The Love that Dog Training Program

Author: Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761160752
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Pets

Presents a five week training program focusing on a positive system of reward and punishment that takes readers through the fundamentals of how to make a new dog feel comfortable and safe.

The Love That Dog Training Program

Author: Larry Kay
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761164073
Release Date: 2013-07-10
Genre: Pets

Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz is a very special trainer. She knows dogs instinctively, and, drawing on lessons she learned from raising three children, she uses the power of positive reinforcement and bonding to train dogs to be joyful, obedient, and devoted members of a family. Dog lovers throughout the Washington, DC, area know her: She trained each of the late Senator Ted Kennedy’s dogs, and when the Obama family were deciding on a puppy— and could have chosen any trainer in the world to work with—it was Ms Sylvia-Stasiewicz who trained Bo. In The Love That Dog Training Program, a lively, accessible, authoritative book, she shares her invaluable and proven program. Her method is based on positive reinforcement. She believes in trust and treats, not choke collars; in bonding, not squeezing or hitting. Her dogs are happy and self-confident, spirited yet very well-behaved. The basic program is five weeks, it takes only 15 or 20 minutes a day, and it works for both puppies and dogs, including retraining a dog with bad habits. Illustrated with step-by-step photographs, The Love That Dog Training Program covers hand-feeding. Crate training and potty training. Simple commands—sit, stay, come here—as well as more complex goals, such as bite inhibition and water safety. It shows how to avoid or correct common behavioral problems including jumping, barking, noise phobias, hiding, and more. Then: how to make your dog comfortable in the world—a dog that travels well, knows how to behave in a dog park or vet’s office, is comfortable around strangers, and more. As the author points out, dog training never ends, it just gets easier—and even more rewarding.

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.

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!

Imagine Life with a Well Behaved Dog

Author: Julie A. Bjelland
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 142998810X
Release Date: 2010-03-30
Genre: Pets

A comprehensive dog training and puppy training program that offers the added benefit of one-on-one online advice from the author 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 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 train 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. Because each dog's situation is unique, Julie is offering readers exclusive one-on-one guidance via her website, for up to 60 days. Here dog training, often very 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.

Natural Dog Training

Author: Kevin Behan
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9780578013633
Release Date: 2009-02
Genre: Pets

Natural Dog Training is about how dogs see the world and what this means in regards to training. The first part of this book presents a new theory for the social behavior of canines, featuring the drive to hunt, not the pack instincts, as seminal to canine behavior. The second part reinterprets how dogs actually learn. The third section presents exercises and handling techniques to put this theory into practice with a puppy. The final section sets forth a training program with a special emphasis on coming when called.

The Loved Dog

Author: Tamar Geller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416593980
Release Date: 2008-10-14
Genre: Pets

A Hollywood dog trainer explains how to use nonviolent, wolf-inspired methods in order to bond with and train canine companions, in a guide that reveals how to employ play-based techniques that elicit desirable dog behaviors.

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

Teach Your Dog 100 English Words

Author: Michele Welton
Publisher:
ISBN: 0979709105
Release Date: 2010-01
Genre: Dogs

Make your dog the smart, attentive, well-behaved companion you've always wanted. Follow the Vocabulary and Respect Training Program in Teach Your Dog 100 English Words and your dog will look right at you, listen to your words, and do what you say!

Surviving Your Dog s Adolescence

Author: Carol Lea Benjamin
Publisher: *Howell Book House
ISBN: 0876057423
Release Date: 1993-10-15
Genre: Pets

In Praise of Surviving Your Dog's Adolescence "Carol Benjamin has brought her usual wit and insight to bear on what is one of the most troubling phases for dog owners.... Whether you're having difficulties with a youngster or have a puppy who will soon be an adolescent, you can't help but benefit from reading this book." Robert G. Maxwell President, The American Kennel Club "A concise and practical guide Zthat] confronts almost every potential problem...with solid advice and good humor. It is destined to become a dog owner's next best friend." Roger A. Caras President, ASPCA A Howell Dog Book of Distinction

Family Friendly Dog Training

Author: Patricia B. McConnell
Publisher: Dog's Best Friend, Limited
ISBN: 1891767119
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Pets

Describes a six-week program to get people and dogs off on the right paw. Clear descriptions of humane and scientifically-based methods to teach basic exercises including sit, down, come, heel, stay and no jumping up. As importantly, the book emphasizes how to make training fun for those at both ends of the leash, and how to ensure reliable responses while still being your dog's best friend. Includes trouble-shooting tips for what to do when your dog hasn't read the training books and doesn't respond as expected. Equally useful for training classes or for people who are "home schooling." This is a book that many trainers will want their students to read.

Training Your Dog

Author: Joachim Volhard
Publisher: *Howell Book House
ISBN: 087605775X
Release Date: 1983-02-18
Genre: Pets

Eight carefully planned lessons teach you to apply canine/human learning patterns to train your dog simply, effectively, and permanently.

Let Dogs Be Dogs

Author: The Monks of New Skete
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316387927
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre: Pets

America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive "foundational" guide for dog owners. No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated on an understanding of the dog's true nature. Dogs need food, water, exercise and play, rest, veterinary care--the basics. But since dogs naturally want to be led, they also need focused and compassionate guidance. Through abundant stories and case studies, the authors reveal how canine nature manifests itself in various behaviors, some potentially disruptive to domestic accord, and show how in addressing these behaviors you can strengthen the bond with your dog as well as keep the peace. The promise of this book is that, especially in an ever-accelerating world filled with digital distractions, you can learn from your dog's example how to live in the moment, thereby enriching your life immeasurably.

For the Love of a Dog

Author: Patricia B. McConnell
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9780345477149
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Pets

An animal behaviorist draws on case studies and the latest scientific research to discuss the truth about a dog's emotional life, its implications for the human-canine bond, and its impact on dog training.

Train Your Dog Like a Pro

Author: Jean Donaldson
Publisher: *Howell Book House
ISBN: 0470616164
Release Date: 2010-05-03
Genre: Pets

The tools you need to think and train like a professional Jean Donaldson is one of the top dog trainers in the United States, and her training academy has gained a reputation as the Harvard for dog trainers and behavioral counselors. Now, you can harness her highly effective dog-training techniques and benefit from her expert guidance without leaving your home. If you're like most dog owners, you treat your four-legged friend as a valued member of the family who enjoys the full run of the house-which is why good behavior is so important. Train Your Dog Like a Pro offers a trusted, systematic approach to positive dog training that anyone can follow. You'll get clear, detailed instructions for teaching essential behaviors, more advanced skills, and even some fun tricks. Plus, a bonus DVD shows you exactly how to accomplish each technique. Bonus DVD contains 2 hours and 30 minutes of hands-on instruction Training is based only on positive reinforcement, patience, and persistence Donaldson is the best-selling author of The Culture Clash: The Revolutionary New Way to Understanding the Relationship Between Humans and Domestic Dogs Whether you're the proud parent of a puppy, an adolescent, or an adult dog, this book and DVD truly give you everything you need to train your dog like a pro. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.