Dog Training Obedience

Author: Joseph Day
Publisher:
ISBN: 1983799211
Release Date: 2018-01-13
Genre:

There have been times when you as a dog owner becomes increasingly frustrated. Your dog doesn't want to obey your commands and do as you say. Even with trying to coax your canine, sometimes it still does not work. Dogs are still and will always be man's best friend, but they also have to act like it. Increasingly bad behavior will not help them stay in the good graces of their owner. Dog owners that are looking for a solution to the madness will need to adapt to behavioral training methods that will make your dog do a 360 degree turnaround. Here are some of the reasons why your dog will act out: Your dog is not used to being separated from you for a period of time. There is a lack of communication between you and your dog. You are not reinforcing commands that your dog needs to obey. You are not consistent with making your dog change their bad behavior patterns. You are allowing others to do the opposite of how you are trying to train your dog. With the Dog Training Obedience Guide, you as a dog owner will be able to do more for your dog in terms of getting them to do what you need them to do. They need to learn to be obedient and do whatever you say, within reason. They need to understand that you are the dog owner and that they are to respect you as such. In this guide, you will learn: The importance of getting rid of your dog's bad behaviors Why biting should be stopped when your dog is still a puppy How howling, whining and barking can be nerve wrecking and what you can do about it What you can do about your dog's chewing problems Why your dog jumping on other people can pose a problem and what you can do about it And much more... This guide will list some of the most common behavioral problems that your dog may be dealing with. You will also deal with some of the proven ways that you can get your dog to change their ways. Using this resource can be very beneficial and valuable for you as your dog continues to grow. Following these methods in this guide, Dog Training Obedience, you will be able to turn your dog into one of the most obedient canines you have ever seen! So don't delay, get your guide now and get ready for the changes in your dog's behavior! You won't regret it!

Dog Tricks and Agility For Dummies

Author: Sarah Hodgson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470647353
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Genre: Pets

The fun and easy way to teach a dog new tricks Dog Tricks & Agility For Dummies (previously titled Dog Tricks For Dummies) makes trick and agility training fun for both you and your dog. You will learn to teach simple tricks, like tail wagging or barking on command to more complex tricks like fetching keys, your dog's dinner bowl, or the laundry. This hands-on guide provides the lowdown on the coolest dog tricks and offers expanded coverage on infusing the thrill of agility (whether for fun or competition) into your dog's life. Push a cart or stroller, run an agility course, play Frisbee and fly ball, and put the toys away Navigate all types of agility obstacles big and small, narrow and wide Prepare your dog for canine good citizen certification Determine if your dog can get involved in pet therapy and what's involved (i.e. nursing homes, children's centers, prisons, etc.) Make your own agility obstacles at home and set up a course Officially enter agility trials

Dogs For Dummies DVD Bundle

Author: Gina Spadafori
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 0470461675
Release Date: 2009-02-24
Genre: Pets

Train and learn all about your dog with this Super value bundle. Includes, the bestselling Dogs For Dummies, 2nd Edition, 380 pages with everything you need to raise a healthy, happy dog – from puppyhood to senior stage. Covers feeding, training, grooming, and solving behavioral problems (mixed breeds and purebreds alike). And all in a in a down-to-earth tone that has won rave reviews from customers and vets alike. Instructional and entertaining 70 minute DVD – benefit from more than a decade of hands-on veterinary experience as Jenny Taylor, DVM, details the ins and outs of living with and training your dog. Bonus breed and personality content!

