Training The Family Dog


Family dogs show calmness and good decision making around daily family events. This includes meal times, thresholds, children and other family dogs. It also includes basic outdoor situations that a family will participate in from walks, to dining outside, and attending sporting events. You will learn how to teach your dog how to behave calmly and appropriately for a variety of situations.

Level 2

"Training the Family Dog"

Course Details

This remote training course is the sequel to the Level 1 course which builds the solid foundation work to get you started on training the basics. Level 2 then builds on what you learned in Level 1 to more advanced levels of training for manners and reliability. Additionally, Level 2 includes a ton of new cues, games, and skills that address you and your dog’s growing needs for a well-behaved family dog. The more complex cues work through manners, impulse control, focus, and preadolescent behaviors. Exciting new games to build a higher level of conceptual learning and default behaviorand address the changes in you puppy as they develop through the various stages of growth. Certain games have increasing levels of criteria which will be outlined for you in order. Because a well-mannered family dog makes good decisions, t hat is what this package is about! It is divided into categories to help you through the training and address specific needs as they arise. You can pick and choose which games and cues to teach and when. This option let’s youfocus on what is important to you and work through behaviors as they arise at any point in time during your dog’s life. This course will suit your needs with your dog!

  • Topics: Jumping, Counter Surfing, Digging, Barking, Reward Experience, Premack, and more!
  • Obedience: Complex Cues (10), including recall (Come cue), Walking with Manners including loose leash walking, and impulse control cues including Wait and Premack.
  • Concepts: Build value in proximity (staying close to you), orientation, relationship, focus, calmness, loose leash walking, confidence, impulse control, flexibility, and much more!
  • Boundary Traning: This is the ultimate strategy for supporting recall, calmness, and appropriate manners! You get the foundation for this amazing training course.
  • Super Fun Conceptual Training Games - conceptual learning through play to teach good default behaviors and self-managing decisions - super fun games that teach concepts and reinforce cues, good behavior and appropriate decisions.

You get over 60 lessons for training your dog in this level alone! Plus handouts and a wealth of knowledge to provide you with a strong understanding for training your family dog!

All cues and games are taught with the theory of reward-based training. No leash pops or hard corrections. Your puppy will learn both verbal and visual cues as well as behavior both on leash and off-leash. *Proper socialization is crucial for healthy development. Taking a puppy class is a helpful way to socialize your puppy as well as practice your cues and games in public places.

Make sure you look through and decide which package is best suited for your needs and goals, as well as the time you can commit to the training.

Service for email and phone/video consult support for Level 2 is 60 days.

When purchased as a Training Bundle, Level 1 and Level 2 is a 90-day course.

Work at your own pace. Cater your training specifically for you and your puppy. Lifetime access to all training material!


Level 2 Options

Level 2 Training Course (Regular Price $149): This is pricing for just Level 2 alone. When purchased with other training levels as a Training Bundle, you get additional discounts!

Consults (Regular Price $50, $45 when purchased with a course): When purchased with a training course, consults allow you to personalize your training and get one-on-one time with our professional trainers. Julee and Margie have years of experience training dogs and working with all breeds. This is the best way to get real-time tips and troubleshooting strategies for optimum results. You can choose the number of consults you want - weekly, bi-weekly, etc. All phone/video consults with your trainer are scheduled by you. You make the call, and they last about an hour. They must be scheduled within the agreed contract start and end date. Level 1 is a 30-day support course. Consult services will not begin until the contract is signed and returned.

Once an option is purchased and services/digital goods are provided, there are no refunds. Make sure to choose the number of consults you want from the beginning and save! You can contact me at to schedule a single consult. Consults purchased outside of a package purchase are $45.00 per hour. Payment must be recieved 24 hours before the scheduled consult time.

Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 can be bundled together and are offered at discounted rates. So make sure to choose the level you want with all the options you want from the beginning and save!

If you are the owner or future owner of a Desert Willow Aussie puppy or dog, please contact me and ask me about the DWA family discount pricing! Email or call 925-699-4410.


This online course is the next in the series and builds on the skills developed in Level 1, and includes a ton of new cues and games. Level 2 expands to build basics in impulse control, manners, and a more extensive repertoire of cues and conceptual games for optimum play and learning, all to procure a well-mannered family dog.


Consult Options


Get everything you need to train your puppy through to adulthood and raise a great family dog. Learn the foundations and then build upon them with more advanced cues and games that are fun and rewarding. It’s just what you need for your life's journey with your amazing family dog.

Bundle - 20% off individual course purchases

126 Lessons

starting at $250.00

Consult Options


In this bundle you get it all! You begin with a strong foundation, build upon that for a great adult dog, and then take it even further and train everything you need for what life will throw at you. The adventures await and you and your dog wil be ready for anything. This is the ultimate bundle in dog training for the ultimate companion!

Bundle - 40% off!

186 Lessons!

starting at $370.00

Consult Options

Level 1 - Building the Relationship and Teaching the Foundation

For other remote training packages, check out Level 1 and Level 3, for different training alternatives to suit your needs and your training goals!

You can add-on and upgrade to another level, but sign up for all you want now and save!!


Level 3 - Working with the Ultimate Companion