The Practical Illustrated Guide to Dog Training

The Practical Illustrated Guide to Dog Training

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

ISBN: 075482067X

Category: Pets

Page: 96

View: 722

Focusing on making training easy and fun, this book will help owners understand the basics of dog behavior.
Categories: Pets

Dog and Puppy Care

Dog and Puppy Care

Tells how to select, house, feed, train, groom, and care for a dog, discusses common health problems, and includes information on breeding, neutering, and vaccination

Author: A. T. B. Edney

Publisher:

ISBN: 3923880650

Category: Dogs

Page: 117

View: 576

Tells how to select, house, feed, train, groom, and care for a dog, discusses common health problems, and includes information on breeding, neutering, and vaccination
Categories: Dogs

A Practical Guide to Selecting a Large Dog

A Practical Guide to Selecting a Large Dog

An illustrated guide to more than 80 international large dog breeds including information on physical characteristics, general disposition, size, origin and history, grooming, feeding, and good and bad points.

Author: Joan Palmer

Publisher:

ISBN: 3923880782

Category: Dog breeds

Page: 118

View: 100

An illustrated guide to more than 80 international large 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.
Categories: Dog breeds

Sports Illustrated Dog Training

Sports Illustrated Dog Training

A guide to training and disciplining dogs, with advice on housebreaking, manners, obedience, and field training.

Author: Sports Illustrated Editors

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: PSU:000012943104

Category: Dogs

Page: 84

View: 468

A guide to training and disciplining dogs, with advice on housebreaking, manners, obedience, and field training.
Categories: Dogs

The Dog

The Dog

"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

Publisher:

ISBN: 0948872136

Category: Dog breeds

Page: 208

View: 598

"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.
Categories: Dog breeds

Puppy Zen

Puppy Zen

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

ISBN: 9780143774068

Category: Pets

Page: 304

View: 599

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.
Categories: Pets

Working Sheep Dogs

Working Sheep Dogs

Provides a detailed and comprehensive discussion of the principles behind the training of working dogs. Australian author.

Author: Tully Williams

Publisher: Landlinks Press

ISBN: 9780643093430

Category: Nature

Page: 270

View: 140

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.
Categories: Nature

The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dogs and Puppies

The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dogs and Puppies

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

Publisher:

ISBN: 0857758799

Category: Dogs

Page: 352

View: 642

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.
Categories: Dogs

Practical Scent Dog Training

Practical Scent Dog Training

This step-by-step guide will help you teach any dog the basics of groundtracking, air scenting, or how to simply have fun finding objects.

Author: Lue Button

Publisher: Alpine Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 0931866472

Category: Pets

Page: 145

View: 455

This step-by-step guide will help you teach any dog the basics of groundtracking, air scenting, or how to simply have fun finding objects.
Categories: Pets

The Dog Trainer s Resource

The Dog Trainer s Resource

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
Purebred Dogs.

Author: Mychelle Blake

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 9781929242955

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 339

View: 706

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.
Categories: Business & Economics

K9 Personal Protection

K9 Personal Protection

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

ISBN: 9781550592290

Category: Pets

Page: 164

View: 944

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.
Categories: Pets

The Ethical Dog Trainer

The Ethical Dog Trainer

BEHAVIOR & TRAINING ABC's of Behavior Shaping; Fundamentals of Training;
Proactive Behavior Mgmt, DVD. Ted Turner Aggression In Dogs: Practical Mgmt,
Prevention & Behaviour Modification. Brenda Aloff Am I Safe? DVD. Sarah
Kalnajs ... ANATOMY, SHOWING An Eye for a Dog. Illustrated Guide to Judging
Purebred.

Author: Jim Barry

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 9781617810145

Category:

Page:

View: 547

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.
Categories:

The Practical Dog Owner s Handbook

The Practical Dog Owner s Handbook

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

Publisher:

ISBN: 1742521134

Category: Bird watching

Page: 456

View: 154

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.
Categories: Bird watching

Dog Detectives

Dog Detectives

From Dogwise Publishing, www.dogwise.com. 1-800-776-2665 BEHAVIOR &
TRAINING ABC's of Behavior Shaping; Fundamentals of Training; Proactive
Behavior Mgmt, DVD. Ted Turner Aggression In Dogs: Practical Mgmt,
Prevention ...

Author: Kat Albrecht

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 9781617811173

Category: Search dogs

Page:

View: 966

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.
Categories: Search dogs

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Positive Dog Training

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Positive Dog Training

Looks at positive training methods, including basic commands, puppy socialization, dealing with aggression, correcting bad behaviors, and crate training.

Author: Pamela Dennison

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0028644638

Category: Pets

Page: 278

View: 137

Looks at positive training methods, including basic commands, puppy socialization, dealing with aggression, correcting bad behaviors, and crate training.
Categories: Pets

Stress in Dogs

Stress in Dogs

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

ISBN: 9781929242337

Category: Pets

Page: 137

View: 850

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.
Categories: Pets

ASPCA Complete Dog Training Manual

ASPCA Complete Dog Training Manual

"A comprehensive, practical, and kind approach to lifelong training for dogs of all ages, breeds, sizes, and temperaments-- based on a system of praise and food rewards"--Jacket.

Author: Bruce Fogle

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: CORNELL:31924073397717

Category: Dogs

Page: 128

View: 832

"A comprehensive, practical, and kind approach to lifelong training for dogs of all ages, breeds, sizes, and temperaments-- based on a system of praise and food rewards"--Jacket.
Categories: Dogs

Knack Dog Care and Training

Knack Dog Care and Training

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

ISBN: 9781599218274

Category: Pets

Page: 256

View: 658

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.
Categories: Pets

The Illustrated Practical Guide to Small Pets and Pet Care

The Illustrated Practical Guide to Small Pets and Pet Care

This is a perfect reference book on petcare for any owner. * Expert advice on choosing and buying a pet, the breeds, housing, feeding, handling, showing and health care. * Helpful information and fascinating insights about every aspect of ...

Author: David Alderton

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 0857238159

Category: Pets

Page: 256

View: 264

Expert practical advice on choosing, housing, feeding and handling small pets, shown in 800 photographs.
Categories: Pets