The use of music at specific points in the training is a brilliant way to help everyone relax, and thus improve the training process, without taking any extra time.

-- Ann Allums, CPDT-KSA, Special Programs Coordinator, The Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Greenville, SC

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Adopting a Dog? Start off right with 
A Sound Beginning

This step-by-step book, which includes a digital link to our sound therapy music, is a 14-day program designed to make it easy for anyone to prevent mistakes and create a positive start from the very first day you bring your new dog home. Safely introduce kids, new adults, other pets, and establish a routine that will build trust and confidence to last a lifetime…setting your dog up for success!

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Listen to a Sample of the Sound Therapy Music


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I have long awaited a resource to help my clients skip over making all the bad mistakes and avoid following the flawed advice of dominance trainers and the Internet. This great little book and its companion CD is it! It offers fresh, unique, and easy to follow daily steps. It helps to set just the right tone with its calming music to build an environment of trust, consistency and predictability. Following its gentle and positive methods will help create that all important bond to a forever home.

-- Fiia Jokela, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Canine/Feline Practice), Deer Run Animal Hospital, Schererville, IN


  • Search for "Bruce Oscar" to find it on most streaming platforms (e.g., Spotify, Amazon Unlimited, Apple iTunes, iHeartRadio, etc.)
  • Purchase the digital MP3 album (or individual songs) from the following online stores:


Google Play

Apple iTunes (in the app store)

Get the Book

Whether you’ve adopted OR got your dog from a breeder, etc., the resources within this book will provide insight into behavior to prevent problems and begin a sound future.

Quick Start Package

Would you like to know more about your dog? Would you like to prevent mistakes and create a positive training plan? Check out our Intro to Training (Virtual) class for free.

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In-Home Training

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

Modular Classes

Make a sound investment for a lifetime of happiness. CLASSES are available IN-PERSON (Chicagoland) or VIRTUAL (anywhere) --- OR --- you can mix & match on your Path to Success.