Try Our Intro to Training Webinar Package

Would you like to know more about your dog?  Would you like to prevent mistakes and create a positive training plan without being overwhelmed? Whether you just got a puppy, recently adopted, or even if you’ve had your dog for a long time...this is a great option to get you started off on the right path!

Intro to Training is offered as a Live Webinar for those who prefer the convenience of an online offering. 


  • A copy of the Book/CD “Adopting a Dog? Start off right with…A Sound Beginning”
  • One Hour Class / Instructor uses PowerPoint and video presentation
  • Q&A time with the instructor at the end of the class
  • Membership to the “A Sound Beginning Program” – online access to our  behavioral and training support system


  • STEP 1:  Purchase the Intro to Training Live Webinar package
  • STEP 2:  A copy of the Sound Beginning Book & CD will be shipped to you.
  • STEP 3:  Within 24 hours of your processed payment your customer login account will be given access to the Members section of our site where you can view/download training exercises and handouts.
  • STEP 4:  You will receive an email with detailed instructions for registering for either the in-person class or the Live Webinar


  • NOT EVERY WAG MEANS THEY’RE GLAD - Learn what your dog is saying by understanding the communication and language of dogs AND learn what YOU can do to help your dog understand YOURlanguage!  
  • GOOD DOG! - Establishing a trusting relationship begins with the foundation of positive reinforcement training. We'll address existing behavior problems while teaching you how to prevent new ones from developing.
  • MINE! Learn how to prevent a dog from guarding things of value and what to do if you need to take something away.
  • WHO IS THAT? Teach your dog to be comfortable around new people, places, other animals, and cope with changes in their environment.


Should you decide at a later time to participate in the The Complete Training Package with your dog, we have a special discount available to continue in the program. 


Terms: Purchasing the Intro to Training package signifies that you agree to the following Terms of Service.




View a Sample of the Book

Click to view an excerpt

Listen to a Sample of the CD


The A Sound Beginning CD is now also available in a digital MP3 Format!!!

Get it for only $5 with the purchase any other product in our store. Apply Coupon Code ADD1MP3 in the shopping cart before checking out.
(May not be combined with any other coupons or discounts.)




Friendly Support

We're here to help. Our experienced trainers guide you through every step of the process as you learn how to build a lifetime relationship with your dog based on trust and understanding. 

Quick Start Package

Would you like to know more about your dog? Would you like to prevent mistakes and create a positive training plan without being overwhelmed? Check out our Intro to Training package.

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In-Home Training

For those who prefer personalized training in the comfort of your home, we offer several options with one of our experienced behavioral trainers using only humane, science-based methods.

Modular Classes

Our classes are modular so that you can choose a location (throughout Chicagoloand) and time that best suits your schedule each week. View our calendar for upcoming sessions.