What's in this course?

Quick, practical video lessons on dog behavior and safety for families. 71 minutes in bite-sized pieces for your busy schedule.

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course

    • How to View This Course

  • 2

    Video Lessons

    • 10 Ways That Your Pet Says "I Need Space" (11 minutes)

    • 10 Ways That Your Pet Says "I'm Ok" (9 minutes)

    • Watch This Before Petting Another Animal! (2 minutes)

    • 10 Essential Dog Safety Tips (8 minutes)

    • What is Puppy Socialization and Why is it so Important? (9 minutes)

    • I'm not a Chew Toy! How to Handle Puppy Biting (5 minutes)

    • Ouch! Why Animals Bite and How to Prevent It (7 minutes)

    • How To Keep Your Child Safe Around Animals (5 minutes)

    • Play with Me! How & Why to Play with your Pet (9 minutes)

    • 5 Essential Rules for Tug Games (6 minutes)

    • It's a Baby! Help Your Dog Welcome Your New Child (7 minutes)

    • Possession Aggression: How to Encourage Your Dog to Share with People (6 minutes)

  • 3

    Finishing Up

    • What's Next?

Instructor

Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Author

Grisha Stewart MA, CPDT-KA, KPACTP

I'm a dog trainer, author, and international speaker based in Oregon, USA. I enjoy developing creative, empowering approaches to dog socialization and everyday manners. My most recent development is the leash belay technique, which leverages physics to allow handlers to comfortably bring pulling dogs to a gentle stop.

I'm an animal behavior geek, passionate about wholehearted living for all beings, including humans and dogs with a history of aggression, frustration, or fear. My Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT 2.0) technique is now used worldwide to help dogs gain confidence and social skills. A conservative calculation is that well over 100,000 people have learned about BAT so far.

I have always loved teaching. I earned a Master's in mathematics and taught college courses, but I found my true calling in dog training. I have been teaching dog training and behavior since 2003, started traveling worldwide to teach dog trainers in 2010, and started an online dog training school in 2014. My partner and I currently live with Garbanzo (aka "Adventure Kitty" and "Baby Panther") and Zuki (the sweetheart of a dog pictured here).

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