Puppies Raising and Training Diary For Dummies

Author: Sarah Hodgson
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 0764508768
Release Date: 2001-10-29
Genre: Pets

This super-friendly diary helps puppy owners discover fun ways to raise and their puppy, based on a weekly calendar of growth and development. It offers: * Puppy how-to guidance and a diary to record growth and development * Expert advice on teaching a dog to be a well-behaved member of the family * Tips on raising a healthy dog and handling developmental problems * Pointers on building a strong emotional bond with a puppy

Adopting a Pet For Dummies

Author: Eve Adamson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471785125
Release Date: 2005-10-13
Genre: Pets

Develop a loving relationship with your adopted pet Your fun and easy guide to the challenges and rewards of adopting a pet Thinking about adopting or rescuing an animal? This friendly guide gives you a no-nonsense introduction to the process and helps you select the right companion for you and your family. You'll see how to handle everything from feeding, health care, and housetraining to obedience, behavior issues, and special needs for older and abused animals. Discover how to * Work with shelters and rescue groups * Navigate the procedures and paperwork * Find a supportive veterinarian * Adopt a dog, cat, bird, critter, or exotic pet * Help your pet adjust to its new home

Puppies For Dummies

Author: Sarah Hodgson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118206355
Release Date: 2012-02-07
Genre: Pets

Everything you need to train a puppy Bringing home a puppy? This fun, friendly guide to puppies prepares you for this tough but terrific time. From the basics of puppy training—housebreaking, feeding, crating—to the latest on doggie day care, traveling with a puppy, and the new designer breeds, you'll get everything you need to help your puppy grow up to be a healthy, playful, well-mannered dog. In this new edition, noted authority Sarah Hodgson offers trusted information on caring for a new puppy, including the newest dog training tools and gadgets, the best treats and dog food suppliers, and new insight into positive reinforcement training. Everything you need to start out right from day one Trusted and proven advice from an authority The latest information on positive reinforcement training Includes a completely new 8-page color insert If you're one of the lucky people getting ready to bring home a canine kid, this fun, informative guide gives you everything you need to smoothly integrate a puppy into your life and home.

Understanding Your Dog For Dummies

Author: Stanley Coren
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052765
Release Date: 2011-02-15
Genre: Pets

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of getting a dog or nervous about caring for the one you’ve already brought home, now you can relax. Understanding Your Dog for Dummies helps you recognize not only why your dog behaves the way she does, but in a way that enables you to parlay that into a well-behaved companion who listens (and sits, and speaks, and comes, etc.). Whether your pooch is a mixed breed or purebred, she has a distinct identity that makes her unique. The first step in understanding your dog is to respect the honorable task she was originally bred for and to identify how these inbred impulses influence her personality and behavior. In essence, you need to speak her language if you expect her to learn to understand yours. Understanding Your Dog for Dummies gives you everything you need to learn to understand your pooch’s unique dialect of “Doglish”—and shows you how to take on the role as pack leader to give your dog the cues, guidance, and consistency she needs to shape and develop good behaviors. Inside you’ll discover how to: Read your dog’s body language Communicate with your dog Interpret your dog’s breed-specific traits Correct dog-behavior-gone-bad Counter anxiety-based behavior Understand and resolve aggressive behavior And so much more! Think of this book as Doglish 101—a prerequisite for every human member of your dog’s family. Now, let the training begin!

Dog Tricks For Dummies Mini Edition

Author: Sarah Hodgson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118043059
Release Date: 2010-12-08
Genre: Pets

Have the most talented dog in the neighborhood! Want to teach your dog the coolest tricks? This step-by-step guide helps you easily train your four-legged friend using positive reinforcement. By teaching Fido a variety of tricks — from simple moves to more complex routines — you'll fulfill your dog's desire to be the star of the show. Open the book and find: Basic commands for dog training Ways to praise and reward your pooch Old and new favorites to teach man's best friend Tips for keeping your dog focused on the task at hand

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Dog Training

Author: Sarah Hodgson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470325353
Release Date: 2007-12-10
Genre: Pets

When you're training your dog, he won't sit still for long-winded explanations. You don't have to, either! With this visual guide, you'll quickly learn how to determine your dog's personality, customize a training plan, and speak Doglish. You'll get the scoop on training tools, everyday handling, puppy conditioning, and socialization. You'll learn how to teach basic commands and progress to fun tricks and games. Instead of poring over boring text, you'll get the picture and enjoy working with your soon-to-be well-trained dog! Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review * Each tool, principle, or training technique is clearly described * Detailed color photos demonstrate each step * Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo * Helpful tips provide additional guidance

