Dog Training Guide

Author: Monty Witt

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1312140860

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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Learn fast and simple dog training and puppy training tips and advice that will help you turn a difficult puppy or dog into an obedient Pet. Training a puppy or new dog when you first bring them home is critical. It is obvious that you need certain physical items such as a dog bed or crate, food and water bowls, puppy chow, collar, leash, toys, etc. Equally as important, all family members must decide and agree on routine, responsibility and rules. The first few days are extremely important because enthusiasm and emotions are up. Most dogs are good at heart and capable of learning exactly how to behave. This book helps you learn the teaching method that works for them and helps you be consistent in how you approach their issues. Obedience training is one of the most important aspects of raising a dog. In fact, a well trained dog is much happier because a trained dog requires fewer restrictions and gets more freedom.
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Making Friends

Training Your Dog Positively

Author: Linda Colflesh

Publisher: *Howell Book House

ISBN: 076457650X

Category: Pets

Page: 224

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Sensitive, user-friendly dog training that works! A good relationship with a dog is built on realistic expectations. The better you understand your dog's unique personality and natural behavior, the sooner you will establish a rapport based on two-way communication, mutual respect, and trust--and the easier it will be to train your dog successfully. One of the first positive training books, Making Friends is a highly accessible guide to training your dog effectively and humanely. Respected dog obedience trainer Linda Colflesh shows you how to use positive reinforcement through gentle, easy-to-follow methods that get results while respecting your dog's intelligence and dignity. From housebreaking and teaching everyday commands to grasping the important (but often overlooked) details of dog reaction and interaction, Colflesh outlines a week-by-week training plan that meets your needs and helps you build a strong connection with your furry companion. You'll discover how to: * Learn to "read" your dog's body language * Make proper use of collars, leashes, and treats * Handle puppy behavior problems the positive way * Keep your dog mentally stimulated and properly exercised * Join dog clubs and play groups Highly recommended by satisfied trainers, breeders, and pet owners, Making Friends is a proven, sensible, fun training method that lets you truly be your dog's best friend.
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Idiot's Guides: Dog Training

Author: Liz Palika

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1615645713

Category: Pets

Page: 272

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Nothing is more exciting than bringing home a new puppy or dog. But without some basic training, a dog can turn life upside down. Idiot's Guides®: Dog Training helps readers lay a solid, positive behavioral foundation for dogs of all ages and levels of prior training. Filled with full-color, step-by-step photos of the processes for housetraining, obedience, behavior modification, and more, this book is the fastest, easiest way to help a dog grow into a happy, well-behaved member of the family. And when the dog has mastered the basics, this book also shows readers some fun tricks to help owners and dogs enjoy their time together even more. The book includes the perfect balance between textual instruction and visual illustration to teach the essentials of dog training: - Buying and using the right tools and gear - Establishing rapport and understanding with the dog - Housetraining easily and humanely - Learning the foundations of good behavior: come, sit, down, stay, leave it, walking on a leash, and more. - Correcting bad behavior in a positive way and learning to behave well in special situations and with other dogs - Practicing some fun tricks to help the owner bond with their pet - An introduction to beginning AKC behavioral and competitive training
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The Human Half of Dog Training

Author: Risë VanFleet

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1617811157

Category: Dog owners

Page: N.A

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Most dog trainers have a strong desire to help dogs learn appropriate behaviors and solve the kinds of problems that most dogs experience or create. It is why they get into the business in the first place and it is what they are trained to do. What is challenging for so many trainers is that their success in working with dogs ultimately depends on the cooperation, understanding and follow-through of the people who bring their dogs to them to be trained. Failure to work with people often leads to failure with the dogs. In The Human Half of Dog Training, author Risë VanFleet draws upon her years of experience of working with people as a child and family psychologist to teach dog trainers how take a collaborative approach with clients to help insure the best possible outcomes for their dogs.
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The Wonder of Clicker Training

The Complete Guide to a Nonviolent, Positive, Compassionate, & Effective Way of Dog Training with Clickers

Author: James M. Meagher

Publisher: Living Plus Healthy Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 102

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Tired of dog training methods that just don't work? Still paying for those costly obedience lessons that have little effects on your pet? Introducing "Click Training" – an amazing training protocol that has achieved almost miraculous results. It is equally useful and effective in young puppies and older, adult dogs. Clicker training provides a pleasant and positive way to effectively teach animals new behaviors. It is based on positive reinforcements, unlike the older-school methodology, which involved negative reinforcement and punishment techniques. Perhaps the most wonderful thing about clicker training is that it can be easily learned and used by anyone – professional trainers or non-professional pet owners! That's what "The Wonder of Clicker Training" can help. Here's what you'll discover in this book: - What is clicker training and how to use it for the first time... - Simple ways to capture your pet's good behavior with a clicker... - Time tested strategies to master the art of targeting... - Step-by-step instructions to use a clicker to teach your pet specific behaviors... - How to effectively use verbal and non-verbal signals... - Things you should NEVER do when it comes to clicker training... - Common myths about clicker training... - How to use clicker training during your daily routines... - Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about clicker training... - And much more...
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Positive Training for Show Dogs

Building a Relationship for Success

Author: Vicki Ronchette

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1929242972

Category: Pets

Page: 95

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Apply the latest scientific research on how dogs learn to the world of dog showing. Whether you are just getting started in the breed ring or are an experienced show dog handler, you will enjoy learning how to work with your dog as your partner. Get outstanding showing results by using positive reinforcement methods including clicker training and lure/reward methods. Written by a dog show person for dog show people!
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Terrier-centric Dog Training

Author: Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1617811068

Category: Dogs

Page: 168

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All kinds of dogs have a number of hard-wired traits bred into them. Hounds love to follow their noses, Retrievers love to fetch and Herding dogs love to herd. With few exceptions, these are pretty harmless activities and don't stand in the way of training. Terriers, however, were bred to hunt and kill vermin independently, digging underground and barking excitedly, almost impervious to pain. Let's see...just a few challenges to overcome in training: strong prey drive, independence, feistiness, digging, barking, the list goes on. In Terrier-Centric Dog Training, author Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell takes up the challenge to help terrier owners train their dogs by making sure they understand the instincts bred into terriers and what the most effective training and management techniques are to use when working with a "natural born killer." You can train your terrier, but just don't let him loose off-leash in a park full of squirrels!
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Twenty One Days to a Trained Dog

Author: Dick Maller,Jeffrey Feinman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671251937

Category: Pets

Page: 141

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Guides owners of puppies and full-grown dogs in breaking such bad habits as chewing, barking, and chasing cars as well as training pets to follow advanced commands
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