On this page you can purchase selected self study classes for $50 per class.  When you buy a self study class, the lectures will appear directly in your library, under the "Self Study classes" heading.  Self Study classes do not have the forums.  You will not have any access to the course instructor for questions or feedback.  Please note there are not refunds on self study classes so please review all the information provided carefully before purchasing.

You will have access to these materials in your library for one year from the date of enrollment.   You can keep your library pass current by enrolling in at least one course a year.  Alternatively, you can purchase a library pass for $50 per year for as long as you wish to have access to prior class materials. 

DS230: Conformation Skillbuilding 1

Instructor: Sue Ailsby "Conformation classes" usually involve a lot of walking around in circles, stopping, and showing your dog's teeth to somebody. That's fine as far as it...

Sue Ailsby(Faculty)

OB570: Fantastic Fronts and Finishes

Instructor: Hannah Branigan Fronts and finishes are found in every level of obedience and rally, and the points really start adding up!  This class is intended for both...

Hannah Branigan(Faculty)

FE260: I’m just little! Foundation skills for smaller competition dogs

Instructor: Denise Fenzi In general, training is training and it simply does not matter if a dog is tiny or super sized. But in a world full of big feet, tall people, and lar...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

FE395: The Art of Training: Developing Confidence and Flow

Instructor: Denise Fenzi Science has done much to bring our training techniques for companion animals out of the dark ages. Scientists greatly expanded our knowledge of human...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

FE430: From Start to Finished!

Instructor: Denise Fenzi If you think competition dog sports looks interesting but you’re overwhelmed at what it might take to get “from here to there” then this is the class...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

OB170: Bridging the Gap - Reducing Reinforcers, Proofing and Generalization

Instructor: Denise Fenzi Does the thought of training without a cookie in your pocket make you nervous? Are you happy with the quality of your work, but have no idea how to p...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

OB171: Bridging the Gap - Part Two

Instructor: Denise Fenzi NOTE:  This is the SECOND HALF of Bridging the Gap. Do not purchase unless you have access to the first half!   This part is ava...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

OB200: Precision Heeling

Instructor: Denise Fenzi Many dogs lack precise heeling because they have no foundation – they do not understand how to use their bodies with accuracy, and their trainers don...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

OB260: Advanced Confidence Building for the Obedience and Rally Ring

Instructor: Denise Fenzi This course adds additional people, dogs, challenges and more complex exercises to the ones introduced in the Ring Confidence Course. Each of these ...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

OB300: Heeling Games

Instructor: Denise Fenzi Lack of motivation in heeling is one of the prime reasons that people give up on the sports of obedience and rally. Rather than seeing heeling a...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

OB310: Ob-ility

Instructor: Denise Fenzi Ob-ility is a fast paced and exciting way to teach advanced obedience exercises to dogs that like to move!  In this class, we will introduce the...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

OB400: Advanced Heeling and Problem Solving

Instructor: Denise Fenzi This course picks up where Precision Heeling and Heeling Games leaves off. Here's a video to give you a sense of the class: http://www.youtube....

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

OB700: Shaped Precision Heeling: No props, no lures and no editing!

Instructor: Denise Fenzi 28 days of shaped precision heeling! This class is completely unique from anything Denise has done before.   Instead of laying out skil...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)

BH200: Dog as a Second Language

Instructor: Donna Hill Dogs are constantly communicating with us and each other. They make requests and they tell us when they don't know what is expected of them. They commu...

Donna Hill(Faculty)

FE110: Raising a Performance Puppy

Instructor: Deborah Jones There is nothing as exciting, or as terrifying, as starting training with a new puppy.  If you have high hopes that this pup will be your next ...

Deborah Jones(Faculty)

FE310: Training with Remote Reinforcement

Instructor: Deborah Jones Training with Remote Reinforcement Remote reinforcement devices (such as a Treat & Train, Manners Minder, or Pet Tutor) can offer some unique a...

Deborah Jones(Faculty)

FE160: It's All Tricks!

Instructor: Deborah Jones and Judy Keller In our opinion, dog training really is "all tricks."  There's no distinction between "serious" work and "fun" wo...

Deborah Jones(Faculty)

NW210: Box Smashers Anonymous - Retraining

Instructor: Stacy Barnett Does your dog look like this? And you wish your dog looked like this? THAT is what this class is about! First do you know WHY your dog box sm...

Stacy Barnett(Faculty)

NW600: Introduction to AKC Scent Work

Instructor: Stacy Barnett If you’re already addicted to Nosework and can’t stand the thought of a new opportunity passing you by…welcome to the new AKC Scent Work program! T...

Stacy Barnett(Faculty)

NW700: Lead by a Nose: The Art of Nosework Instruction

Instructor: Stacy Barnett This class is designed with written assignments and thought provoking questions that students will use to discuss how to PLAN AND RUN a successful i...

Stacy Barnett(Faculty)

SH310: IPO Obedience - Sit Down Stand out of Motions

Instructor: Shade Whitesel SPECIAL NOTE: This course will concentrate on the sit/down and stand out of motion exercises in IPO 1-3. We will spend time on each position, expl...

Shade Whitesel(Faculty)

SH340: IPO Obedience: Sendout and Down Stay

Instructor: Shade Whitesel This class covers how to get fast speedy full-field sendouts, plus how to get a quick down out of that full run away from you. Then we change tacti...

Shade Whitesel(Faculty)


Self-Study Foreign Language Options

These self study class lectures for classes below have been translated into another language.   Note that english is the language used for video demonstrations.   It is recommended students view the sample lecture prior to purchase to view the class format to see if it is suitable for their understanding.

Selbststudium: Aus dem Englischen übersetzte Kurse

Sämtliche in diesem Selbststudiums-Kurs enthaltenen Kapitel und Texte wurden aus dem Englischen übersetzt. Die Demo-Videos sind allerdings ausschließlich in englischer Sprache verfügbar. Wir empfehlen, vor dem Kauf eines Kurses das entsprechende Beispielkapitel zu lesen, um sicherzugehen, dass sich das Kursformat für Sie eignet.

SS900: Relationship Building Through Play - German Language

Instructor: Denise Fenzi Titel des englischen Originals: Relationship Building Through Play Manche Menschen - und Hunde - bringen ein natürliches Talent zum gemeinsamen Sp...

Denise Fenzi(Faculty)