Fundamentals of Dog Training & Behavior Course
$299 for LIFETIME ACCESS
$149 with promo code HOLIDAY
The Fundamentals of Dog Training & Behavior Course includes:
Get a full refund of your Fundamentals Course tuition if you choose to enroll in the Dog Trainer Course later!
Graduates of VSA’s Fundamentals course earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through various credentialing organizations. For more info about CEU’s please contact VSA.
Introduction to Positive Training
This module includes an orientation to VSA’s Student Learning Center and then digs straight into the building blocks of dog training. Led by Victoria herself, this module sets the stage for a powerful learning experience through rich, 100% instructor-led HD video lessons.
Understanding Your Dog
Beginning with an exploration of the canine senses, brain and cognition, this module then shifts to the ‘Learning to Speak Dog’ chapter where you’ll learn how dogs communicate and ways to more clearly ‘read’ your dog. Finally you make the final preparations for active training in the ‘Keys to Successful Training’ chapter during which you’ll hear from Victoria on one of her favorite dog training topics: the power of choice.
Dog Training Foundations
This is where the rubber meets the road and you begin applying everything you’ve learned to make positive changes in your dog’s behavior. By focusing on a clear and user-friendly path to training success, you’ll be guided to the finish line where you’ll be prepared to tackle challenging behaviors and provide the most enriching experience for your dogs moving forward.
You’ll also find a bonus sneak peek of VSA’s flagship Dog Trainer Course (including its In-Person Track), featuring sample lessons and behind-the-curtain looks at what makes the VSA learning experience so different.