Maran Illustrated Dog Training Produced by the award-winning maranGraphics Group, Maran's Illustrated Guide to Dog Training is a valuable resource to a wide range of readers-from individuals picking up their first puppy to those who are looking to eliminate their pet's annoying behaviors. Instead of describing the myriad ways to perform each task, Maran's Illustrated Guide to Dog Training shows the reader the best way, while the full-color photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions walk the reader through each task from beginning to end. Thorough topic introductions and useful tips provide additional information and advice to help enhance the readers' dog training experience. Maran's Illustrated Guide to Dog Training is packed with essential information for teaching simple commands and performing the most impressive tricks. Maran's Illustrated Guide to Dog Training costs less than the price of one private training lesson, and will be a permanent resource that can be accessed at any time.
Imagine Life with a Well-Behaved Dog: A 3-Step Positive Dog-Training ProgramA comprehensive dog training and puppy training program that offers the added benefit of one-on-one online advice from the authorDo you consider your dog part of the family? Most dog guardians do. But just like children, dogs need structure. Structure to show him that he shouldn't jump on every person who enters your house, or urinate indoors, or drag youdown the road when you walk him. In Imagine Life with a Well-Behaved Dog, Julie Bjelland offers all the information you need to make your dog confident, secure and able to understand and follow rules. Drawing on years of experience, Julie has created a thorough guide that teaches basic training, how to communicate with your dog, and how to prevent and solve behavior problems. She discusses how to train your puppy and how to trainadult dogs,even special needs dogs, and tells how to choose the right dog for your family andhow to integrate him into a home with kids, other dogs, or cats.Because each dog's situation is unique, Julie is offering readersexclusive one-on-one guidance via her website, for up to 60 days.Here dog training, oftenvery expensive,is now affordable and accessible to a broad audience. Julie's down-to-earth, uncomplicated advice is a welcome solution for a busy dog guardian and aims to change the way people communicate with, and care for, their dogs forever.
The Big Book of Simple Solutions: Training Your Dog The most common training issues that dog owners face are addressed in The Book of Simple Solutions: Training Your Dog by dog expert Kim Campbell Thornton. From the publisher of Dog Fancy magazine, this fun fact-filled volume offers solutions to barking, chewing, digging, house-training issues, aggression, and bad doggy manners (begging, jumping up, marking, etc.). Buck Jones's hilarious color cartoons should not distract dog owners from the serious matters at hand, but solving canine behavior problems are better handled with know-how, patience, and good dose of humor-all of which are delivered handily in this compact 224-page Simple Solutions book.
Crate Training Your Dog Ease Your Mind And Indulge Your Dog! If you want your dog to feel safe and secure in your home, it's time to crate train! A crate is designed as much for a dog's well-being as it is for the owner's convenience and peace of mind. For example, a crate keeps a curious puppy away from chemicals under the kitchen sink, gives a sick or convalescing dog a quiet place to rest, and secures a rambunctious dog during car trips. Crate training works because dogs, like their wild ancestors, desire a snug "den" that affords security and privacy. When dogs are crate trained properly, they accept and even enjoy their sequestered time. Pat Storer shows you how to maintain a positive, loving attitude while being firm and consistent with your dog. With Storer's advice on choosing the right crate, step-by-step instructions, and tips for dealing with crate-related behavior problems, both you and your dog will find crate training to be a simple, successful experience.
Training Your Dog the Humane Way: Teaching Tips for Resolving Problem Behaviors & Raising Happy Dog Dog owners facing tough behavior problems and unique canine personalities need tips and techniques to make their lives better. And many are realizing that traditional training through punishment is unpleasant and potentially damaging to the dog - and simply doesn't work long-term.With Training Your Dog the Humane Way, animal behaviorist and dog trainer Alana Stevenson provides dog owners with a simple, accessible guide to the most effective positive dog training techniques available. Alana presents easy-to-follow methods and advice for teaching dogs polite manners and resolving ongoing behavior issues. She provides solutions for such problems as housesoiling, play-biting, separation anxiety, fear of strangers, aggression, lunging while on leash, car sickness, and more. Readers will learn the most effective way to teach their dogs - through kindness and benevolent leadership.
