Basic Dog Manners Class Curriculum
Easily fill the best dog training classes in town—yours
Make teaching dog training classes easy, fun, and effective with Open Enrollment R+ Basic Manners curriculum
Why dogbiz Basic Manners
Fill your classes, and keep them that way
Teach all levels of dogs and students together
Self-contained lesson plans
Keep students coming back for more
Finish class with the same number of students you started with, and get more of those students to take your next class, too—and the one after that.
Save your time and end your stress
No more need to reinvent the wheel, piece together your classes from other trainers’ plans, rush to prep tonight’s lessons, or stress as you “wing it.
A fully planned, scripted curriculum allows you to teach easily and with confidence, and promotes professional consistency among all trainers on your staff.
Build R+ compliance in your community
Written by experienced R+ trainers and professional curriculum developers, dogbiz Basic Manners class creates enthusiastic student buy-in for positive reinforcement training.
Your students learn the skills they need with exercises designed to gently, effectively break down old training habits and commonly held myths.
Give your students better training results
Tired of hearing students complain, “He only behaves in class!”? Our real-life based curriculum teaches students how to get training success outside your classroom—where it counts most.
A focus on teaching people instead of dogs means your students learn the skills they need to handle new situations—like situational awareness, working at their dog’s level (criteria setting), and problem solving.
Basic Manners Package details
Easy to use
Fully editable and brandable
PC and Mac compatible
Designed by R+ trainers and master curriculum developers
Tried and tested by R+ trainers across the US and internationally
Materials delivered by thumb drive for easy access
Immediate delivery via download link upon request
What you get
Your Basic Manners Curriculum Package comes on a thumb drive and includes:
Fully scripted, easy to follow curriculum
Brandable student homework handbook
Assistant’s handbook (assistants not required)
Loose leash walking
Training concepts & skills include:
Fading the lure
Proofing / handling distraction
Getting & keeping focus
Rate of reinforcement
Use of voice & body
After attending dogbiz Basic Manners, your students will be able to:
- Confidently handle their dog meeting strangers and fellow canines
- Prepare and enjoy meals without the dog underfoot
- Receive visitors who marvel at their dog’s good behavior
- Take peaceful, uneventful walks through their neighborhood or park
- Enjoy their dog’s company on errands or taking a break at the coffee shop
- Work from home, read email, or enjoy a movie uninterrupted
Orientation 3 Ways:
You choose the orientation option best for your student and business:
- Traditional group setting
- One-on-one “perk” to differentiate your program (in person or online via programs like Skype or Zoom)
After the first 4 students, every Basic Manners class signup is profit for your training business.
$600 + shipping
Based on an average dog training class tuition, just 4 student registrations cover your curriculum investment and save you countless hours of class design and prep time
Or bundle your Basic Manners Curriculum and save:
Classes Success Package A
- Basic Manners Curriculum
- Puppy Curriculum
- Topics Curriculum
$1,650 (save $150)
Classes Success Package B
- Basic Manners Curriculum
- Puppy Curriculum
$1,100 (save $100)
What trainers say
“We are doing so well this year—open enrollment has been amazing. Thank you!”
–Cath Dombroski, Doggie Diplomas, Elderslie, NSW Australia
“We used to start class with 8 students and maybe finish with 3. In the past year since we started your open enrollment Basic and Puppy we have had only one student that did not complete our classes.”
–Dennis Fehling & Pamela Bigoni, Friends For Life Dog Training, Redmond, OR
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Basic Manners System Requirements & FAQ
Can I access your curriculum from my Mac and PC?
Yes. If you’re on a PC you’ll need Microsoft Word. If you’re a Mac user, you can use Word or Pages.
I have a class starting this weekend. How fast can I get my new curriculum?
What age group is your curriculum designed for?
Our Basic Manners curriculum can be used for any age from adolescence through senior dogs.
Do I have to offer open enrollment to use dogbiz curriculum?
Not at all. The dogbiz Basic Manners curriculum works just as well as a traditional sequential format with all students starting and ending class on the same dates together.