Top celebrity dog trainer and author of UK #1 best-selling dog books imparts 30 years of expertise in this practical course for you and your four-legged friend.
Steve will take you through puppy training, loose-lead walking, grooming, separation anxiety, the power of play, recall, emergency stops and more. He'll even dig into breed-specific behaviours, our responsibility as dog owners and how to read your dog's body language. This easy-to-follow guide will show you the best way to motivate your dog, whether it's a terrier puppy, a rescue retriever, or an older hound. It's never too late to train your dog, build invaluable trust and create a rewarding relationship for you and your dog. Steve will show you how.
As a boy, Steve walked into a local dog training class… with no dog. By 16 he’d launched his own dog training school. Now, with over 30 years’ experience, Steve's books have become the UK's number one dog training manuals. He has trained more than 100,000 dogs all over the world – in TV and film, for high-profile celebrities as well as dogs that support veterans with PTSD. Steve trains tracking dogs, security dogs as well as dogs that have suffered all manner of trauma. Steve lectures in animal behaviour and husbandry and is one of the most respected and knowledgeable dog trainers in the world.
Steve introduces his style of training and the areas you’ll be working on with your dog.
Hear about Steve’s teenage beginnings and his passion for making dogs and their owners happier.
Learn to guide your dog’s natural instincts so they play in a way that you’re both happy with.
Connect with your dog through eye contact and further training will be so much easier.
Discover when to invest in quality kit and when a simple tea towel will do the job.
Understand your responsibilities as a dog owner - to your dog, other dogs and society as a whole.
How to use eye contact to slow your dog down and prevent them pulling on the lead.
A basic but helpful move that can encourage other, more involved commands.
How to prevent visitors getting their clothes covered in enthusiastic muddy paw prints!
How to successfully shape your dog’s behaviour using positive reinforcement.
Steve teaches control and management, learning through association and consequences.
Meet Elsie the puppy, who Steve will be training throughout the course.
We all have to ‘go’. Steve’s technique shows them where and when you’d like them to.
Learn how to deal with puppy biting and how to make sure they chew the right things!
How to introduce your puppy to environments, people and other animals early on.
Learn how grooming can become a fun bonding activity for you and your dog.
Play and training can be one and the same – play is your dog’s top priority and should be yours too.
Train your dog to come when you call. This is the secret to a happy life as a dog parent!
Stop your dog in its tracks – for any reason – with this vital training tip. It could save their life.
Learn this great exercise to help with inspections, grooming and more...
Discover how dogs experience the world through their nose and how it helps build relationships.
How to work with your dog at a distance while maintaining your influence.
It might sound silly, but this is a handy exercise you will probably end up using a lot.
Warm up your dog before exercise with this little trick – particularly useful for larger breeds.
How an exercise called the rucksack walk strengthens the bond between you and your dog.
Learn to read your dog’s body language by looking at their ears, eyes, tail and vocalisation.
Recognise the signs of separation anxiety and learn techniques for overcoming the issue.
Learn about mental exercise, release and stimulation that adds so much to your dog’s well-being.
Training is a work in progress – don’t rush it. Enjoy the process and your time together.
Steve answers the Top 10 questions he commonly faces from dog owners.
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What people are saying
Great training ideas - we keep going back to the different sections to brush up on the way to train our dog.- Vaughan Allcock
Steve's ability to explain a dog's point of view and instruct in a way that I can relate to. Everything is clear, concise and easy to take away and use.- Karen Head
Amazing, I bought this last week and have it forever to go back to...who needs stressful puppy training classes when all you need is to gain trust and learn your dog's language and behaviours. My puppy has come on leaps and bounds and loose lead walks perfectly now...just gotta keep working on the recall.- Rebecca Adams
Course is amazing. The different chapters enable me to go into the sessions I need to re visit in more detail when the puppy arrives. Steve uses amazing techniques and shows you how to train your dogs using all different types of breeds so it reinforces learning. Best thing I've purchased to enable me to give my puppy the best start in life. Thank you Steve. I now feel so much more confident.- Mrs Thomas
I've tried it with my new puppy and she responds extremely well to all the course guidance, I can't recommend it highly enough, it's a master class. Very happy with the results and they are far quicker than I could ever have imagined.- Tony Meeke
The lessons are clear and simple. I love his approach to dogs as your best friend. I love seeing the lessons in action. Learn quicker by seeing an example than reading. Besides all that it's entertaining to watch!- Tanja
I adored the course and continue to reap the benefits from Steve Mann's simple, clear and wonderfully positive dog training course.- Melissa F
Quality content delivered by expert speaker.- S Jaeger
Steve explains how dogs learn in an easy to understand manner and so far, following his training advice I'm getting positive results with my 3 month old puppy.- Vanessa
Informative, good instruction and positive training. Breakdown of training into short videos is great too, to practice and pick up again.- Sandra F
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