How to Raise the Perfect Dog

Author: Cesar Millan
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 0307461319
Release Date: 2009-10-06
Genre: Pets

From the bestselling author and star of National Geographic Channel's Dog Whisperer, the only resource you’ll need for raising a happy, healthy dog. For the millions of people every year who consider bringing a puppy into their lives–as well as those who have already brought a dog home–Cesar Millan, the preeminent dog behavior expert, says, "Yes, you can raise the perfect dog!" It all starts with the proper foundation in the early years. Here, Cesar tells you everything you need to know to create the best environment for a well-balanced dog in order to avoid behavior issues in the future, and shows you how to correct the most common behavior issues for young dogs. Based on Cesar’s own detailed experiences raising individual puppies from some of the most popular breeds, How to Raise the Perfect Dog is like having Cesar right beside you, as your own personal expert, coaching you and your dog from the first day of your life together. Packed with new information aimed specifically at the particular needs of puppies and adolescents, and written in Cesar's friendly, accessible style, How to Raise the Perfect Dog answers all the most commonly asked questions and guides you towards a loving, satisfying life-long relationship with your best friend. #1 New York Times bestselling author, Cesar Millan shows you how to raise the perfect dog and prevent behavior issues before they start, including: • what to expect from each stage of your puppy's development • quick and easy housebreaking • the essentials of proper nutrition • the importance of vaccinating–and of not over-vaccinating • creating perfect obedience from day one through rules, boundaries, and calm-assertive leadership • how to avoid the most common mistakes owners make raising puppies and young dogs • how to correct any issue before it becomes a problem • unique exercises and play to bring out the best in every breed From the Hardcover edition.

How to Raise the Perfect Dog

Author: Cesar Millan
Publisher:
ISBN: 0340993057
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Dogs

Cesar Millan, international bestselling author of 'Cesar's Way', TV star of National Geographic's 'Dog Whisperer' and household name in dog training, turns his attention to puppies. Everything you'll ever need to know about getting it right from the start and for life.

How to Raise the Perfect Dog

Author: Cesar Millan
Publisher:
ISBN: 0340993065
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Dogs

Cesar Millan's ultimate guide for first-time dog owners as well as 'pack leader' veterans who want expert techniques on correctly training a new puppy. Cesar is THE name in dog training.

Cesar s Rules

Author: Cesar Millan
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780307716873
Release Date: 2011-10
Genre: Pets

Outlines an approach to dog training that focuses on discipline and balance, discussing the most popular training techniques and how to encourage better behavior by using the dog's natural inclinations.

Cesar Millan s Lessons From the Pack

Author: Cesar Millan
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426216190
Release Date: 2017-02-07
Genre: Pets

In this inspiring book, best-selling author and "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan uses decades of experience to reveal the many ways that dogs and people can enrich each other's lives, sharing eight essential life lessons imparted by a group of very special dogs he's trained over the years. From his roster of celebrity clients to his reality television series, Cesar Millan is America's most sought-after dog behavior expert. Now, he reveals the amazing ways that our pets can teach us. In this affecting book, he shares eight heartwarming stories about the dogs that have inspired him the most—and the lessons he's learned from them about healing and more. Each chapter, drawing on celebrity and noncelebrity clients alike, spotlights the essential traits that allow these animals to make the best of their situations—from authenticity to acceptance—and reveals how we can embrace these values to enrich our own lives. Sharing never-before-told insights, Cesar imparts a unique blueprint for seeking happiness and fulfillment through canine companionship.

The American Kennel Club s Train Your Puppy Right

Author: American Kennel Club
Publisher: i5 Publishing
ISBN: 9781620080177
Release Date: 2012-06-12
Genre: Pets

Offers advice on bringing home a new puppy including advanced preparations, grooming, and visits to the veterinarian.

Puppyhood Deck

Author: Cesar Millan
Publisher:
ISBN: 0340993081
Release Date: 2010-03-01
Genre:

For the millions of people every year who consider bringing a puppy into their lives - as well as those who have already brought a dog home. Based on Cesar's own detailed experiences raising individual puppies from some of the most popular breeds, Puppyhood Deck is like having Cesar right beside you, as your own personal expert, coaching you and your dog from the first day of your life together.

A Member of the Family

Author: Cesar Millan
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 9780307449986
Release Date: 2008-10-07
Genre: Pets

Many of us think of our dogs not as pets but as full-fledged members of our families. If you own a dog—or are thinking about getting one—A Member of the Family is the ultimate resource for integrating your canine companion into the life of your household. What should you do if you need to leave your dog alone at home while everyone is at work? Are you providing him with the exercise he needs? How can you make sure your children and dog get along well? How do events in the human family—such as birth, marriage, or divorce—affect the family dog? All of these questions and many more are answered by bestselling author Cesar Millan in his new book. Brimming with practical tips and techniques, A Member of the Family addresses the most common issues and questions that emerge over the course of a person’s lifetime relationship with a dog, explaining what it takes to be a good dog owner. From choosing the right dog for your particular family’s needs to setting the rules of the house (yes, you and your family are in charge) to finding a quality veterinarian and monitoring your dog’s health, Cesar offers essential advice for a harmonious home. No topic is left untouched. With success stories from Cesar’s fans and clients throughout, A Member of the Family includes sections on travel and doggie day care, the needs of an aging dog, and dealing with the death of a pet and its long-lasting effects on a family. A chapter on dogs and children is written from the perspective of Cesar’s sons, Andre and Calvin, and one on the role of the strong female pack leader is by Cesar’s wife, Ilusion. In his frank, simple, and calm manner, Cesar acts as your personal guide as you build a fulfilling, satisfying relationship with your dog. From the Hardcover edition.

