Calming Signals

Author: Turid Rugaas
Publisher:
ISBN: 1929242271
Release Date: 2005-07-30
Genre: Pets

Presents Turid Rugaas working on her own home turf, doing what she does best, communicating with dogs. She shows footage of many calming signals, and how dogs use them. She also shows us how people can use calming signals in their own interactions with dogs. You'll enjoy visiting Turid's own dogs and those of her clients, while seeing her in action on her beautiful farm in the fjords of Norway. This is the DVD format and companion to the popular book, "On Talking Terms with Dogs."

On Talking Terms with Dogs

Author: Turid Rugaas
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 9781617810008
Release Date: 2005-12-01
Genre: Pets

Norwegian dog trainer and behaviorist Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably "calming signals," which are signals dogs use to avoid conflict, invite play, and communicate a wide range of information to other dogs and people. These are the dogs' attempt to defuse situations that otherwise might result in fights or aggression. Companion DVD, 'Calming Signals: What Your Dog Tells You,' DTB788, is also available. The DVD shows footage of many calming signals, how dogs use them, and how you can use them to calm your dog.

My Dog Pulls What Do I Do

Author: Turid Rugaas
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 9781929242238
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Pets

Is walking your dog a tug-of-war? At last, a simple way to teach your dog to walk on a leash without pulling your arm off! Norwegian dog trainer, Turid Rugaas, internationally known for her ground-breaking work on canine body language and author of On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals, turns her attention to the common problem of dogs that pull while on a leash. In My Dog Pulls. What Do I Do? you will learn Turids quick and easy method to train any age, size or breed of dog to walk calmly and quietly on a loose leash. Her approach is humane and based on a solid understanding of why dogs pull and how to work with the dogs nature and the environment to overcome the problem. City, town or country walking will become more relaxed, reducing stress for dog and owner. My Dog Pulls explains: Why dogs develop pulling problems.Simple steps to retraining even a vigorous puller.How to rehabilitate the puller with clear, helpful photographs. Correct use of leashes, collars and harnesses. What works, what doesnt.Troubleshooting problems that arise in training.

Barking

Author: Turid Rugaas
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 9781929242511
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Pets

Barking is more than just noise. Barking is natural and almost all dogs bark. It is one of the many ways dogs communicate with each other as well as with humans. In this book, author Turid Rugaas, well known for her work on identifying and utilizing canine "calming signals," turns her attention to understanding and managing barking behavior. Think of barking as your dog's language. By learning to identify what your dog is expressing when he barks, you can take steps to minimize their negative effects.

Canine Body Language

Author: Brenda Aloff
Publisher: Dogwise Pub
ISBN: 1929242352
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Pets

Never before has canine body language been so thoroughly documented with photographs and text! Hundreds of images in this almost 400 page book illustrate the incredible variety of postures, behaviors and situations that the typical dog either manifests or encounters in his day-to-day life. There isn't a dog trainer or behaviorist who won't learn something new in this incredible volume. And there isn't a dog owner who won't welcome the new insights they will gain into the behavior of the family dog.

Stress in Dogs

Author: Martina Scholz
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 9781929242900
Release Date: 2006-12-01
Genre: Medical

Human medicine has long recognized the health implications of stress on our physical and mental health. Dogs feel stress too. Learn how to identify and resolve more than 30 signs of stress in dogs and help your dog live a longer, happier life. Simple, sensible solutions for both the professional and concerned dog owner. Includes dozens of full color illustrations.

Communicating with Your Dog

Author: Ted Baer
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764107585
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Pets

Explains how to test a pet's IQ, correct dog training mistakes, and institute a training program using a command language consisting of only twenty words

Aggression in Dogs

Author: Brenda Aloff
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 9781617810862
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Aggressive behavior in animals


Dog Language

Author: Roger Abrantes
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 9781617810459
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Canidae


Click to Calm

Author: Emma Parsons
Publisher: Sunshine Books
ISBN: 1890948209
Release Date: 2004-12
Genre: Pets

Positive Answers for the Aggressive Dog. The dog that bites. The dog that attacks other dogs. The dog who may not survive his own aggressive behavior. What can be done to help these dogs? When Emma Parsons, canine behavior consultant, discovered that her own dog was aggressive, she developed innovative and effective strategies to calm, alter, and re-shape his reactive displays, and those of her clients' dogs.

The Healthy Way to Stretch Your Dog

Author: Sasha Foster
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 9781929242542
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Pets

Research on human athletes is changing what we know about stretching. For example, it is now recognized that aggressive stretching should only take place after muscles are warmed up and shortened from exertion. Authors Sasha and Ashley Foster have applied this latest research to dogs many of whom compete in vigorous canine sporting events so that you can learn how to safely and effectively stretch your dog to prevent injuries, maintain joint integrity, and improve you dog's fitness whether he is an elite canine athlete or a lap dog. Over 300 photos and diagrams demonstrate how to safely and effectively stretch each major muscle group in great detail. Special emphasis is given on correct hand placement for joint stabilization and how to maintain straight plane movement. Stretching routines are presented for both large and small dogs, older dogs, and those that are involved in a variety of dog sports.

Canine Play Behavior

Author: Mechtild Käufe
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 9781617811579
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Pets

Is it possible that what looks like play is something else entirely? German author Mechtild Käufer presents findings from scores of researchers worldwide who study why dogs play, the benefits they get from play and how to recognize the “rules” of play that dogs follow to keep their play behaviors fun and safe. There are dozens of color photographs included to help illustrate the actions of dogs at play.

The Cautious Canine

Author: Patricia B. McConnell
Publisher: Dogwise Pub
ISBN: CORNELL:31924100514953
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Pets

Learn how to help dogs conquer their fears with desensitization and classical counter-conditioning. Discover exactly what triggers your dog, then apply this step by step method used by thousands of dogs and their owners to overcome problem behavior that is motivated by fear.

Stress anxiety and aggression in dogs

Author: Anders Hallgren
Publisher: Cadmos Publishing
ISBN: 9780857887320
Release Date: 2013-04-01
Genre: Pets

Stress in dogs is an important topic for dog owners no more so than ever before. The most common symptoms of stress are anxiety and aggression. This book describes in detail how stress is triggered and the effects that it has on the body. Stress prevention and relief are also dealt with in the book.