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!
The Dog Trainer’s Resource 3 contains the best APDT Chronicle of the Dog articles from the past few years, placing a special emphasis on developing skills in areas where many dog trainers may lack experience, like specialized training protocols and improving business practices for profitability and longevity.
Step-by-Step Instructions for raising a happy well-behaved dog
Author: Kyra Sundance
Pubpsher: Quarry Books
Whether you’re welcoming a new puppy into your family or want to help your best friend overcome fears or problem behaviors, internationally renowned dog trainer and best-selling author Kyra Sundance presents your essential reference for positive dog training. Using a visually driven, playful presentation, Dog Training 101 offers step-by-step instructions to train your pup to be a happy, attentive, and well-mannered canine. You will use positive training methods—including humane counterconditioning and positive redirection—to build a joyful relationship with your dog, who will become a willing partner in the process. Teach your dog basic commands, such as: Sit Down Stay Come Drop it Leave it Learn real-world tactics for managing common household problems, such as: Leash pulling Jumping on visitors Begging at the table Getting into the trash can Growling Peeing (submissive, excited, and marking) Kyra will also help you teach your pup to overcome common fears, among them: Loud sounds Being left alone Certain people Vacuum cleaner The bathtub This comprehensive guide also includes step-by-step advice for bringing a new dog into your household: preparing for a new dog’s arrival, tips for a smooth transition into the household, introducing him or her to your family, and acclimating your dog to his or her new world. Fun games you can play with your dog offer both opportunities for bonding and a chance to practice rules and boundaries within a defined structure. A “Good to Know” chapter offers an array of useful information, including the Heimlich maneuver for dogs, a list of weird things dogs do that are perfectly normal, and a list of common poisons. Bond with your dog as you strive toward common goals with Dog Training 101.
The Complete Practical Guide to Raising an Amazing Puppy and Training an Incredible Dog Using Proven Positive Methods
Author: Matthew Hargreaves
Discover how you can raise your Puppy and Train your Dog the Loving and Friendly way WHILE Enjoying every step of the process Do you want a well trained and happy Dog? Do you want to raise your Puppy in the most loving way possible while making them incredibly well behaved? Do you want to train your Dog using modern methods PROVEN to work? As someone who has tried every out there for training both my own Dogs and clients Dogs I know just how difficult it can be. The same goes for raising a Puppy, especially after you come home to your 2nd destroyed Sofa in a week! Luckily for you though, I have discovered that modern Positive methods can both raise an incredible Puppy and lead to a well trained Dog WITHOUT causing them ANY suffering or harm. All I wish was that I and other Dog trainers discovered this decades ago to stop the needless harm and suffering that all of the outdated methods have caused to countless Dogs and Puppies around the world. So, join me in raising the most amazing, happiest and well trained Dogs using Positive Methods that both YOU and your Dog will LOVE! Anyways, here is just a slither of what you will discover inside... - The EXACT Step by step formula for your Dog learning ALL the fundamentals they need! - 10 Essential training tricks for any new Dog owner - How to make training one of the best bonding activities for you and your Dog - The 1 thing ALL Dogs love to do - The Science behind Positive Dog training - 3 things that show your Dog is suffering from too much stress - The easiest way for your Dog to learn the 5 basic commands - Why Potty training your Dog in a positive manner is so key - The best ways to House Train your Dog and STOP finding little treats all over the house or coming home to a destroyed Sofa - The MUST KNOW key principles to training an amazing Dog - EXACTLY How to train an amazing and happy Puppy using modern Positive Reinforcement methods! - 10 Essential training tips every Puppy owner must know - Why more trainers are switching towards Positive training methods than ever before (It's about time!) - Proven tactics to drastically reduce separation anxiety in your Puppy - How to combine clicker training with positive reinforcement methods to improve your Puppies behavior! - How to make sure constant barking is never a problem in your household ever again! - 1 Secret all dog trainers use to decrease the time taken for Dogs to learn new skills - 3 Things to NEVER do when Crate training your Puppy - How to not only Raise a well trained Puppy but build an incredible relationship with your Puppy! And that is barely scratching the surface! Even if you've tried literally EVERY method of Dog training and raising a Puppy before, or even if you've heard Positive training is too good to be true or tried it yourself and got ZERO results from it, this book outlines in a step by step manner how to raise a wonderful Puppy and an amazingly well trained Dog using PROVEN Positive training methods! So, if you're ready to learn the exact way to train your Dog the loving and friendly way using methods backed by science then scroll up and click "Add to Cart."