Zak George s Dog Training Revolution

Author: Zak George
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781607748915
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Dogs

Zak George is a new type of dog trainer. A dynamic YouTube star and Animal Planet personality with a fresh approach, Zak helps you to tailor train to your dog's unique traits and energy level--leading to quicker results and a much happier pet. Packed with everything you need to know to raise and care for your dog, this book will help you communicate and bond with one another in a way that makes training easier, more rewarding, and--most of all--fun!

Be the Pack Leader

Author: Cesar Millan
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 0307405559
Release Date: 2007-10-02
Genre: Pets

Bestselling author Cesar Millan takes his principles of dog psychology a step further, showing you how to develop the calm-assertive energy of a successful pack leader and use it to improve your dog’s life–and your own. Filled with practical tips and techniques as well as real-life success stories from his clients (including the Grogan family, owners of Marley from Marley & Me) and his popular television show Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Cesar helps you understand and read your dog’s energy as well as your own so that you can move beyond just correcting behavioral issues and take your connection with your dog to the next level. The principles of calm-assertive energy will help you become a better pack leader in every area of your life, improving your relationships with friends, family, and coworkers. In addition, Cesar addresses several important issues for the first time, including what you need to know about the major dog behavior tools available and the difference between “personality” and “instability.” Ultimately, what emerges from Be the Pack Leader are both happier dogs and happier, more centered owners. From the Hardcover edition.

Training the Best Dog Ever

Author: Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761168850
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Pets

Presents a five week training program for both puppies and adult dogs that uses positive reinforcement and no-fail techniques to teach potty training, bathing and grooming acceptance, and friendliness with strangers.

Cesar s Way Card Deck

Author: Cesar Millan
Publisher:
ISBN: 0340992638
Release Date: 2010-02-01
Genre:

Cesar Millan, star of TV's Dog Whisperer, offers definitive and accessible advice for understanding dog behavior and correcting common dog problems. Drawn from his bestselling book, Cesar's Way, this deck of fifty cards brings his wisdom and expertise right to your fingertips. Organized by theme, these cards will teach you: How to set rules and boundaries for your dog and curtail bad habits such as barking, begging, and bed-hogging. How to bathe your dog, bring him to the vet, and invite guests into your house with a minimal amount of fuss and frustration for everyone involved. The importance of your daily walk, how to master it, and much more!

Cesar Millan s Short Guide to a Happy Dog

Author: Cesar Millan
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426211911
Release Date: 2013-01-02
Genre: Pets

After more than 9 seasons as TV’s Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan has a new mission: to use his unique insights about dog psychology to create stronger, happier relationships between humans and their canine companions. Now in paperback, this inspirational and practical guide draws on thousands of training encounters around the world to present 98 essential lessons. Taken together, they will help dog owners create the most fulfilling life possible with their dogs. In these pages, Cesar delves into crucial themes that go beyond obedience-school basics to reveal the hearts and minds of our beloved pets. In short, practical takes, he explores: • The basics of dog psychology • Instinctual behaviors • Creating balance and boundaries • Managing common misbehaviors • Choosing the right dog for your family • Helping your dog adjust to life transitions Throughout the book, inspiring stories from Cesar’s case files -- and from his TV show, Leader of the Pack – provide moving real-world applications and surprising life lessons. Smart, easy to use, and packed with Cesar's remarkable insights into human and canine behavior, A Short Guide to A Happy Dog is an inspiring tool for anyone looking to live a better life with a beloved member of the family.

How to Housebreak Your Dog in 7 Days Revised

Author: Shirlee Kalstone
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0307573516
Release Date: 2009-11-04
Genre: Pets

For almost twenty years, dog owners have turned to this compact guide for sensible, step-by-step advice how to housebreak their beloved pets--in just one week! Now revised and updated, pet expert Shirlee Kalstone's foolproof method for housebreaking your dog is available with a fresh new look and up-to-date information. Whether your dog is a puppy or getting on in years, whether your goal is to housebreak, paper train, or litter train, this practical, easy-to-follow plan will help you transform your pet into a dependable member of the household--in a way that works with both his innate behavioral instincts and your individual lifestyle. You'll never again have to worry about your dog acting out, feeling anxious or depressed--or ruining your brand-new rug--as you discover: * The simple secret of successful housebreaking--understanding your dog as a den dweller * Step-by-step programs tailored to both apartment dwellers and home owners, as well as to people who go to work, versus those who are home all day * Schedules for training puppies and (re)training adult dogs * How to identify your dog's natural behavioral rhythms--and use them to your advantage * How to cope with housebreaking lapses, marking territory, separation anxiety, and health problems * The power of praise and positive reinforcement, not punishment Including sample schedules and timetables, and a list of related resources and websites, here is the essential, proven advice that will make training a pleasure, for both you and your dog. From the Trade Paperback edition.