Dog Training For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 10, 2006 - Pets - 404 pages
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That innocent face. Those sad, puppy-dog eyes. Let’s face it: puppies can make anyone’s heart melt. But without proper training, they can make even the most doting doggie moms and dads’ blood pressure soar. So before your new puppy has you jumping through hoops, stop and ask yourself, “Just who is the trainer here?”

Dog Training for Dummies, 2nd Edition, shows you how to select the right training method for your puppy or adult dog, based on his unique personality, to reach your desired goals. Whether you want to teach Spike to sit, or want to help Rover master retrieving, this book gives training for you and your dog—to ensure a mutually respectful relationship with your four-legged family member.

Discover how to:

  • Understand your dog’s mind
  • Recognize why positive reinforcement training is key
  • Master basic training
  • Survive the puppy period
  • Deal with doggie don’ts
  • Seek expert outside help
  • And much more

With step-by-step instruction in basic commands, guidance on how to eliminate unwanted behavior, and tips for making training fun for you and your pooch, Dog Training for Dummies is packed with all the latest techniques and resources you need to make your pal a Top Dog for life.


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User Review  - tracyandfamily -

Good info. I have had dogs my entire life and consider myself knowledgable about animals. The book had a lot of interesting info especially about choosing commercial dog food. Good brush up training. Read full review


User Review  - lkcoff -

Quick delivery. Lots of great information. Would highly recommend to all new puppy owners. Read full review


Part I Training for You and Your Dog
Part II Giving Your Dogs Training Its Best Shot
Part III Training for Competition
Part IV Beyond Training Addressing Your Dogs Needs
Part V The Part of Tens

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About the author (2006)

Jack and Wendy Volhard, internationally known as top motivational trainers, have been helping people train dogs for more than 30 years. They have written numerous books and articles.

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