This is followed by the most important commands, including 'sit', 'down', 'leave it', 'stay', 'wait' and 'settle down', as well as walking nicely on a lead, coming back when called, and sitting quietly when visitors call.
Author: Patsy Parry
Publisher: Southwater Publishing
Focusing on making training easy and fun, this book will help owners understand the basics of dog behavior.
"The core of the book is a fully comprehensive and illustrated A-Z of breeds, featuring over 350 different types of dog from all over the world.
Author: David Alderton
Category: Dog breeds
"The core of the book is a fully comprehensive and illustrated A-Z of breeds, featuring over 350 different types of dog from all over the world. Background information on general physical characteristics and behaviour, together with detailed, practical advice on exercise, training, diet, breeding, showing and health."--BOOK JACKET.
Following a quick look at the role of pups within the wolf pack, and how dogs evolved from wolves, this book gives a day-by-day, week-by-week guide to the fundamentals of training your puppy and building a happy lifelong bond between the ...
Author: Mark Vette
Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited
A comprehensive guide to puppy training by Mark Vette, of Pound Pups to Dog Stars fame. Following a quick look at the role of pups within the wolf pack, and how dogs evolved from wolves, this book gives a day-by-day, week-by-week guide to the fundamentals of training your puppy and building a happy lifelong bond between the two of you. Mark stresses the importance of the formative period (1-4 months) to instill good habits in your puppy, then shows you exactly how to do so and when to teach each skill. Includes chapters on choosing a puppy, forming a bond with your pup, training foundations (equipment and techniques), basic commands (like sit, heel and stay), what to train in which weeks of age, house training, socialisation, teaching them not to bite or indulge in continual barking, jumping up or other anti-social behaviours, plus a section on trouble-shooting if annoying behaviours start to creep in. It is a detailed and practical guide combining the latest cognitive science with modern, loving, training techniques. Illustrated with irresistible puppy photos, plus down-to-earth how-to shots of the training methods.
Provides a detailed and comprehensive discussion of the principles behind the training of working dogs. Australian author.
Author: Tully Williams
Publisher: Landlinks Press
Working Sheep Dogs examines and illuminates every aspect of the high-quality working dog. It provides a detailed discussion of the principles behind the training of working dogs, and reveals little-known methods for training and handling sheep dogs in the most effortless manner. The text is divided into six major sections covering the instincts of the working dog, breeding, principles of training, methods of training, handling livestock and sheep dog trials. Photographs and line drawings help to illustrate best techniques when training dogs, such as how to teach dogs to cast, muster and drive. Containing the first comprehensive breakdown and analysis of the instincts of the working dog, and discussing the various principles and methods of their breeding, this book is a practical reference for farmers and stockmen, hobby and lifestyle farmers, sheep dog trial competitors and breeders of working dogs.
Part of a great new series of comprehensive and accessible encyclopedias on our favourite animals, this is your definitive guide to the dog.
Author: Sean O'Meara
Part of a great new series of comprehensive and accessible encyclopedias on our favourite animals, this is your definitive guide to the dog. Discover the dog throughout history and culture, its uses and status, anatomy, appearance and behaviour, and take in a wealth of practical advice on how to choose a dog, care, health, breeding, training and showing your dog. Information on evolution and classification is included before succinct clear entries go on to cover all the main breeds of dog (nearly 400), organised by geographical origin and then by size. Helpful statistics and icons provide essential information at a glance.
TRAINING. Aggression In Dogs: Practical Mgmt, Prevention & Behaviour
Modification. Brenda Aloff Behavior Problems in ... Turid Rugaas Positive
Perspectives: Love Your Dog, Train Your Dog. ... Illustrated Guide to Judging
Author: Mychelle Blake
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
Category: Business & Economics
Today's professional dog trainer needs to develop expertise in a wide variety of fields: learning theory, training techniques, classroom strategies, marketing, community relations, and business development and management. This collection of articles from APDT's "Chronicle of the Dog" will prove a valuable resource for trainers and would-be trainers. Learn what you need to know from experts like Bob Bailey, Jean Donaldson, Ian Dunbar, Nicole Wilde, Sue Sternberg, and Karen Overall.