Training the German Shepherd Dog In Training the German Shepherd Dog, John Cree draws on a lifetime's experience to provide expert advice and guidance for all German Shepherd owners. Covering all aspects of training, and with a strong emphasis on understanding the breed's psyche, this book is a comprehensive and invaluable companion for all German Shepherd enthusiasts and trainers, both novice and experienced.
Dogs: The Ultimate Care Guide: Good Health, Loving Care, Maximum Longevity Return the Love and Devotion Your Dog Gives You!Reap the knowledge and wisdom of more than 100 top veterinarians, trainers, groomers, and other pet experts! Dogs: The Ultimate Care Guide offers powerful, practical advice on everything from obedience training and stopping misbehavior to providing the best health care, snacks, grooming, accessories, and more. With over 800 full-color photographs and helpful, step-by-step illustrations, Dogs: The Ultimate Care Guide captures the excitement and doggone good fun that goes into raising and caring for your canine companion. Discover: Why changing your dog's food bowl might make him healthier (page 236) How to stop fleas for good (page 325) Premium foods-- are they worth the extra cost? (page 216) A complete guide to the top 50 breeds (page 17) A toy that's guaranteed to stop barking (page 144) Why dogs stick their heads out car windows (page 202) How to teach your dog to wave-- and other fun tricks (page 134)
Good Dog 101: Easy Lessons to Train Your Dog the Happy, Healthy Way A revolutionary step-by-step manual to teach dog owners how to humanely and easily train a dog. SPCA-certified Dahl covers all aspects of training dogs, especially puppy training. The book is organized by individual problem scenarios where very sort of bad behavior is addressed, whether it's if the dog compulsively digs all around your garden or if it likes to steal your shoes or if it jumps on every guest the minute they walk in the door. For each problem scenario, Dahl explains the reasons for such behavior, and then gives simply phrased instructions on how to resolve it and alter the dog's behavior for future scenarios. Her methods are humane (unlike Cesar Millan, she's approved by the SPCA) and simple, perfect for the hobbyist dog owner.
Cockapoo: Comprehensive Owner's Guide Who are this season s hot, fashionable canines? The designer dogs have entered center stage and are gaiting down the runway and into the homes of countless American dog lovers. No longer the poor stepchildren of our nation s indiscreet Poodles and Cocker Spaniels, the Cockapoo has arrived and is finally basking in the glow of its own followspot. Today s Cockapoo offers dog owners many advantages over its two parental breeds: superior intelligence, an easier-care hypoallergenic coat, improved health and longevity and reliable, biddable temperaments. Is there any doubt why lifelong Poodle and Cocker Spaniel enthusiasts have jumped on the happy-go-lucky bandwagon of this irresistible designer dog? While the Cockapoo has been a recognizable dog in the United States since the 1950s, never before has there been a major publication available dedicated to him and his many charms and appealing attributes. This new Designer Dog SeriesTM edition benefits from the expertise of its author, noted Cockapoo breeder Mary D. Foley, the founder and president emeritus of the Cockapoo Club of America. She has been involved with breeding and promoting the Cockapoo since the 1970s. The colorful book covers all aspects of selecting and caring for the Cockapoo and much more.
When Pigs Fly!: Training Success with Impossible Dogs Do you have an impossible dog?You know the kind of dog we re talking about don t you? The kind of dog that will do what you want him to do when pigs fly. One of those never-eager-to-please types that runs the other way when you say Come! Who seems to know exactly what you want him or her to do, then does just the opposite. The kind of dog for whom standard training methods whether positive or punishment-based don t seem to work. Call them stubborn, call them independent, call them challenging whatever you call them don t give up! You may not know it but there are certain breeds that were developed to work independently. Those breeds, and mixes, include Hounds, Terriers, Northern Breeds, and Livestock Guardian dogs. If you have a Pigs Fly kind of dog you need to work with her independent nature not against it to get good manners and even high level performance.
Dog Whisperer: Good Habits for Great Dogs: Positive Approach to Solving Problems for Puppies & Dogs Following the success of his books The Dog Whisperer, 2nd Edition and The Puppy Whisperer, Paul Owens introduces a groundbreaking new approach to addressing and solving specific problem behaviors -- and encouraging great ones -- in his newest book. Encompassing the author's nonviolent, positive training methods, this guide is a shortcut in the training process as it uses the innovative concept of training by automatic habit -- making it possible to eliminate dogs' problem behaviors in a shorter time than ever before. Enhanced by forty demonstrative black and white photographs, this step-by-step book makes dog training so easy, it's impossible not to see immediate results, translating to happier dog' and thrilled owners.
