The Perfect Puppy

Author: Gwen Bailey
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781770859111
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Highly regarded dog behaviorist Gwen Bailey shares her proven system of training a puppy. Gwen Bailey's bestselling puppy care guide has helped hundreds of thousands of owners throughout the world raise a problem-free dog. It is now updated with the latest findings in canine behavior and a completely new user-friendly design, and answers many of the questions she has received from dog owners since the first edition. The Perfect Puppy teaches new puppy owners how to raise a well-behaved dog. Bailey's aim is to show puppy owners how they can influence their puppy's behavior for the better, and how to mold his future character. She uses her proven system of training a puppy using only positive rewards-based methods, coupled with a lot of play and fun Full-color photographs show how to housebreak a puppy, how to teach it to obey, how to prevent biting, chewing and other problems, and to generally be a good canine citizen and a beloved member of the family. She provides step-by-step training, a valuable socialization plan, and games that incorporate learning. The contents include: The raw material - how breeds affect behavior A puppy's view of the world The new family, life with a puppy Developmental stages Socialization Housetraining Behavior control and leadership Toys and games Preventing biting, aggression, chewing Handling and grooming Good manners and learning to be alone Training your puppy Adolescence and beyond.

Before and After Getting Your Puppy

Author: Ian Dunbar
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 9781577313441
Format: PDF, ePub
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Before & After Getting Your Puppy is a simple, practical guide for anyone bringing a new puppy into the family. In clear steps, with helpful photos and easy-to-follow training deadlines, Dr. Ian Dunbar, who pioneered puppy classes and a loving style of dog training in the 1970s, presents a structured yet playful and humorous plan for raising a wonderful dog. The guide is based on six developmental deadlines: completing owner education and preparation assessing a puppy’s prior socialization and education teaching errorless housetraining and chewtoy-training completing a socialization program of meeting strange dogs and people learning bite inhibition a continuing program of ongoing training In the first half of the book, Dr. Dunbar focuses on what the owner needs to know to select a great puppy. In the second half, he presents the crucial lessons the puppy must be taught during its impressionable early development. Over time, Dr Dunbar’s kind, positive program has been proven the most effective.

How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves

Author: Sophia Yin
Publisher: TFH Publications Inc
ISBN: 0793806445
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Describes how dogs think and learn, and provides dog training methods that take into consideration the unintentional effect human behavior has on the process.

Zak George s Dog Training Revolution

Author: Zak George
Publisher:
ISBN: 1607748916
Format: PDF
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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!

Training the Best Dog Ever

Author: Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761168850
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Life skills for puppies

Author: Helen Zulch
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781845845452
Format: PDF, ePub
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Approaching puppy education from the puppy's perspective, this book presents the key skills a dog needs to cope with life, and assists owners in developing a fulfilling relationship with their puppy. Beautiful photographs illustrate the points made, and each chapter includes a worksheet to help owners chart their puppy's progress.