Puppy Training to Advanced Techniques plus 50 Problem Behaviors Solved!
Author: Teoti Anderson
Publisher: i5 Publishing
Teoti Anderson provides the last word on dog training. The Ultimate Guide to Dog Training is the most comprehensive single volume ever written on the subject and is the one training manual every dog owner needs in his or her home. When it comes to dog-training books, owners can be overwhelmed by choice, with literally thousands of titles available. Finally, the publisher of Dog Fancy magazine has conceived how one book can do the training of thousands—The Ultimate Guide to Dog Training encompasses every topic from the puppy’s first lessons and house-training to advance training methods and retraining rescue dogs, rebellious teens, and seniors. Dog trainer and behavior expert Teoti Anderson offers straightforward advice and easy-to-follow instructions for each topic, all based on her success-oriented positive-training methods. From selecting the right training equipment and avoiding common first-time owner mistakes to executing the perfect heel cue and solving complicated behavior issues, The Ultimate Guide to Dog Training will remain an indispensable guide for the dog owner for years to come. INSIDE THIS DOG FANCY BOOK: •The basics of dog training: how dogs learn, communication, canine senses •Puppy training: house-training, first lessons and basic cues, socialization, manners and life skills •Principles of positive-training methods, lures and rewards, and using clickers •Obedience school, formal heeling, off-lead training, and the recall •Introduction and overview of 35 dog sports and activities, from obedience and agility trials to weight pulls, dock diving, and more •25 favorite tricks plus interactive games for dogs and owners •50 behavioral problems explained and solved •Training tips for small and giant dogs and special-needs dogs •Resource section of websites, associations, and publications plus a glossary of training terms
The star of Animal Planet’s It’s Me or the Dog reveals everything you need to raise the perfect pet—and get off on the right “paw” with your new best friend! “By far, one of the best resources for new and future puppy parents.”—Marc Abraham, award-winning veterinarian, broadcaster, and founder of PupAid Celebrity trainer Victoria Stilwell is one the most trusted names in the pet world. In this fun and informative guide, her first for puppies, she teaches you how to navigate each stage of a puppy’s growth, from the first weeks through adolescence. You’ll learn: • puppy-proofing your home • toilet training • building leash-walking and play skills • preventing nipping and excessive barking • caring for your puppy’s health • and more!
This book contains proven steps and strategies through which you can train your dog as a way of improving your relationship. Dog training you should know is the application of behavior analysis using environmental events to modify the behavior of a dog. There are all kinds of reasons why one can decide to train their dog, and this could be for it to help in certain activities or for it to be useful in domestic life. It can be very stressful to live with an untrained dog as they will make your life tough and uncomfortable
Housetraining, Life Skills, and Basic Care from Puppyhood to Adolescence
Author: Tracy J. Libby
Publisher: i5 Publishing
As puppy adoption continues to climb annually in the United States, so too does the demand for an absolute resource like The Ultimate Guide to Puppy Care and Training. Never before have all things puppy been covered in such detail as in the pages of this definitive new book. New puppy parents will make a new dog-smart friend in gifted author Tracy J. Libby, whose inviting tone, positive dog-friendly methods, and deep-rooted knowledge of her four-legged subject, provides everything a new owner needs to know for the puppy’s first year. Beginning with the selection of the puppy from a trustworthy source and the puppy’s first days in the home, this authoritative, up-to-date guide covers all aspects of house-training, feeding, grooming, obedience lessons, and home and veterinary care. Experienced dog owners, too, will find solutions to commonly encountered puppy issues, from separation anxiety and puppy cough to recurring house-training accidents and food guarding. Whether it’s natural remedies for allergies, selecting a doggy daycare, traveling by rail, or mastering the down-stay cue, The Ultimate Guide to Puppy Care and Training has the information readers want and need. INSIDE THIS DOG FANCY BOOK: •Puppy basics: selecting a puppy, puppy proofing and safety, daily routine, and accessories •Puppy kindergarten and house-training, puppy manners and socialization, puppies and children •Teaching basic cues (sit, down, stay, come, etc.) and advanced training •Grooming, feeding and nutrition, and exercise •Veterinary care, vaccinations, spaying/neutering, and common puppy ailments •Solving behavioral problems (jumping, digging, shyness, aggression, etc.) •25 signs of sickness, 35 major health considerations, and 50 first aid emergencies •Natural dog care: holistic, homeopathic, herbal, and hands-on therapies •Fun with dogs: tricks, indoor and outdoor games, dog sports and competition This volume is the only book you’ll need to start out right with your new puppy!
Do you dream of the day when your puppy stops staining your carpet? Are you sick of stepping in "puppy surprises" in the middle of the night? If so, this is the book for you. Not in the House! is the ultimate guide to potty training your puppy quickly and effectively. Gone are the days where you just toss down some newspaper and hope for the best. This guide can get that puppy of yours potty trained in no time! Potty training puppies takes time and patience, but all you have to do is follow the suggestions in this book and you and your puppy can get past this awkward stage and start enjoying each other without any stinky surprises! Grab your copy of Not in the House! The Ultimate Guide to Potty Training Your Puppy today!
Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Dog Happy and Healthy
Author: Tammy Gagne
Publisher: Lumina Media
Dogs can bring companionship, fun, and unconditional love to their owners. To reciprocate for all of the joy that a dog adds to life, dog owners need to be educated about and fully prepared for responsible ownership and care. There’s a lot to know when you’re a dog owner, and this comprehensive guide serves as the ultimate reference for owners at all stages of their dogs’ lives. Inside The Ultimate Guide to Dog Care: •A thorough discussion on what you need to consider before you decide to add a dog to your family •Sources from where you can obtain a healthy, sound puppy or adult dog •Checklists and charts to help you buy all of the equipment and supplies you will need before your dog comes home •How to introduce your new dog to your home, other family members, other dogs, and strangers •The importance of socialization to a dog’s overall personality and confidence •Complete nutrition for puppies, adults, and senior dogs •How to groom different coat types and the tools you will need •Making sure that your dog gets enough exercise for his body and mind, with special sections on organized dog sports and pet-assisted therapy work •Keeping your dog safe at home and everywhere you go •Raising a polite canine member of society through reward-based training, communication, and solutions to common problems •Routine health checks, dealing with parasites, and recognizing and treating illness and injury, with a chapter on care of the older dog
A renowned pet expert shares his unique way of getting inside a dog's head in order to approach canine training on an individualized basis and helps readers find and correct the flaws in their own behavior that reinforce bad habits in their pets. TV tie-in. 125,000 first printing. Tour.