The Puppy Pod bridges the gap between your pup leaving their breeder and starting puppy classes. Our online puppy training course gives you instant access to all the crucial information you need to make sure you’re raising your puppy to be a superb little pupstar from the very start! We won’t just teach you how to get your dog to sit and lie down; we want you to understand all things dog! From how much exercise they need to understanding their body language, so you feel ready for everything that comes your way.

Prepared and Ready to Thrive!

Get set for success from the very start with professional support and guidance before you even bring your puppy home.

The Puppy Pod

Get instant access and work through our puppy training guide at your own pace.

Getting your new family member is an exciting time, however, we appreciate it can also be a daunting time. We know you want to do your best to raise a happy and well-behaved dog, and we are here to help! Our online puppy training course gets you ‘Puppy Ready’ and walks you through the early weeks of puppy ownership to set you up for success. The Puppy Pod course is designed to fully support you through the preparation, settling in and early training phases of puppy life. Together we’ll cover all of the essential topics that we know will help you and your puppy navigate the crucial early development stages. We’ll cover toilet training, sleep, socialisation, bitey shark teeth and so much more!

Getting you "Puppy Ready"

Walking you through those early weeks, to set you up for success.

Our course is designed to fully support new puppy owners through the preparation, settling in and early training phases of dog ownership. Getting your new family member is an exciting time, however, we appreciate that it can also be a daunting time. We know you want to do your best to raise a happy and well-behaved dog and we are here to help! Our course covers all of the essential topics that we know will set you and your puppy up for success. It is made up of written theory and hours of tutorial video clips. The whole course is made available for you to work through and learn at your own pace. You will also have free exclusive group membership to our private facebook group. This group is a community group that only Pod members have access to. This means you can talk to other owners who are on the same journey as you. You can swap tips and advice and share experiences. I will host live sessions on a weekly basis so we can troubleshoot together and you can ask me questions relating to your training and progress. To complete the course you will take a short 10 question online exam and when you pass, you will be emailed you a Puppy Pod Achievement Award. All for just £50! Click the link and we can get you started!

We have been breeding and training puppies for over 16 years.

So we understand how important it is to get puppies off to a solid supported start. And we know how valuable it is to have someone to turn to when things go off plan. Our remote puppy training course is easy to navigate and broken down into simple steps to make it easy for you.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Setting Up for Success

    • Setting Up for Success

    • Intro Tutorial

    • Mindset - Getting your head in the right space for your new arrival.

  • 2

    Shopping List

    • Shopping List

  • 3

    Microchipping & Vaccines

    • Microchipping

    • Vaccines

  • 4

    The Journey Home

    • The Journey Home

  • 5

    The Early Days

    • The Early Days

    • House Training

    • Crate Training

    • Managing Children & Puppies

    • Managing Puppies & Existing Pets

    • Puppies & Cats

    • Enzymatic Cleaner

    • Food

    • Sleeping through the night

  • 6

    Body Language and Fear Periods

    • Fear Periods

    • Dog Body Language

  • 7

    Development & Socialisation

    • What is it?

    • Socialisation Checklist

    • Environments

    • Managing Canine Interaction

    • Exercise Amounts

  • 8

    Training

    • Method

    • Clicker Association

    • Marking System

    • The Three D's

    • Sleep & Processing

    • Keep Calm & Train the Dog!

    • Toy Reward versus Food Reward

    • Scentwork & Mantrailing

  • 9

    Training Videos

    • SIT

    • DOWN

    • LOOSE LEAD WALKING

    • LEAVE IT

    • RECALL

    • HAND TOUCH

    • TARGETING

    • STAND

  • 10

    Unwanted Behaviours

    • Unwanted Behaviours

    • Biting & Niping

    • Separation Anxiety

    • Resource Guarding

  • 11

    First Aid & Poisonous Food & Plants

    • Poisonous Plants

    • Poisonous Foods

    • Canine First Aid

  • 12

    Conclusion

    • Course Conclusion

  • 13

    Final Exam

    • The Puppy Pod Quiz

  • 14

    Become an Ambassador

    • Application to be a Pupstarts Ambassador

Testimonials

“The group, course and Rebecca have been fantastic. Highly recommend. If ever I need advice or concerned everyone is so friendly and willing to help especially Rebecca who goes the extra mile every time. The course was very informative and perfect way to help train my new puppy and have had many people praise how good he is from such a wrong age. Thank you for everything!”

Dean Robins

“Great online course so easy to navigate and some great videos to help you through the process with a new puppy. It's great to have a closed Puppy group to chat through all the trials and tribulations a new puppy can bring. Great work Rebecca Walters Pupstarts Breeders”

Sophie Bolt

“The Puppy Pod provides valuable help, reassurance & support. I highly recommend anyone considering a litter to join this group and enroll their new owners on this course. Rebecca is so experienced and always willing to help. I cant wait for the early puppy training and socialisation session. I have a dog who was bred by Rebecca and he is sooo good! I know I am learning from 1 of the best breeders and trainers. I honestly cant thank you enough!”

Jane Burgess

“The Puppy Pod put us on the right road making sure Gertie had the best start. As first time dog owners we needed the help! The clear, easy to follow advice and practical tips and tutorials covered everything. Highly recommend! Tim, Lisa and Gertie.”

Amy Turner

Access over two hours of video content and lots of theory-based information to help you understand your new puppy!

  • Instant Lifetime access

    Puppies go through regressions and new behaviours can show up during different developmental stages. You get lifetime access to the course content and our exclusive puppy support group that’s exclusive to our Puppy Pod Members.

  • Training for the whole family

    You can share this course content with the rest of your household, so that everybody is on the same page and working from the same hymn sheet! That way your puppy will be getting consistent messages that are easier for them to understand.

  • A place to ask questions and get support

    Our private Facebook group can be an absolute lifeline when things go off plan or something unexpected happens. Having a supportive community of both puppy owners and professionals is a welcome relief and an incredibly useful resource to have at your fingertips.

Plus, join our free private Facebook group exclusively for Puppy Pod members.

Having 24/7 access to other owners on the same journey as you is priceless. Swap new puppy tips and advice and share your new puppy experiences. Get professional support and advice at our live weekly sessions, and we can troubleshoot together and answer all your burning puppy questions - because puppies are rarely textbook! Just click the link below, and let’s get started!