Luxury Bed for Your Dog Mix and match with La Vie En Rose Dog Duvet. It's an easy way to recycle and organize old blankets, pillows and clothes. It helps create a comfortable, stylish and easy to maintain bed for your dog. This long-lasting Duvet is pre-shrunk and washable. This Grey & Pink Floral duvet is available in small, medium/large and huge sizes. La Vie En Rose Dog Duvet Fully-zippered and gusseted for extra style and comfort Long-lasting, washable and pre-shrunk Organizes your old blankets, pillows and clothes on the inside of your duvetNew cover for old dog bed A Closer Look: Made Specially for: Dogs of all ages
Childproofing Your Dog: A Complete Guide to Preparing Your Dog for the Children in Your Life Master dog trainer and author of Good Owners, Great Dogs Brian Kilcommons shows readers how to encourage children and dogs to be perfect companions, in a comprehensive manual that demonstrates how to train an older dog to acept an infant, choose the right breed, and more.
Play With Your Dog A playful dog is a healthy dog! For most dogs, play comes naturally, while for others, play is something they need to be taught. Play helps dogs learn to interact properly with other dogs and people. It helps sharpen their social skills and provides excellent physical and mental stimulation. In addition to being just plain FUN, play is a great way to help build a solid relationship between you and your dog and can be a great training tool.Play With Your Dog will show you: How play can help you build a loving and long-lasting relationship with your dog. The role of play in helping puppies avoid problems like fear and biting How to use play to re-socialize adult dogs. What to look for in dog play. Is it aggression or just having fun? Bonus! Dozens of games you can play with your dog and the benefits of each.So, whether you and your dog already play together and are looking for more creative opportunities to play, or you have a play-deprived dog who needs a re-introduction to the joys of play, this book will open your eyes to the possibilities. But don t spend too much time reading be sure to save time for play!
Training Your Dog for Life The first title in the Terra-Nova series to focus on training dogs of all ages, The Dog Training Handbook sets forth step-by- step puppy, basic, and advanced training techniques. It also provides management techniques for a host of problem behaviors and describes numerous activities that the well-trained dog and his owner can enjoy together.
Training Your Dog This enjoyable guide includes quick-reference "Make It Easy" boxes to recap important information and basic training techniques that encourage obedience in your dog. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planet, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet.
Training Your Pug It's well known that each canine breed has its own traits, but when acquiring a new pet dog, many inexperienced owners mistakenly assume that the "one-size-fits-all" approach is adequate for purposes of dog training. This new title in Barron's Training Your Dog pet care series focuses on the distinctive traits of the Pug. Dog owners learn humane but effective methods of housebreaking and paper training, obedience training, teaching the dog to respond to verbal commands, walk on a leash, and more. All books in the Training Your Dog series are filled with instructive, step-by-step color photos that demonstrate training methods.
Training Your Chihuahua Because the typical Chihuahua is fiercely loyal to its master, this little dog doesn't always get along well with strangers or children. Prospective owners of Chihuahuas are generally advised to include socialization methods in the dog's training when it is very young. This book, a title in Barron's Training Your Dog series, presents breed-specific advice to dog owners. The emphasis is on dog-friendly methods for teaching skills and preventing or correcting bad habits. Virtually every aspect of canine training is covered, including house training, teaching obedience to verbal cues and hand signals, retrieving, walking the dog on a leash, and more. Instructive color photos appear on most pages.
Training Your Rottweiler Titles in the attractive Training Your Dog series speak exclusively to the tast of dog training, telling new dog owners what they need to know about the breed they have chosen, while instructing them in humane but effective methods of housebreaking and paper training, basic obedience training, walking on a leash, teaching a dog to obey verbal commands and hand signals, and much more. Each title in this series focuses on the distinctive traits and temperament of a specific breed. Special behavior problems are also covered, with advice on eliminating bad habits that include begging, jumping on visitors, unnecessary barking, and aggressive behavior.
