Breaking Bad Habits in Dogs

Breaking Bad Habits in Dogs

Learn to Gain the Obedience and Trust of your Dog by Understanding the Way That It Thinks and Behaves

Book - 2010
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This expanded and updated edition of B.E.S. popular dog training manual is filled with many new color photos and brand-new page layouts. It begins by reviewing the fundamentals of canine psychology--how dogs understand and communicate, and how many of their instincts differ from our own. The author then instructs readers on using vocal and hand signals to teach basic commands, such as "sit" and "stay." The largest part of this reader-friendly book focuses on humane methods for breaking bad canine habits through careful and consistent training. The problems and their solutions include--

Dealing with a dominant dog in the home House training and paper training Excessive barking or attention-seeking Aggressive behavior Destructive behavior Jumping up on visitors Stealing food and scavenging . . . and much more Also discussed are the best way to introduce a new dog into the family, how to deal with a dog's phobias, and how to prevent a dog from digging up the yard. The book features instructive sidebar features and color photos on every page.
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barrons Educational Series, Inc., 2010.
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780764145483
0764145487
Branch Call Number: 636.70887 Ten 2010
Characteristics: 205 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.

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