Online Dog Training

How does online dog training work? Check out our video or sign up and register for our free course to see what it's all about.

Features

Leerburg Online University is a one of a kind dog training website. With us, you get best dog training experts in the world right in your home, or in the palm of your hand when you use your mobile device.

  • Video Upload

    Upload videos of your training sessions so you can get feedback from our instructors on your technique and progress.

  • Live Video Chats

    Weekly live chats with our instructors and your fellow students. Get to ask questions and discuss dog training live during the session and in the chat room.

  • DISCUSSION FORUMS

    Discuss the course material with other students in our discussion forums. Give one another tips and advice on training methods, and help each other succeed.

  • PRIVATE MESSAGING

    Use our private messaging system to communicate directly with instructors and classmates.

  • VIDEO & ARTICLES

    Learn from professionally shot videos and detailed articles. Watch and read from the comfort of your home computer, or on the go from your phone or tablet.

  • ONLINE TESTS

    Take online tests to make sure you know your stuff. Some times tests are as simple as reflecting on what you’ve learned in the course.

  • CERTIFICATES

    Upon completion of a course, you will receive a personalized Certificate of Completion signed by your instructor. Proudly display it in your home to show off your new skills!

Updated with all new content for 2018!
with instructor Ed Frawley
A self-study course for learning and implementing the philosophy of reward based training. Great for beginners and experienced trainers alike.

Courses

The following are only a small selection of our entire course offerings. View our Course Catalog to see more.

How We Manage Dogs in Our Home [FREE SELF-STUDY]

Learn the skills to managing a home with multiple dogs or new dogs with methods that help mold dog behavior and control their environment.

FREE
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Basic Dog Obedience | 2018 Update [SELF-STUDY]

An introduction to basic dog obedience for novice and inexperienced dog trainers, with a focus on simple commands and a reward-based training system.

Housebreaking 101: A Step-by-step Guide [SELF-STUDY]

Learn how to housebreak your new dog (or old dog), plus several management techniques that you can implement to help develop a well-balanced dog who behaves in your home.

An Introduction to Dog Training [SELF-STUDY]

A simple approach to dog training. By the end of this class you will have a solid foundation and a ton of information to take your training program to the next level.

The Principles of Dog Training [INTERACTIVE]

Train with world-renowned dog trainer Michael Ellis from the comfort of your home. The skills learned throughout this 16-week course carry over into every aspect of your training program.

$1500
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Leash Reactivity [SELF-STUDY]

This course specifically focuses on teaching dog trainers how to manage dogs that lunge, pull, and bark while on a leash. It can serve as a starting point for addressing general aggressive dog behaviors.

Loose Leash Walking [SELF-STUDY]

Learn how to teach your dog to walk calmy and comfortably with you on a leash. Great for dog owners and beginners in dog training.

Teaching Engagement Skills [SELF-STUDY]

Learn how to encourage your dog to train and instill engagement with you as a basis for advanced obedience training.

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

The first class in a 3-part series. Learn the groundwork skills and behaviors fundamental to the heeling relationship as well as core concepts necessary for preparation to more advanced training stages.

$149
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Drive Development for Competition Obedience [SELF-STUDY]

This is an entry level course designed to teach students the essential concepts to maximize a dog's drive for obedience work and the initial steps critical for advancement.

Training the Retrieve [SELF-STUDY]

This course covers all of the foundational skills needed to train the formal retrieve as well as some common challenges trainers may face and techniques to troubleshoot those challenges.

Introduction To Rally Obedience [SELF-STUDY]

This course is designed to help jump start handlers into the fun sport of rally obedience.

Obedience Training for the Small Dog [SELF-STUDY]

This course aims to give you the tools, confidence, and help needed to help your relationship with your [small] dogs, as well as dispel any misconceptions regarding the training and capability of small dogs.

Developing Your Gun Dog Puppy [SELF-STUDY]

This course is designed to help you build a strong foundation for your new gun dog puppy. We believe that building an active, eager, bold and confident training partner is the first step towards having a great hunting dog.

From the Rescue to the Home [SELF-STUDY]

This course is designed to help dog owners introduce a rescue dog or adult dog into a new lifestyle. It covers proper socialization, behavior problem prevention, obedience, and much more.

Remote Collar Basics [SELF-STUDY]

This course teaches trainers how to properly and successfully incorporate the remote collar into your training.

Testimonials

“This course opened my eyes to how much of my dogs "behavioral problems" were a direct result of my poor management...Thank you for not only opening my eyes to how poor my management was but also giving me the ability to look at situations and respond in a whole new way.”

- Jennifer, on How We Manage Dogs in Our Home

“I really did enjoy this course, it was easy to follow and gives heaps of information. Being able to talk about issues that are happening between classmates and having the input from the course instructor really cemented the growth of knowledge.”

- Laura, on The Heeler's Toolbox I / Beginner

Meet Our Instructors

  • Ed Frawley

    Founder of Leerburg and former dog breeder and K9 unit trainer.

  • Michael Ellis

    Internationally renowned dog trainer and teacher with 30 years of experience.

  • Forrest Micke

    Professional dog trainer who specializes in competitive obedience and interactive play.

  • Mark Keating

    Professional dog trainer since 1998 specializing in obedience, agility, and protection work.

  • Tyler Muto

    Professional dog trainer who specializes in obedience and behavior modification.

  • Josh Moran

    Professional dog trainer who specializes in pet dogs and small dog training.

  • Ed Frawley

    Founder of Leerburg and former dog breeder and K9 unit trainer.

  • Michael Ellis

    Internationally renowned dog trainer and teacher with 30 years of experience.

  • Forrest Micke

    Professional dog trainer who specializes in competitive obedience and interactive play.

  • Mark Keating

    Professional dog trainer since 1998 specializing in obedience, agility, and protection work.

  • Tyler Muto

    Professional dog trainer who specializes in obedience and behavior modification.

  • Josh Moran

    Professional dog trainer who specializes in pet dogs and small dog training.

Enroll in a free course

For a limited time enroll in:
with Ed Frawley for free!
In this class you’ll get:
  • Access to a complete course with 8 modules
  • Over 30+ videos and detailed course material
  • The flexibility to work at your own pace
  • The chance to try online dog training risk free!