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Author: Jim Barry
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
Dog trainers face ethical decisions all the time. Do I keep working with a client when it is obvious that the owner will not keep up the training program to the detriment of the dog? Should I accept payments from other dog professionals to whom I refer clients? What is the proper way to interact with other dog trainers who use methods I disagree with? Author Jim Barry dives deep into the ethical questions frequently faced by dog trainers and offers up a systematic approach to helping trainers resolve difficult dilemmas.
An illustrated guide to more than 190 international dog breeds including information on physical characteristics, general disposition, size, origin and history, grooming, feeding, and good and bad points. Breeds are arranged in order of increasing weight.
A valuable resource for trainers of all experience levels, this guide provides a comprehensive approach to training protection dogs.
Author: Resi Gerritsen
Publisher: Dog Training Press
A valuable resource for trainers of all experience levels, this guide provides a comprehensive approach to training protection dogs. Beginners will discover basic principles and methods every trainer needs to know, while experts will learn a number of advanced techniques that will enhance their training. Authors Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak start by examining the breeds most suitable for protection work before covering the basic obedience training that forms the foundation of every quality protection dog, as well as how to break dogs of bad habits. The authors also share expert techniques and tips, from advanced decoy techniques to exercises that increase a dog's courage. After reading this guide, trainers will have all the knowledge they'll need to train a reliable protection dog.
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Author: Kat Albrecht
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
Category: Search dogs
Kat Albrecht is the acknowledged expert on training dogs to find lost pets - "dog detectives." As the founder of the Missing Pet Partnership and Pet Hunters International, she has devoted years to developing proven methods to train dogs to work as cat-detection dogs and trailing dogs to search for a wide variety of companion animals. The book presents detailed, step by step, reward-based training methods as well as information on how to assess a dog's potential to be a dog detective and what you need to know as a prospective handler. Whether you desire to perform this service professionally or as a hobby, you can help people suffering from the trauma associated with a lost pet.
BEHAVIOR & TRAINING ABC's of Behav'r Shaping; Fundmtls of Train'g;
Proactive Behav'r Mgmt, DVD. Ted Turner Aggression In Dogs: Practical Mgmt,
Prevention & Behaviour Modification. ... Illustrated Guide to Judging Purebred Dogs.
Author: Martina Scholz
Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
The study of stress in human medicine and psychology has taught us that stress can lead to the development of health problems, affect our relationships with others, and can make us unhappy, irritable, and even aggressive. Dogs are no different. Learn how to recognize when your dog is stressed, what factors cause stress in dogs, and strategies you can utilize in training and in your daily life with your dog to reduce stress.Written for both the canine professional as well as concerned dog owners, the information in Stress in Dogs can improve the lives of dogs as well as humans with a sound approach to resolving stress-related problems. Includes dozens of full color illustrations.
A Complete Illustrated Guide to Adopting, House-Breaking, and Raising a
Healthy Dog Carina Macdonald ... Dogs can alert owners to impending seizures
and provide auditory help for the deaf and practical assistance for the wheelchair
Author: Carina Macdonald
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Carina MacDonald's fun, upbeat presentation ranges from the basics of choosing and getting a dog to a wonderfully complete, visually organized treasure-trove of tips on training one's dog, addressing behavior problems, and making sure he or she stays healthy.
A valuable health-care section gives advice on first aid and on preventing and solving health problems. Also included is an illustrated guide to 100 of the most popular breeds.
Author: Paul McGreevy
Category: Bird watching
Provides information for a lifetime of dog ownership, from choosing a puppy to caring for an older dog. Sections on canine communication, body language and behavior, and practical guidance on training, feeding, grooming, and exercising your dog. A valuable health-care section gives advice on first aid and on preventing and solving health problems. Also included is an illustrated guide to 100 of the most popular breeds.