Positive Perspectives: Love Your Dog, Train Your Dog

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Dogwise Publishing, 2004 - Pets - 258 pages
The book Dogwise recommends for all new pet parents because it is a complete training, puppy raising, problem-solving, and basic health guide for all ages of a dog's life. Written as a series of columns in Whole Dog Journal, it gives you information on day-to- day living with dogs in small, easily understood "bites."


Dedication Acknowledgements Introduction
Key Behavior and Training Concepts
Understanding Your
The Key to Training
Who is Training Whom?
A Trainers Secret Weapon
PART TWO Puppy Training and Housetraining
Before You Get Your
Preventing and Overcoming Shyness
Bite Me Avoiding and Overcoming Aggression
Appropriate Chewing
Barking Up the Right Tree
Dont Leave Me Dealing With Separation Anxiety
Possession is NineTenths
Plays Well With Others
Break it Up Dog Fights

Starting Off On the Right
Housetraining Success
For Puppies and Older Dogs
The New Dog Owners Hope Chest
PART THREE Basic Training
Living With Humans
Sit Happens
Achieving Total Recall
Teach Your Dog to Leave It Alone
Wait a Bit Stay Awhile
Whether to Tether
Loosen Up Teach Your Dog to Heel
Does Your Dog Get
Right on Target
PART FOUR Preventing and Resolving Problem Behaviors
MY Human Canine Perspectives on Love Triangles
The High Energy
Canine Compulsive Disorders 30 When Felix Meets Fido
Kids and Dogs
PART FIVE The Dog Owners Toolbox
The SpayNeuter Decision
New Vaccination Protocols
Whats the Alternative
Collar Choices Tell On
Right and Wrong
King Kongs
All in a Days Care
Its Okay to

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