Training Your Pit Bull Because it was originally bred as a fighting dog, today's typical American Pit Bull Terrier requires special training and handling by its owner. Canine expert Joe Stahlkuppe advises that not every Pit Bull is right for every home. This breed adapts best to homes where the dog owners maintain a structured lifestyle and regular habits. Although Pit Bulls typically form strong bonds with their owners, they are often aggressive toward other dogs, and sometimes hostile toward human beings they don't know. Stahlkuppe asserts that preventing aggression and fighting becomes a matter of limiting opportunity. He points out many ways and methods for limiting that opportunity, and goes on to offer a wealth of details for training and maintaining a happy, healthy, and friendly American Pit Bull Terrier. Color photos throughout.
Be the Pack Leader: Use Cesar's Way to Transform Your Dog ... and Your Life The New York Times bestseller!Be the Pack Leader is Cesar Millan's guide for taking your relationship with your dog to a higher level. By developing the skills necessary to become the calm-assertive owner your dog needs in order for him to live a balanced, fulfilled life, you'll improve your dog's behavior and your own life as well.Be the Pack Leader is filled with practical tips and techniques, including: How to use calm-assertive energy in relating to your dog-and to others around you The truth about behavioral tools, from leashes and harnesses to clickers and e-collars How to satisfy the needs of your dog's breed Success stories from Cesar's clients, viewers, and fans-including the Grogan family of Marley & Me fame A quick reference guide of specific, step-by-step procedures to tackling some of the most common dog behavior problems
Wild Discovery Guide to Your Dog Understanding 225 full-color photographs. From barking to marking, wet noses to wagging tails, this informative guide answers the most puzzling questions about the most companionable of animals, the dog. In the spirit of the Discovery Channel television series Wild Discovery, this book delves into the heart of dog behavior, every beat of which is an echo of the wolf ancestors in each dog's bloodline. Featured in this indispensable resource are: details of the similarities between domestic and wild dogs; insights into the dog's design, senses, life stages, and behavior; advice on choosing and training a dog; a comprehensive guide to dog care; and an authoritative directory of 50 major dog breeds. Filled with 225 vivid full-color photographs, this unique and insightful volume is sure to strike the fancy of first-time dog owners and veteran dog lovers alike.
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.
Catch Your Dog Doing Something Right: How to Train Any Dog in Five Minutes a Day Cantrell, a cognitive animal behaviorist, has created a dog-training method that will appeal to a wide variety of dog owners. Taking a holistic point of view, she points out that a dog (or any other creature) cannot learn if under inappropriate stress. She demonstrates in pictures and easy-to-understand language various techniques to assess a dog's learning style, reduce or eliminate unnecessary stress, and develop a deeper bond between dog and handler. While not all trainers will agree with her assertion that dogs think (like dogs, after all), basing her technique on sound principles of operant conditioning as well as New Age health philosophies certainly makes this a unique work that moves beyond training dogs to teaching them and developing a human-dog bond that really works. For all pet-care collections.
101 Ways to Do More with Your Dog: Make Your Dog a Superdog Play, jump, drive, pull, help, or just soak up the limelight-101 Ways to Do More with Your Dog builds confidence and jump starts the bonding process between dog and owner. You will never have a bored, rainy day again! See happy dogs and their owners participating in a wide range of activities together, and bringing joy to others, and you, too, will be inspired to find new things to do with your beloved dog. You may have heard of agility, search & rescue, or thought, "My dog should be on TV!" With our busy schedules and demands on our time, we can't always convert our dreams into reality. With 101 Ways to Do More with Your Dog, you have 101 easy ways to get inspired. For each activity, you'll learn the best type of dog, how to get started, and where to find governing organizations. Then, you go one step further: enjoy the visual, step-by-step instruction on how to teach your dog the basics. That way, you can try the sport out on your own at home, without the commitment of signing up for a class. And if you DO decide that this is an activity that you'd like to pursue, you can go into a class with confidence!Activities for you and your dog include: Volleyball Jump Rope Scent Work Sledding How to work with hearing-impaired dogs Becoming a therapy dog, an animal actor, a dog blood donor, and much more!
