Super Good Manners

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This is an introduction to the whole video series. The objective here is to have a well-trained dog that can be an enjoyable member of the family. See this lesson and more on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
Having good eye contact with your dog is always important. You should always expect your dog to look at you during commands. See this lesson and more on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
You'd think holding a leash is no big deal. Wrong! You need proper leash position to control your dog to the best of your ability. This is important for all of the commands we'll be showing you. The full lesson is on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
Any training starts with having the right equipment. Dog training is no different. Here are some prerequisites for general obedience training. See this lesson and more on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
Not only does your dog need equipment to train, but also you do. We'll give you examples of the clothing and attitude you'll need to be a successful dog trainer. See this lesson and more on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
Don't just let your dog bolt from a sit, down or stay command, teach him the 1-2-3 command. See this lesson and more on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
This lesson includes the call-to-come outside. You may want to learn the call-to-come inside before you ever try to teach it outside. This command is very important for the safety of your dog. The call-to-come inside is available on the DVD at http://teachthatdog.com.
The call-to-come game is a fun way for your whole family to teach your dog the call-to-come command inside. See this lesson and more on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
The Go Around gets your dog on the correct side (usually the left). Here we'll show you the basic introduction. The rest is on the DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
A fun way to practice heeling is to heel around objects both inside and outside. Here's a look at some ideas. Look for this and more commands on the Super Good Manners! DVD at http://teachthatdog.com.
Having your dog heel nicely by your side makes for very pleasurable walks. Learn some of the techniques here. The full lesson is on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
When you're walking, at different points during your walk you'll want your dog to walk at different speeds. Here are some examples. See this lesson and more on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
You've got to learn turns while you're heeling your dog, otherwise you'd walk straight forever and never get back home. Here we'll show you left turns and right turns. The Super Good Manners! DVD includes u-turns, problems and solutions, and learning to weave around objects, a great way to practice the heeling command with turns.
The sit with a helping hand is the first way you will teach your dog to sit. It's the easiest and it will give you a foundation for more advanced sit commands. The whole command is on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
Treats are a great motivator when it comes to training your dog, but you need to use them correctly to get the most benefit. On the DVD you learn the "Sit with a Treat" command which gives you one more trick in your repertoire to get your dog to sit.
After you teach your dog the sit command the down command is next. The DVD includes four methods to teach the down command. The "place method" is covered here. The full lesson is on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
Most commands have a hand signal to visually clue your dog in. You'll be using the sit command most, so it behooves you to know this hand signal. Get a preview of it here then buy our Super Good Manners! DVD at http://teachthatdog.com.
When you teach your dog to stay, you must first start with a leash. Then you move on to off-leash work. The stay command is a very important one and here you will learn how to do it correctly. The sit-stay and down-stay are covered on the Super Good Manners!
Once you've mastered the sit-stay on a 6-foot leash, you'll need to ramp it up to distances of 20-feet and even more. This video will give you a little taste of what's involved. To see more, buy the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.
With so many distractions out there: people, animals, cars, noise, etc., your dog needs to focus on one thing: Staying! This excerpt shows how easily you can train your dog to do it. The full lesson is on the Super Good Manners! DVD available at http://teachthatdog.com.