Team Dog: How to Train Your Dog--the Navy SEAL Way is a New York Times bestselling book by former Navy SEAL Mike Ritland. Teaching all dog owners how to have the close relationship and exceptional training of combat dogs, Ritland taps into 15 years’ worth of experience and shares. In accessible and direct language, he explains the science behind the importance of gaining a dog’s trust and then offering invaluable steps for how to achieve any level of obedience.
His unique approach includes entertaining examples and anecdotes from his work with dogs, both on and off the battlefield. He also gives direct tips straight from the Navy SEAL guidebook to teach dog owners how to choose the perfect dog for their household; how to establish themselves as a the “team leader,” master “command and control,” employ “situational awareness,” and to solidify their dog’s position as the family’s ultimate best friend. In short, it’s the distinctive authority on how to train your dog—the Navy SEAL way.
About the Author
Mike Ritland joined the navy in 1996, and after twelve years started his own company to train dogs for the SEAL teams. His clients include the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs, TSA, and the Department of Defense. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Trident K9 Warriors, which is being adapted for film.
Gary Brozek has coauthored and ghostwritten nearly twenty books, including four New York Times bestsellers.
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