Canine Good Citizen Test In A Day For Dummies

Author: Jack Volhard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118377024
Release Date: 2012-07-30
Genre: Pets

Help your four-legged friend pass the Canine Good Citizen Test in a day? Easy! The AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Program is one of the most rapidly growing programs in the American Kennel Club. With useful tips and quick fixes that will put a stop to all sorts of bad habits, Canine Good Citizen Test In A Day For Dummies helps owners build solid relationships with their dog based on positive reinforcement, trust, and obedience. This handy little guide gives you a better understanding of the test itself, the essential skills tested, and the benefits of this unique training program. It covers the test's requirements and various elements, and is packed with expert tips and advice for mastering all ten sections of the test. A detailed description of the entire test's requirements and elements Tips and tricks for mastering each the of 10 sections of the test The do's and don'ts of taking the test Online component takes you beyond the book with bonus content and features Canine Good Citizen Test In A Day For Dummies gives you everything you need to help your dog master the skills and proficiencies necessary to pass the AKC's Good Canine Test.

Gun Dog Training Spaniels and Retrievers

Author: Kenneth C. Roebuck
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811744577
Release Date: 2014-05-14
Genre: Hunting dogs

This is the first gun dog book devoted exclusively to the flushing breeds and also covers training retrievers for upland game work. Roebuck gives step-by-step instructions on how your own dog can help improve the hunt.

Dog Training in 3 Easy Steps

Author: Julie A. Bjelland
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429958622
Release Date: 2011-08-23
Genre: Pets

Previously published as part of Imagine Life with a Well-Behaved Dog. Do 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 you down the road when you walk him. In DOG TRAINING IN 3 EASY STEPS, Julie Bjelland offers you clear and easy-to-follow steps to make your dog confident, secure and able to understand and follow rules. Drawing on years of experience, Julie teaches basic training, how to communicate with your dog, and how to prevent and solve behavior problems. She discusses puppies and adult dogs, even special needs dogs, and tells how to choose the right dog for your family and how to integrate him into a home with kids, other dogs, or cats.

Pit Bulls For Dummies

Author: D. Caroline Coile
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118069370
Release Date: 2011-04-18
Genre: Pets

Pit Bulls have an image problem. If you’ve never been around Pit Bulls, you may think they are bloodthirsty man-eaters on the prowl for their next meal. If you’ve lived with one you know they are, indeed, on the prowl for their next meal – but they plan to get it by conning you out of your meal by doing something irresistibly cute! A breed of satin and steel, Pit Bulls are a mixture of softness and strength, an uncanny canine combination of fun, foolishness, and serious business. If you think Pit Bulls should be purged from the face of the earth, Pit Bulls For Dummies will enlighten you. Perhaps you're curious about this breed and want to know what Pit Bulls are really like; if so, this book is for you. Who else needs this handy reference? Smart people who realize that all breeds have good and bad points New (and not so new) owners who need help with training Owners looking for just the right veterinarian Potential owners looking to adopt from a breed-rescue group Pit Bull owners who need help identifying Pit Bull health problems Too many dog care books are filled with unrealistic scare tactics that would cause anyone to just give up, while others are filled with hand-me-down dog lore that has no basis in reality. You won't find any of that in Pit Bulls For Dummies. Here's a sampling of the handy information you'll find in this essential guide: Understanding the Pit Bull's origins and characteristics Caring for a puppy or older Pit Bull Keeping your dog healthy with diet and exercise Dealing with bad behavior: Biting, barking, jumping, and more Training your Pit Bull in the basics such as sit, stay, heel, and come Understanding Pit Bull body language Helping your dog become a social animal Owning a Pit Bull isn’t easy, but that’s not because of the dogs. A special commitment to the breed and a special dog owner are needed. Pit Bulls are pretty special dogs, and they have to prove it every day.