Reviews for the mini-course and the full leash walking course

5 star rating

Reassuring!

Becky Benson

Thank you for this opportunity to learn. I was doing some techniques based on what worked with other pets but it is so good to have a focused, methodical, in...

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Thank you for this opportunity to learn. I was doing some techniques based on what worked with other pets but it is so good to have a focused, methodical, informed approach. I have never seen these leash skills and they make sense ! Your way with being present with the dogs and owners is very reassuring both in person and in the videos.

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Fabulous, short, concise, and valuable information

Barbara Sperling

What an amazing value for this loose leash walking 21-day challenge. I fully endorse and encourage others to take this course. It's sure to have value for ev...

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What an amazing value for this loose leash walking 21-day challenge. I fully endorse and encourage others to take this course. It's sure to have value for everyone and the short videos are very clear and cover numerous behaviors. I was able to start training with my dogs in real time from day one. Add on the extras that cover pulling, barking, jumping up, etc., and its only day seven. Awesome!

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5 star rating

Great exercises but not enough time

Kevin White

The 21 day challenge is great but it is too much material. 2-3 exercises a day, every day doesn't leave much if any room for trouble shooting or a break. Aft...

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The 21 day challenge is great but it is too much material. 2-3 exercises a day, every day doesn't leave much if any room for trouble shooting or a break. After week 2 we fell back, reset and decided to proceed at a much slower pace. For us we have found that practicing only 1 exercise a day and restricting our practice to 3 days a week is yielding much better results.

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5 star rating

It works!

Karen Rogers

This was an exceptional class on loose leash walking. I wasn't sure if I would learn new things after working with rescue dogs for over 20 years and going to...

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This was an exceptional class on loose leash walking. I wasn't sure if I would learn new things after working with rescue dogs for over 20 years and going to lots of trainings, but I did! The Glimmer exercises are so important to learn for both you and and your dog. And learning about the Balance Harness and the benefits of it has made walking a more joyful experience for my GSD, Kali. There were many other lessons that are helpful too. Lessons are presented in a way that is easy to follow and practice. I would recommend this class if you would like a new experience walking your dog.

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Intrigued!

Emma Bass

What a pleasant, friendly experience for our dogs. Very refreshing. I hope lots of human companions follow this approach for our dogs’ sake. Thanks for maki...

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What a pleasant, friendly experience for our dogs. Very refreshing. I hope lots of human companions follow this approach for our dogs’ sake. Thanks for making the mini course available!

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Short, simple lessons to make dog walks better!

I love to help dogs and people enjoy their walks, so I developed a technique called Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT) to help people manage walks while promoting safety and freedom. I let dogs wander, when possible, and I also train dogs to focus on their humans for when that's needed. This class is an introduction to a blend of those techniques.

If you find this mini-class helpful, you can can register directly for the complete leash walking class to get all 60 lessons and keep access forever, or access it for free with a Diamond membership, your all-access pass to over 80 online dog training classes in this school. It's an excellent value!

  • Suitable for professional dog trainers as well as families with dogs.

  • Recommended gear: Any comfortable walking harness, 15 foot (5 meter) round, soft long leash, and treats in your favorite treat pouch for easy access.

  • Loose leash walking, casual heel, and making walks fun again!

  • FREE access for 3 weeks! No strings attached.

  • Practical, positive dog training for focus.

  • Includes some of the BAT leash skills for using a long line to promote freedom, safety, and control (Behavior Adjustment Training).

  • Short lessons and games to keep your daily training interesting and productive.

  • Signing up for a lot of online dog training? Diamond Members get ALL webinars and courses in the school for only $29.99 a month.

Practical training for humans and dogs who pull.

  • 5 Lessons to help you and your dog.

    In this free class, you'll get 5 mini-lessons: How to hold a long leash, the Find It game, Shortening a long leash, Check In + Find It game, and the Slide technique to get awareness.

    The Full Course has 59 mini-lessons and 4 recordings of live Q & A sessions.

  • Practical Dog Training

    These videos, include some theory, but I focus on the most important part - how to actually work as a team with your dog.

    You'll learn how to use a long line to provide a sense of freedom while still being safe and in control. You'll also get some specific positive reinforcement games to train focused walking (lots more in the full course).

  • We're Here to Help

    You can also continue the conversation in the GrishaStewart.com Facebook group (or the special Diamond group if you're a member).

I'm here to help!

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).

Ready to stop getting pulled around by dogs?

It's your choice: get this course individually or get it (and a lot more) for FREE as a Diamond Member.

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    Free(Free) Stop Pulling! Dog Training Mini-Course for Loose Leash Walking

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    $99.00Stop Pulling! Great Big Loose Leash Walking for Dogs and Puppies (complete self-paced course)

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  • $149.00

    $149.00Leash Walking Challenge Combo

    One-time payment to add this course, plus the "Walk With Me," and "Effort-Less Dog Walking" on-demand webinars to your library of courses (Saves $9 plus you have something to watch right away). Your access will not expire.
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If you choose the membership route, your membership will go for a month and renew automatically on the same day of each month after that. You can easily cancel go to your account to cancel renewal at any time. Then your access to the content will just expire on your renewal date.

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