course will give you the necessary tools to become a successful dog trainer.

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Instructor
Michael Ellis

Teaching Engagement Skills

Teaching Engagement Skills [SELF-STUDY]

$39 | Self-Study Course, 52 Weeks, 2 Modules | Model #U100-1

This 2-week self study course is dedicated entirely to teaching students what basic engagement is and how to get it with their dog!

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Instructor
Forrest Micke

New Course | Housebreaking 101 with Mark Keating

Housebreaking 101: A step by step guide [SELF-STUDY]

$40 | Self-Study Course, 52 Weeks, 3 Modules | Model #U132-1

This is a management course for new dog owners. While the emphasis of this course is on house breaking we have added several management techniques that you can implement to help develop a well-balanced dog who behaves in your home.

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Instructor
Mark Keating

Teaching Our Dogs THE RULES OF PLAY

Teaching Our Dogs THE RULES OF PLAY [SELF-STUDY]

$40 | Self-Study Course, 52 Weeks, 2 Modules | Model #U131-1

The goal of this course is teach you how to turn play into a productive tool in your dog training program. Constructive play can shape obedience behaviors, build confidence, and exercise our dogs.

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Instructor
Mark Keating

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