Overview

This book is part of Hyperink's best little books series. Our best little books are 3,500-5,000 words of fast, entertaining information on a highly demanded topic. Based on reader feedback (including yours!), we may expand this book in the future. If we do so, we'll send a free copy to all previous buyers.

ABOUT THE BOOK

Training your dog is a crucial step in the process ...
See more details below
Guide to Dog Training

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$2.99
BN.com price

Overview

This book is part of Hyperink's best little books series. Our best little books are 3,500-5,000 words of fast, entertaining information on a highly demanded topic. Based on reader feedback (including yours!), we may expand this book in the future. If we do so, we'll send a free copy to all previous buyers.

ABOUT THE BOOK

Training your dog is a crucial step in the process of pet ownership, and theres no doubt that it takes both patience and persistence. Whether you are getting the dog as a puppy or adopting at an older age, dog training is an important step in bringing the dog into your home as it helps to establish the proper roles between owner and pet.

You will also quickly learn that there are a lot of training options and opinions from others on the right and wrong way to train your pet. Although not easy (especially for some breeds), the rewards of training your dog are immense - for both of you.

MEET THE AUTHOR

Macie Melendez has been a professional writer since 2005 and has been published in various publications, including Home Energy and San Francisco magazine, among others. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from San Diego State University, and currently lives in San Francisco with her husband and their dog.

EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK

No matter what type of dog you have, there are two things you need to do in order to train them: punish, and reward. In general, dogs aim to please their owners, so when they sense anger, they obey (punishment). They can also be made happy with just a few key items: food, love, and the great outdoors (reward). In order to ensure that both you and your pet are happy, you need to use both.

Depending on the relationship you want to establish, as well as your beliefs on the treatment of dogs, the acts behind punishment will vary. Ignoring your dog can be a very effective way of telling him/her that you arent rewarding the behavior. For example, if your dog is jumping on you when you walk in the door, ignore him. According to PetEducation.com, if your dog jumps, swivel and walk away, not giving the dog any attention. This will teach him/her to not jump because they arent getting what they want.

Buy a copy to keep reading!

CHAPTER OUTLINE

Guide to dog training
+ Introduction
+ Guide to Training Your Dog
+ Typical Situations, and How to Deal With Them
+ Mistakes to Avoid
+ ...and much more
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014302289
  • Publisher: Hyperink
  • Publication date: 2/23/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 548 KB

Meet the Author

Macie Melendez has been a professional writer since 2005 and has been published in various publications, including Home Energy and San Francisco magazine, among others. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from San Diego State University, and currently lives in San Francisco with her husband and their dog.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)