Man in a blue hoodie giving a hand signal to a German Shepard dog training positive reinforcement at a park on green grass
24 students


Mat Work (mandatory)
Leash Skills (recommended)


After completion of this course, continue with Heel Work


This course will show you how to establish and maintain strong, reliable responses to verbal cues and hand signals.


  • Learn how to establish and maintain strong responses to verbal cues and hand signals
  • Learn the most common mistakes that can “poison” your cues.
  • Learn when to use a verbal cue and when to focus on communication with body language and movement.


Alyssa Rose, CPDT-KA is a certified professional dog trainer and behavior specialist. In 2009 she created Legends Dog Training in order to help people create and implement training plans for dogs that exhibited fearful, anxious, hyperactive or aggressive behavior. Alyssa uses a specialized approach to behavior modification that focuses on establishing a base which can be systematically built upon with real world challenges. Eleven years later, she is now offering an online course for behavior modification that allows people to get to the root cause of their dog's behavioral challenges.

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