Dog Tips From DogTown: A Relationship Manual for You and Your Dog [NOOK Book]

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Following in the paw prints of the successful first DogTown book, companion to the hit show on the National Geographic Channel, Dog Tips from Dogtown is the pet owner's practical guide to building a healthy, happy relationship with a dog. Relying on the unparalleled expertise of the trainers at the Best Friends Animal Society, this manual shows, with step-by-step illustrations, how to apply the power of positive reinforcement to train a pet. From adoption tips to canine communication lessons and training ...
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Dog Tips From DogTown: A Relationship Manual for You and Your Dog

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Overview

Following in the paw prints of the successful first DogTown book, companion to the hit show on the National Geographic Channel, Dog Tips from Dogtown is the pet owner's practical guide to building a healthy, happy relationship with a dog. Relying on the unparalleled expertise of the trainers at the Best Friends Animal Society, this manual shows, with step-by-step illustrations, how to apply the power of positive reinforcement to train a pet. From adoption tips to canine communication lessons and training strategies that make a regimen fun for everyone, Dog Tips from DogTown is a complete guide to the tried and true methods that work miracles every day at the Best Friends Animal Society.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426206696
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 10/19/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 888,164
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Michael S. Sweeney is a professor in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and author of nine books for National Geograhic. Sweeney lives in Athens, Ohio. Additional authors include Dogtown managers John Garcia and Michelle Besmehn, and several other trainers from Best Friends Animal Society. The trainers regularly appear on the DogTown television show and several of them have appeared on national media, such as Ellen, to promote the show and the society.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 7

Introduction 8

1 Know Yourself 10

2 Canine Communication 40

3 The Search Begins 66

4 Be Prepared 90

5 Relationship-Based Training 114

6 Exercise and Enrichment 150

7 Nobody's Perfect 178

8 When There's a Problem 204

Epilogue: Ten Takeaways for a Fulfilling Relationship 234

About the Authors 246

Further Resources 250

Index 252

Illustration Credits 255

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