Become The Ultimate Dog Geek

With over 12 hours of easy to follow video content, you'll build a great understanding of how dogs think and act, learn killer fantastic training techniques and find tonnes of ways to ensure your relationship with your dog is as good as it can be.

  • Common myths and mistakes are explained and debunked - you'd be amazed about how much of what we take for granted as "doggy truth" is actually wrong

  • Identify tell tale signs of worry and distress that will help you keep your dog away from situations in which he or she might otherwise become aggressive

  • Understand why some breeds find it more difficult to socialise and play and learn how you can help to make sure your dog has the best possible chance of making friends with other dogs and new people.

  • Practical training to help you teach your dog basic to advanced obedience skills, using the latest science backed fear free techniques. Happy dogs and happy handlers make beautiful partners, for life.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Dog Body Language Chapter 1: Dog Watching

    • Dog Watching: Scent

    • Become Fluent in Dog!

    • Firm Foundations

    • Zooming In & Behaviour in Context

    • Body Language Myths & Misconceptions

    • Introduction To The Tail

    • Tail Speed & Posture

    • Do Dogs Want Their Tummies Tickled?

    • The Eyes

    • The Ears

    • The Mouth

    • Dog Body Language Chapter 1 Retention Quiz

  • 2

    Dog Body Language Chapter 2: Calming Signals & Avoiding Aggression

    • Introduction

    • Calming Signals Part 1

    • Calming Signal Part 2

    • Aggression & Bites

    • Poses of Confidence & Relaxation

    • How To Greet A Dog

    • Dog Body Language Chapter 2 Retention Quiz

  • 3

    Dog Body Language Chapter 3: Dog Greetings & Play

    • Dog- Dog Greetings Introduction

    • The Dog Handshake

    • Greeting Strategies

    • The Approach

    • The 'Now What?'

    • Fair Play

    • Unfair Play

    • Family Play

    • Getting Involved with Dog-Dog Play

    • Dog Body Language Level 3 Retention Quiz

  • 4

    Puppy Development

    • Introduction

    • Puppy Development: 0-8 Weeks

    • 8-16 weeks: The Sensitive Phase

    • 4-6 months: Fear Phase

    • 6-18 months: Adolescence

    • What is Socialisation?

    • The Top 4 Socialisation Fails

    • What is Habituation?

    • Key Events: Early Stages

    • Key Events: Fear, Sensitive Phases & Adolescence

  • 5

    Puppy Settle In

    • Settling In Part 1

    • Settling In Part 2

    • Top 5 Settling In Tips!

    • Toilet Training

  • 6

    Training Foundations

    • Understanding Your Learner

    • The Power of NO

    • Attention Seeking

    • Luring & "This Way"

    • Clicker Introduction

    • Clicker Training Top Tips

    • Click, Sit & Down

    • Teaching your dog its name

    • Teaching Watch

    • Wait & Stay

    • Relaxation Mat Training

    • Teaching Touch

    • The Intelligence Test

    • Reliable Recall! 9 Games to revolutionise your Recall!

    • Using Punishment: Time Outs

    • Are Dogs Dominant?

    • Bonus Content! Changing undesirable behaviour

  • 7

    Force Free Harness, Muzzle, Vet Collar & Jumper Fitting!

    • Force Free Harness, Muzzle, Vet Collar & Jumper Fitting!

  • 8

    Loose Lead Walking For Life!

    • Why Dogs Pull

    • Choosing a lead

    • Teaching Close

    • Let's Walk!

    • It's Lead Time

    • Pulling Doesn't Work

    • Training without food

    • Leadwork Trouble Shooting

  • 9

    Playing with your dog

    • Motivation, Chase & Take it!

    • Bring it, Drop & Fetch

    • Common Mistakes

    • Tug Games!

    • Impulse Control With Toy Play

  • 10

    Understanding Breeds

    • Breed Drives Introduction

    • The Ancestral Dog Family

    • Breed Specific Training

  • 11

    Training Pets for Groomers & Vets

    • Course Introduction

    • Desensitisation & Counter Conditioning

    • Handling Dogs - The Vet Check

    • Picking up pets positively

    • Confidence with equipment

    • Confident Nail Clips

    • Training Using Safety Equipment

    • Teaching Chin Target

    • Teaching Flat Dog

    • Teaching Touch hold & Station Training

  • 12

    Dog Food: A Nutritionists perspective with Alison Daniel

    • Dog Food: A Nutritionists perspective with Alison Daniel

  • 13

    Dog Shopping: Food, Chews, Toys & Training Products

    • A Brief History of Dog Food, The Power of Advertising

    • The History of Nutrition

    • Choose Chews

    • Rawhide Chews

    • Natural Chews

    • Alternative Chews

    • Chewing Behaviour

    • Toys

    • Training Products

  • 14

    Prey Drive: Calm around Cats, Small animals & Birds

    • Calm around Cats, Small animals & Birds

    • Conditioning Calmness

    • Building Impulse Control

  • 15

    7 Week Puppy Class with Hannah!

    • Week 1: Hands Give Good Gifts

    • Week 2: Lovely Leadwork

    • Week 3: Obedience Basics

    • Week 4: Vet Check Tricks & Grooming

    • Week 5: Dog Body Language

    • Week 6: Proofing & Problem Solving

    • Week 7: Sports Day!

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£530.00 for over 12 hours of video content from one of the UK's top Dog Geeks!

A course designed for new and experienced owners alike, this ultimate socialisation, training and behavioural course will give you everything you need to....

Understand your dogs breed drives and body language. Create a life long bond with a super trained hound using kind, fair and effective training techniques. And get top shelf advice about dog shopping from toys to chews to nutrition!

Your Instructor

Hannah Molloy

Hannah Molloy BSc Hons is a qualified Animal Behaviourist that has trained and rehabilitated over 10,000 dogs, in 10 years using science led LIMA principles. Featured on Channel 4’s Puppy School as an expert trainer and the author of the internationally best selling dog body language encyclopaedia ‘What’s My Dog Thinking?’ Hannah is an award winning and engaging speaker for zoo’s, colleges and professional associations such as International Canine Behaviourists (ICB) and works alongside UK Parliament as a consultant in polices regarding dog and human behaviour. She graduated with a degree in Animal Behaviour in 2008 and had her dissertation published in the Journal of Applied Animal Behaviour Science, going on to work as a Zoo Keeper, an Animal Learning Co-ordinator and a Dogs Trust training and behavioural advisor before setting up her first education company and not for profit Pawfect Dogsense CIC and The Dog Education Project. Her passion for animal welfare education and communication is infectious and she has a track record of 'reliable optimism' often proving that the 'Impossible' can become 'Difficult' before it's 'Done'!