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 thousandsThe 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