Basic Manners Online Class 

Transform your older puppy or adult dog into a polite and well-behaved companion

Training dogs basic manners in Boise Idaho

Imagine your Dream Dog

An easy dog you can...

  • Take to the foothills
  • Bring to school pickup
  • Trust around guests

The path to your dream dog begins with our four-week online basic manners class

You will learn

  • How positive reinforcement training works
  • Problem solving skills to solve problems as they arise
  • Easy ways to set up your dog for success
  • How to understand your dog

Your dog will learn

  • To respond to your requests
  • How to learn (leading to learning more behaviors faster!)
  • Self-control
  • Basic Behaviors
  • And more!

Why Online Classes?

Online dog training classes are becoming increasingly popular—and it's easy to see why.

Convenience and Flexibility

You can participate in a class from the comfort of your own home. You don't need to rush out the door after work or drag the kids along. In fact, you can cozy up in your sweats, turn on the Instant Pot, and train your dog while dinner's cooking.

A Good Learning Environment

Let's be honest, trying to listen to instructions while handling your squirmy dog is difficult. Training online allows for deeper discussions and focused conversations, so you can actually learn.

Works for All Dogs

Online training is a great option for dogs that are reactive, anxious, or uncomfortable in new settings. But even the calmest of dogs benefit from learning new skills in familiar, distraction-free environments.

Hear from others who love our online classes...

I've taken [my dog] to an [in person] reactive dog class, but he was deemed too reactive for it, so this online format was nice. I also liked that it was several weeks long and that it provided access to a trainer to ask questions.

Haley B

Reactive to Relaxed Online Class

My favorite part was actually having classes without the dogs present so that I could focus more on the content, and I liked being able to share experiences with the others in the class.

Erin S

Reactive to Relaxed Online Class

This training was life changing for me as the human and Duke as the dog. We understand each other better and I feel more confident not only training him, but advocating for his needs in the world.

Michelle T

Reactive to Relaxed Online Class

How The Class Works


Weekly Zoom Sessions for four weeks

At our first session, you'll familiarize yourself with the class format and learn the dog training basics to set you up for success.
During the subsequent sessions, we’ll review the previous week’s homework, analyze videos of your training sessions, cover various training topics, and train our dogs.


Weekly videos and homework

In addition to the weekly sessions, you'll access carefully crafted videos and homework assignments. You will have access to the videos for a lifetime, so you can review them anytime.


Bimonthly Virtual Office Hours

You'll also have access to office hours twice a month where you can drop in and ask your trainer anything that's on your mind.

Basic Manners Online Class 

4 Weeks



  • Four weekly Zoom sessions with a certified professional dog trainer
  • Training Videos
  • Homework assignments
  • Bimonthly office hours
  • Life time video access
Next Available Classes:

    Office hours

    The first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m., MST

    The second Saturday of every month at 1:30 p.m MST


    Classes are non-refundable from the time of purchase. Please check your schedule carefully to ensure that you can commit before registering.

    What others are saying...

    [A big takeaway from the class] is that I am not the only person who struggles with a reactive dog. And that reactive dogs aren't bad or broken dogs, they may just need more understanding and time to work through some issues.

    Erin S

    Reactive to Relaxed Online Class

    Taylor is a fun teacher and she's very helpful in addressing your dog's individual needs

    Haley B

    Reactive to Relaxed Online Class

    [After taking this class], I feel like regardless of where [my dog] is at, I know at least one thing I can do for him or to the environment to help the situation

    Michelle T

    Reactive to Relaxed Online Class

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Why should I take an online dog training class?

    Dogs (and humans!) tend to learn more effectively in distraction-free environments (a.k.a your own home). You can focus on learning concepts without having to manage your wiggly pup. Plus, it’s convenient. You can have the crockpot going while you train.

    What will my dog learn in this class?

    In this class, we focus on a variety of basic commands, including loose leash walking, recall, leave-it, targeting, and more. Your dog will also learn how to learn, which will make teaching future behaviors much easier.

    Do you use aversive tools in this class (such as e-collars, choke chains, etc)?

    No. We do not use fear, pain, or intimidation—including the use of choke or prong collars or e-collars—in any of our training. Instead, we use positive-reinforcement based training. This training focuses on teaching your dog what to do, rather than what not to do. Studies have found that it’s the most effective style of training with the least potential for fall-out or negative side-effects.

    What age does my dog need to be to take this class?

    This class works for dogs of all ages and skill levels, including puppies and senior dogs. That said, it’s not specifically a puppy class and does not address common puppy concerns.

    My dog barks and lunges at other dogs or people. Is this class a good fit for me?

    No. This class is geared toward teaching basic manners. It’s not a rehabilitation class. If this describes your dog, I suggest taking our Reactive Rehabilitation online class.

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