Release on 2009-10-01 | by Sasha Foster,Ashley Foster
A Physical Therapy Approach
Author: Sasha Foster,Ashley Foster
Pubpsher: Dogwise Publishing
Category: Health & Fitness
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. Teaches correct hand placement for joint stabilization and how to maintain good form. Stretching routines are presented for both large and small dogs, older dogs, and those that are involved in a variety of dog sports.
Positive Training and Practical Advice for Living With Reactive and Aggressive Dogs
Author: Annie Phenix
Pubpsher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Aggression is a subject that no dog owner wants to talk about, but one that many owners have to face. Statistics show that aggression is not only the most serious problem in dogs but also the top reason for owners to seek out professional help for their pets. Left unchecked, an aggressive dog can become a dangerous dog, and this informative volume comes to the aid of many heartbroken owners who feel that they have tried everything to correct their dogs’ unpredictable and inappropriate behavior. Author and certified dog trainer Annie Phenix shares her belief that many reactive dogs can be rehabilitated with the right training, and she offers her expertise in positive, force-free training methods to desperate owners who have resorted to extreme measures to keep their dogs away from other people and animals. Inside The Midnight Dog Walkers: Stories and practical examples from the author based on aggressive dogs she’s trained and owned Behavioral warning signs that owners should recognize Definitions of different types of aggression and why they occur Tips on how to handle a potentially aggressive or aggressive dog The author’s force-free training philosophy and how she applies it with her clients to effect positive changes Popular myths and misconceptions about training these "grumpy growlers"
Release on 2010-06-22 | by Jack Volhard,Wendy Volhard
Author: Jack Volhard,Wendy Volhard
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Make training fun and effective This friendly guide shows you how to select the right training method for your dog, based on his unique personality, to reach your desired goals. Whether you want to teach Buddy to sit or master retrieving, you'll get expert training tips and techniques for you and your dog — to ensure a mutually respectful relationship with your four-legged friend. Concentrate on canines — discover why your dog acts the way she does, understand her nutritional needs, and ready yourself for the task of training your dog Prep for your pup — prepare your home for your puppy's arrival, discover the importance of socialization, and get started on housetraining Put your best paw forward — teach basic commands like Sit, Stay, and Down, and get the scoop on how to deal with doggie don'ts like chewing, digging, and excessive barking Take training to the next level — get involved in organized dog activities and competitions, where you'll both show off impressive tricks like retrieving, figure 8s, and much more Open the book and find: Step-by-step instructions for teaching your dog basic commands Helpful advice on crate training Safe ways to address aggression and separation anxiety Tips for teaching Buddy to behave himself around people and other dogs Techniques to keep your senior dog feeling young Health issues that can interfere with training Experts to turn to for training help Learn to: Use positive reinforcement as an effective teaching tool Select the gear you need for training success Teach the basics including Sit, Stay, and Down Eliminate unwanted behavior
"Short, fun sessions are ideal for a dog, especially when they end with success! Each 10 minute exercise will boost your dog's intelligence as their brain is challenged with new behaviors. This special time with their owner will be the highlight of their day"--Page  of cover.
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.
Release on 2004 | by MaranGraphics Development Group
Author: MaranGraphics Development Group
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something–and skip the long-winded explanations? The Visual Learning System in Teach Yourself VISUALLY ‰ Dog Training breaks down the different training tasks into graphical two-page lessons that simplify learning. Inside you’ll find clear, step-by-step instructions for developing an effective training regimen for your puppy or adult dog. Full-color photographs show you how to train basic commands, socialize and housetrain your dog, and teach tricks and games. Plus, you’ll learn how to manage problem behaviors, such as excessive barking, jumping up on people, destructive chewing, and much more LI>"Question && Answer" sidebars provide practical tips and tricks LI>Large color photos demonstrate how to correctly perform each task LI>Step-by-step instructions explain beginner to more advanced training techniques LI>Two-page lessons offer skills you can practice immediately