Raise and Train your BEST dog

Start your relationship with your dog off on the right paw

OnDog Training Academy's first/signature course offering, "Welcome Home!", aims to help your busy family overcome the lack of time, knowledge, and consistency that so many struggle with. By teaching you how to fit training into your everyday life, we show you how to create the dog you want.

What's Included

To ensure your success, the course delivers a number of ways to learn

  • Videos

    With over 6 hours of instruction, broken down into small/easily digestible pieces, you'll be able to finish the course in your downtime.

  • Course Community

    Upon enrollment, you will be able to connect with fellow students and OnDog trainers via our private community platform, where you can introduce yourself, share pictures and brags, and ask questions.

  • Downloads

    Take the most important information out into the real world with printable downloads and worksheets, available throughout the course.

Course Reviews

See what our students are saying!

5 star rating

Excellent information

Danielle Hunter

Loved all the great tips and pointers to keep my dogs safe regardless of their age or where they are (home, outside or traveling)

Loved all the great tips and pointers to keep my dogs safe regardless of their age or where they are (home, outside or traveling)

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What you'll need for this course

  • A computer, tablet or phone; this course looks beautiful on all platforms!

  • An open mind: We have jam-packed this course with lots of great information... please come ready to learn!

  • A dog? This course is great for new dog owners, but would be awesome to prepare yourself for a new arrival before you welcome them home:-)

Course curriculum

New in 2022; Free Preview of a lesson in Chapter 4!

  • 1

    Welcome to our course, "Welcome Home"!

    • OnDog Training Academy welcomes you!

    • How to navigate this course

    • Preliminary Survey

  • 2

    Chapter 1: Set up Environment

    • 1oz. prevention = 1lb. of cure

    • Safety ("puppy-proofing")

    • Indoor Containment

    • Crate Training

    • Outdoor Containment

    • Traveling

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Establish Rules

    • Create Consistency

    • Leadership

    • Rewards

    • Consequences

    • Proper Play

    • Chapter 2 Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Routine & Schedule

    • Fitting your dog into your life

    • Socialization & Training

    • Potty Time

    • Feeding

    • Exercise

    • Rest

    • Balance

    • Mid-point Survey

  • 5

    Chapter 4: Commands for Training

  • 6

    Chapter 5: Organize your Care Team

    • It takes a village!

    • Veteranarian(s)

    • Godparent(s)

    • Trainer(s)

    • Boarding & Daycare

    • Dog Walker & Pet Sitter

    • Groomer(s)

  • 7

    Chapter 6: Troubleshooting Problems

    • When prevention fails

    • Biting

    • Keep Away

    • Leave It

    • Jumping & Counter-cruising

    • Drop to Swap

    • Chapter 6 Quiz

  • 8

    Thank you!

    • Recap

    • Graduation Survey

    • What's Next?

"Welcome Home!" is presented by

the trainers and co-founders of OnDog


Jake S

Jake is a second-generation obedience trainer, an approved Canine Good Citizen Evaluator for the AKC, and has obtained the title, "Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed" (Certification through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers). He is also a certified decoy and a sanctioned judge for the United States Mondioring Association, in which he has participated since 2008 - the same year he and his wife, Jenny, started their first dog training business.


Jenny S

Jenny is a professional dog trainer/behavior consultant, and a 'born to be small business owner', starting her first business with her husband, Jake, when she was just 22 years old. She has titled both a Belgian Malinois and a Basset Hound in the dog sport, Rally, but prefers to avoid the spotlight and instead focus on creating written materials and maintaining (beautiful) websites.

"Welcome Home!"

Course and Community access available immediately after purchase


for the "Welcome Home!" Course

  • When do I have access to the course materials?

    You will have access to the course and its private community inside your dashboard immediately upon purchase.

  • How long will I have access to the course materials and community?

    If you pre-bought the course, you will have access for 12 months after the launch date. If purchased on/after Nov. 1st, you will have access for 12 months after your purchase date.

  • What topics does this course cover?

    If you haven't already, please read through the Course Curriculum's drop-down menus. If you see something you want to know about that isn't included, please let us know so we can either create a webinar or another course!

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