Make a smooth transition into the world of dog parenting with the Idiot's Guides: Dog Training. Because while nothing is more exciting than bringing home a furry friend, without some basic training, a dog can turn life upside down. Idiot's Guides: Dog Training helps readers to lay a solid, positive behavioral foundation for dogs of all ages and levels of prior training. Filled with full-color, step-by-step photos for housetraining, obedience, behavior medication and more, this book is the fast and easy way to help your new pooch become a happy and well-mannered family member.
And when your dog has mastered the basics, this book also shows readers some fun tricks to help owners and dogs enjoy their time together even more. Using the perfect balance of textual instruction and visual illustrations, Idiot’s Guides covers everything you need to know, including buying and using the right tools and gear; establishing rapport and understanding with the dog; housetraining easily and humanely; learning the foundations of good behavior; positive behavior correcting; practicing fun tricks, and more.
About the Author
Liz Palika is the owner of Kindred Spirits Dog Training, where she has been teaching dog training and trick classes for over 25 years. Liz is the author of over 40 pet books and hundreds of magazine articles, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dog Tricks, and Your Yorkshire Terrier Puppy Month by Month.
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