Having more time at home offers up the opportunity for pet owners to spend quality time, which can include playing, exercise and training. There are many different options online for training, many with expertise and the qualifications to help you. We have rounded up some of the best online sources for pet training, whether you are just starting the process with a puppy, cat or parrot or wanting to build on classes you have already had with an older dog.
Good as Gold K9 School
They have been in the business of dog training for 21 years, and offer a variety of different classes, from puppy training, obedience, rally obedience and agility. They are posting “Opportunity Training” videos on their Facebook page as they see this time of social distancing as a way for a dog owner to work on different training techniques with their dog, no matter the age.
McCann professional dog trainers have over 36 years of experience working with families to train their dogs. Their instructors, whether they’re full or part-time, are here to help you teach your dog to have good manners and skills. Their skills are broad and deep, reaching well beyond the scope of general obedience. These trainers and their dogs actively participate in agility, flyball, obedience, field work, herding and lure-coursing competitions, to name just a few.
They have a few online options for training online:
- Their Online Home School https://mydogcan.mccanndogs.com
- Training tips on their Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/mccanndogs
- Training tips on their Blog https://mccanndogs.com/blog
Emily Larlham is a world renowned dog training expert, and on her YouTube channel she shares her knowledge in simple, step-by-step videos. There are many free videos available, and there is the option to join as an exclusive member to receive access to videos and information not available to the public
Watch Chirag Patel, who is a soft-spoken trainer as he using his “out of the box” techniques to teach you new ways to train and help your pet, whether you have a dog, cat parrot or turtle.
The Karen Pryor Clicker Training was founded in 2001, and has become a leader in the field of animal training. Using a marker-based positive reinforcement or clicker training technique as an effective, safe and humane way to teach your pet (cat or dog) any behaviour.
CBC Life’s Dog Training Series
Danielle Hodges is a certified professional dog trainer and created the dog training series with CBC Life. The YouTube channel offers a variety of different instructional videos that are short and easy to follow.
The Dog Trainer, Quick and Dirty Tips
Jolanta Benal is a professional dog trainer providing clear and simple explanations in articles that are informative and easy to read. Her articles cover a wide range of topics, so you should be able to find any training answer you are looking for.
Looking to purchase training books to help you at home? While Amazon or Chapters may have a great selection, what are the better ones to choose? Dogwise is the website many professional dog trainers go to and order their materials from. With a selection of DVD’s, books, online webinars or CD’s, you will find what you need to assist with your level of training expertise.