Learn How to Train Your Dog

I am so excited to tell you that we have made some changes and improvements to my website!  And soon (the date is a secret!) we will publish the updated web site (hint: It will be in the next week). When this happens, the location for you to log into the FUNdamentals Certification Course will change. Your username and password are the same as always!

So, here are your new instructions:

First, wait until you see the NEW website is published.  How will you know?  Because the homepage, brendaaloff.com, will look like this:

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Then, you can log in right there on the homepage!  See the orange login button? 

There is a second place/page you could log in also, the "new" Virtual Academy page: https://brendaaloff.com/virtual-academy 

It WILL look like this (note the orange login button there, too!).  

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When you log in, you'll be taken to the Virtual Academy page.  You'll know you are logged in as the orange button text has changed to: "Virtual Academy - LOGOUT".  Now, you enter your FUNdamentals Course one of two ways:

(1) Click on the blue button that says. "FUNdamental Trainers Certification Course" OR

(2) Click on the graphic for the FUNdamentals course. From there, follow the directions (a couple of clicks and you'll be there).

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That's it!  You'll feel right at home as your FUNdamentals Course is just as it was the last time you logged in.

By the way, a really BIG change in my website is that I have expanded and improved (and moved) The Engaged Dog Course to my website!  More info to come about that soon!


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Your Starter Kit with Brenda Aloff

I am so glad to see you here! My teaching philosophy is based on empowering students and teaching them how to make good training decisions.

My students not only improve their performance in their particular venue, whether that is SAR work, Competition Obedience, Agility, Tracking - you name it - but they also find that the relationship they have with their dog is more comfortable and loving.

Please enjoy the learning tools I've included in the Starter Kit.  

~Brenda Aloff

Four Skills to Develop as a Dog Trainer
Learn from Brenda AloffRead:
Become aware of the FOUR important areas that you can assess and develop in yourself to best train your dog.
Brenda provides two podcasts to increase your knowledge base:

Three Kinds of Walking

Download this audio file (mp3) 

Here are two training videos to get you started.  To learn more, join Brenda's online course, The Engaged Dog.  She also has many informative books and DVDs.