Mental Activation: Ways to Stimulate Your Dog's Brain and Avoid Boredom Dogs need to encounter and overcome physical and mental challenges to remain happy and well. Unless this fundamental need is met, the dog will be inert and passive and may develop behavioral problems. It is therefore every dog-owner's duty to arrange appropriate stimulation for their dog. The reward is a happy and balanced companion who is permitted to express its specific behavior and who has a close and harmonious relationship with humans. In this book, Anders Hallgren describes simple exercises designed to stimulate and improve your dog's senses. Practical exercises are divided into four groups-obedience, problem solving, trailing, and coordination. It is not vital that the dog learns to perform these tasks perfectly, but to challenge its mind and intelligence.
50 Tricks to Teach Your Dog: Amaze Your Friends! Impress Your Family! Challenge Your Dog! 50 Tricks to Teach Your Dog offers a wide range of intelligent games and tricks to teach dogs of any size, shape, or temperament. These tricks provide necessary mental and physical stimulation for both puppies and adults and a positive way to release excess energy. This enjoyable guide contains exciting tricks like "Shut the Door," "Count Out Loud," "High Five," "Peekaboo," and "Take a Bow," and provides training advice from the basics to the more complex elements to ensure safe and effective training technique for the entire family. The step-by-step photographs break each trick into easy-to-train parts and show you what to do if your dog makes mistakes as he is learning, while the helpful text explains how a well-taught and appropriate trick will help to reinforce the close bond and trust between you and your dog. This fun and easy-to-use book provides an assortment of tricks so pet parents can tailor playtime to their dogs' specific strengths and abilities. There is even a chapter on "rainy day tricks" to help keep dogs occupied when stuck inside the home.
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.
How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves takes a scientifically sound yet practical approach to explaining dog behavior and training theory, and then shows you how to apply these concepts so you can train your dog to be well behaved. Written by one of the leading veterinary behaviorists in the country, this revised and expanded edition of the original bestseller features brand new chapters that provide the most up-to-date science of dog behavior and explains key concepts in clear, straightforward language. The user-friendly, full-color instructional drawings enhance the informative text, while the all-positive training advice helps you change undesirable behaviors without resorting to aversive corrections such as yelling, hitting, pushing, or other outdated forms of punishment. Good behavior and problem solving exercises are broken down into easy-to-read "5 Minute" sections, while "Spot" quizzes throughout the text help reinforce your grasp of the material. Science-based methods for observing, understanding, and modifying behavior are applied to everyday situations, offering numerous examples of how training exercises can be turned into fun games for both dogs and owners.
The Evans Guide for Housetraining Your Dog One Important Reason for the success of the human/dog relationship is the dog's ability to adapt to human environments and requirements. Housetraining is a prime example, but when humans "humanize" housetraining, points out the Evans Guide, the result is havoc. Now, for all puppies and older dogs and their owners, celebrated dog trainer Job Michael Evans presents a sensible, effective approach to do the job once, fast and right. The author's Access system is a powerful tool that gets the results you want. Learn how to give a "correction with a connection" so Rascal knows his mistake and not to repeat it. The support you need to succeed, in the form of handy schedules, summary sheets, photos and diagrams are all included. There are also important, special chapters for trainers, breeders, pet store operators and shelter personnel to help clients with housetraining. With understanding and humor, Job Michael Evans guides you through the housetraining process to move you and your dog to a lasting partnership--the human/dog relationship as it was meant to be.
Groom Your Dog Like a Professional: Step-By-Step Techniques and Tips for a Great Looking Dog During these challenging economic times, many people are looking for practical ways to boost their incomes. Starting a dog care business is a viable option to not only make more money with little startup expense but also provides assistance to millions of pet parents whose hectic lifestyles may cause them to leave their pets unattended for extended periods of time during the day or week. Doggy Business 101 addresses the rising need for pet care services and provides detailed advice for starting up and operating a doggy daycare or related business, such as dog walking, pet sitting, and dog camps. This comprehensive guide includes step-by-step methodology for coming up with a feasibility study and business plan to encourage success in the fast growing pet service industry, plus current data on consumer usage or selection of doggy service products. It also offers advice on how to finance and staff a doggy business, with information about bonding and insurance. Marketing and advertising ideas are included to help build public awareness and interest for your self-run business, while sample checklists and business forms help simplify the day-to-day operations.
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