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Title:
Dog training for dummies
ISBN:
9781119656821
Edition:
4th ed.
Physical Description:
xvi, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Introduction -- Part 1 : Setting the stage for successful training -- Part 2 : Performing puppy preliminaries -- Part 3 : Tackling training basics -- Part 4 : Taking training to the next level -- Part 5 : Handling special situations -- Part 6 : The part of tens -- Index.
Summary:
Obedience training is one of the most important aspects of raising a dog. In fact, a well-trained dog is a free dog! Why? Because a trained dog requires fewer restrictions. The more reliable the dog, the more freedom he is given. Dog Training for Dummies shows dog owners how to select the right training method for their puppy, adult, or senior dog. Whether you want to teach Buddy to sit or master retrieving, this hands-on guide provides training to ensure a mutually respectful relationship with your four-legged family members. Based on positive reinforcement, trust, and obedience, the tips and tricks inside will help you bring out the very best in your beloved pet.
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Make your buddy a top dog for life, be your Best Friend's "Friend," by training together.

Obedience training is one of the most important aspects of raising a dog. In fact, a well-trained dog is a FREE dog! Why? Because a trained dog requires fewer restrictions. The more reliable the dog, the more freedom he is given.

Dog Training for Dummies shows dog owners how to select the right training method for their puppy, adult, or senior dog. Whether you want to teach Buddy to sit or master retrieving, this hands-on guide provides training to ensure a mutually respectful relationship with your four-legged family members.

Eliminate unwanted behavior Find step-by-step instruction on basic commands Strengthen your bond with your dog Build communication, understanding, and mutual respect

Based on positive reinforcement, trust, and obedience, the tips and tricks inside will help you bring out the very best in your beloved pet.


Author Notes

Wendy Volhard is internationally recognized for her contributions to dog training. At the heart of her teaching is the "Motivational Method" for people who value dogs as companions. Mary Ann Rombold Zeigenfuse, LVT, has been working with dogs and their owners for over 40 years. She runs Best Friends Obedience in Lexington, KY.