HOW TO: Dog Training 101 - Puppy Basics. Are you a new puppy parent? Whether you just got a puppy or an adult shelter dog, your new family member has a lot to learn. In this free course I want to share the bare basics with you. These are the essentials you need to teach your dog within the first weeks of his or her arrival. Click through to download this course on how to teach your puppy his name, crate training, how to properly punish your dog & some essential commands.