Good Old Dog: Expert Advice for Keeping Your Aging Dog Happy, Healthy & Comfortable "Lots of practical, easy-to-understand advice about veterinary care for older dogs. Essential reading for making treatment decisions for your companion." -Temple Grandin, author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in TranslationThe human-animal bond is never stronger or more tender than when your dog's muzzle turns gray and the spring in her step begins to diminish. After spending the better part of a decade or more with this beloved member of your family, making sure your canine friend ages comfortably, contentedly, and well is a natural priority. And no one knows how to ensure healthy aging better than the renowned faculty of the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, who treat more than eight thousand older dogs annually.Good Old Dog brings their renowned expertise into your living room, providing you with essential advice on nutrition, health, and caretaking to see your dog through the golden years."A timely and complete reference for every owner who wants to take the best possible care of their well-loved older dog." -Dr. Nick Trout, veterinary surgeon and author of Tell Me Where It Hurts "Everyone with an aging dog should have this book." -Stanley Coren, PhD, FRSC, author of The Modern Dog
K9 Personal Protection: A Manual for Training Reliable Protection Dogs A valuable resource for trainers of all experience levels, this guide provides a comprehensive approach to training protection dogs. Beginners will discover basic principles and methods every trainer needs to know, while experts will learn a number of advanced techniques that will enhance their training. Authors Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak start by examining the breeds most suitable for protection work before covering the basic obedience training that forms the foundation of every quality protection dog, as well as how to break dogs of bad habits. The authors also share expert techniques and tips, from advanced decoy techniques to exercises that increase a dogs courage. After reading this guide, trainers will have all the knowledge theyll need to train a reliable protection dog.
21 Days to Train Your Dog: Any Dog Can Be Taught Basics of Obedience Training in a Few Minutes/Day Now in paperback, this practical guide helps dog owners use positive rewards and a dog's natural instincts to achieve a stress-free canine-human relationship. With this book, any dog (and human) can be taught the basics of obedience in just three short weeks using easy five-minute exercises three times a day. With concise text and step-by-step captioned photographs, the 21-day training program -- called the Leadership Program -- demonstrates not just what to do, but explains why it should be done. Each successive week covers Heel, Sit, Stand, Down, Stay, Recall (Come), and Retrieve, with lessons becoming more demanding as weeks progress. Proven techniques for difficult dogs are also provided. Additional topics include: Differences in canine and human perception Recognizing manipulative behavior Motivating the dog Communicating through voice, attitude, and hand signals Special training equipment Training puppies and mature dogs.21 Days to Train Your Dog is an easy-to-follow guide that is informative and useful for both new and seasoned dog owners.
Lick It Up Watch your best friend lick his/her dinner bowl as you serve Gravy Train Chunks in Gravy with Chicken. Chunks of meat, floating in delicious gravy -- now that's a delicious meal. Available in 24 x 13.2-oz. cans. For a Good Life: Builds and maintains body tissue Helps maintain a glossy coat Helps maintain strong teeth and bones Good for efficient digestion It's not just tasty, it has the right nutrients to help maintain your dog's overall health. A Closer Look: Gravy Train has been specially formulated by nutrition experts to ensure that your dog receives all the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients he/she needs. Made specially for: Dogs of all ages. Free of: Any harsh chemicals.
Best Friends Animal Society Best Friends Book The Friends Behind Best Friends Animal Society. Experience the trials, tribulations and ultimate triumphs during the evolution of Best Friends Animal Society! Or at least come as close as you can in this entertaining and inspiring read. This is the story of how Best Friends went from rescuing handfuls of animals from local shelters to being the nation's most beloved sanctuary for special-needs companion animals. Now, as we move ahead to help animals all across the country with the mission of No More Homeless Pets, this book reminds us all that a small group of friends really can make a big difference. NOTE: 50% of all proceeds from Best Friends gear purchases go directly to Best Friend's Animal Society.
Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog A complete revision of a ground-breaking reference. Designed to provide updated information found in the original book, as well as lots of new topics, and a new organization-this second edition is more user-friendly than ever! Readers will get the latest on: Healthful diets for dogs of every age and activity level How to modify your dog's diet to best meet seasonal needs Natural ways to keep your dog healthy throughout all stages of life How to care for a dog in poor health The vaccine controversy-the pros, the cons and how to sort them out * Homeopathic remedies Alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, acupressure, aromatherapy, chiropractics and use of medicinal herbs
Beyond Basic Dog Training Since its initial publication, Beyond Basic Dog Training has achieved well deserved recognition as an innovative, unique guide to obedience instruction. Obedience authority Diane Bauman's proven training philosophy asserts that the time has come to go beyond training dogs and start teaching them to please us. This has made a vital difference for those who use her method-and for dogs taught by it to succeed in competitive canine sports.In this new, updated edition, Bauman presents the most current knowledge on canine learning patterns. Believing that dogs learn by trial and error, Bauman provides a novel approach that encourages dogs to learn by removing corrections for incorrect responses. As a result, dogs do not fear failure and are taught to exercise options in a quest for the desired behavior.Bauman shows you how to become a "hinking handler" who can train the "thinking dog." Her remarkable ability to view training from the dog's perspective translates into an invaluable tool for building effective communication between you and your dog.The instruction in this authoritative guide is behind Gaines "Superdogs," numerous obedience trial champions, and a host of other canine successes. If you want your dog to be happy, confident stimulated, and secure in the obedience ring, Beyond Basic Dog Training is the book of choice.
A Dog Who's Always Welcome: Assistance & Therapy Trainers Teach You How to Socialize/Train Your Dog You can take her with you... If you're like most dog owners, you want a trustworthy companion you can take on family vacations, to ball games, on hikes, and to cafes and festivals. You want your dog to behave when you have guests, stay peacefully at hotels, ride calmly in elevators, and maintain proper doggie decorum in all kinds of situations. Chances are, you've watched and admired assistance and therapy dogs who are attentive to their owners' needs no matter what. This book taps into the secrets of assistance and therapy dog trainers and shows you how to use focused foundation socialization training to make sure your dog is well behaved--even in unfamiliar environments loaded with distractions and temptations. It goes beyond typical behavioral training and basic commands and covers: Evaluating your dog and recognizing traits that will affect her needs Using reward-based processes to teach complex behaviors and self-discipline Creating a socialization program that makes your dog focused on you and confident in different environments Reading your dog so you can anticipate her reactions and keep her focused on your directionsWith these sophisticated training techniques, you'll turn your family pet into a sociable, take-anywhere dog who will always be welcome!
Cesar's Rules: Your Way to Train a Well-Behaved Dog The training book you've been waiting for from the bestselling author and star of National Geographic Channel's Dog WhispererYour dog just doesn't seem to listen. You've been through obedience training, but he still can't seem to master the most basic commands. And nothing you do seems to prevent him from misbehaving. "Clients usually come to me when their dogs are ruining their lives, not when they won't sit," says Cesar. "But everywhere I go, people are telling me they are confused about the wide variety of training options and theories out there, and they feel paralyzed because they don't know which to choose." Now, in his usual straightforward, confident manner, Cesar takes on the topic of training for the first time, by explaining the importance of balance as the foundation for a healthy relationship between you and your dog. In order to provide a variety of training options, he calls upon some of the foremost experts in the field to offer their advice so that you can find the perfect approach that works for you and your dog through a variety of methods. Filled with practical advice, anecdotes, tips, and trouble-shooting techniques from Cesar and his colleagues, this is the ultimate guide to a well-behaved and well-balanced dog-from a new puppy to an old dog who can still learn new tricks.The Only Training Book You'll Ever Need#1 New York Times bestselling author Cesar Millan shows you how to communicate well with your dog and shares the most effective and humane methods for teaching your dog how to be a happy, well-behaved member of your household. In Cesar's Rules, he'll address: The most popular training techniques, including positive reinforcement and using a clicker Ways to teach basic obedience commands sucha as sit, stay, and come The importance of balance, and why a well-trained dog does not necessarily mean a balanced one How to use your dog's own natural inclinations to create better behavior The methods and theories from a variety of renowned trainers, including Bob Bailey, Ian Dunbar, Joel Silverman, Martin Deeley, and Mark Harden Encouraging and honoring your dog's instincts And much more . . .
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