Ever set goals for your dog but struggled to make progress? I’m doing a deep dive on how to change that! Whether you're a new puppy owner, facing challenges with your dog or want to excel in dog sports, achieving your training goals is possible! Discover the power of setting goals and celebrating achievable milestones to transform your dog training and create success.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Where you are in your goals for dog training.
  • The importance of breaking down your goals.
  • How to have the most amazing family pet.
  • Why knowing what your goal is and what it looks like creates clarity.
  • That milestones are a roadmap to achieving your goals.
  • The value of listing down skills needed to achieve milestones.
  • How hitting monthly and weekly milestones gets you closer to your goals.
  • The power of your dog progressing.

Resources :

  1. YouTube Playlist: Puppy Essentials with Susan Garrett Dog Training
  2. Podcast Episode 207: Rescue Dog Behavior: Training Rehomed Dogs Chat With Nadine Hehli and Simone Fasel
  3. Podcast Episode 104: Naughty Dog Behaviors And How To Deal With Them
  4. Podcast Episode 37: Dog Training as a Career
  5. Inner Circle People: IC Peeps
  6. Podcast Episode 228: Navigating Failure In Dog Training: What’s Your Plan B?
  7. Podcast Episode 31: 5 Simple Hacks to Help Your Dog Learn Faster (Reinforcement Process)
  8. Podcast Episode 227: My Foolproof Strategy To Overcoming Dog Training Challenges
  9. Podcast Episode 172: How To Teach Your Dog Anything With My Training Plan
  10. Podcast Episode 30: Why Dog Crates Are Not Dog Cages
  11. Podcast Episode 232: Canine Predatory Motor Sequence: Understand Your Dog’s Prey Drive To Enrich Your Life Together
  12. Podcast Episode 195: Making Your Mind Your Most Powerful Dog Training Tool
  13. YouTube Playlist: Dog Agility and Dog Sports Tips with Susan Garrett
  14. Podcast Episode 48: Potty Train Your Puppy in a Week (Easy 3 Step Process)
  15. Susan Garrett’s Blog: How Do I Train My Dog To Come When Called?
  16. YouTube Playlist: Loose Leash Walking with Susan Garrett
  17. Podcast Episode 24: Distraction Intensity Index: Help For Dogs Who Chase Chipmunks, Bicycles, And Neighbor’s Cats
  18. Podcast Episode 121: How To Stop Dogs Jumping Up On People
  19. Podcast Episode 211: Confident Working Protection Dogs: Training Chat With Matt Folsom Of Modern Malinois
  20. Podcast Episode 41: Get a Behaved Dog by Celebrating Milestones!
  21. Podcast Episode 117: What’s More Important Than Your Dog Training Sessions?
  22. Podcast Episode 191: Get Your Dog To Calm Down With This Common Sense Protocol For Relaxation
  23. YouTube Playlist: Dog Training Games with Susan Garrett
  24. Podcast Episode 20: Bridging the Gap Between Blame and Kindness in Dog Training
  25. Podcast Episode 230: Finding Joy Amidst Frustration And Shame In Dog Training – DeCaff’s Story Part 2
  26. Podcast Episode 190: Using Daily Quickies To Fast Track Your Dog Training And Grow Your Dog’s Skills
  27. Watch this Episode of Shaped by Dog on YouTube