Make training fun and effective with the Wiley Dog Training For Dummies, 3rd Edition. Whether you want to teach your dog to sit or become a pro retriever, this friendly guide shows you how to select the right training method based on your own dog’s unique personality. You’ll get all the expert training tips and techniques for you and your dog, so you can enjoy a mutually respectful relationship with your four-legged friend while achieving your goals.
Taking a concentration on the canines, this book allows you to discover why your dog acts the way she does, understand her food needs, and ready yourself for the task of training. Including step-by-step instructions for teaching basic dog commands, helpful advice on crate training, what to do about separation anxiety, and how to handle destructive behavior like digging and chewing, it’s your go-to guide for a happy, well-behaved and socialized pet. There’s even advice on getting your home ready for a puppy, advanced tricks, positive reinforcement, what gear to use and techniques to keep senior dogs feeling young.
About the Author
Jack and Wendy Volhard are internationally recognized for their contributions to dog training, health, and nutrition. At the heart of their teaching is the "Motivational Method," a unique approach to training that is aimed at people who value dogs first and foremost as pets and companions.
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