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High-Energy Dogs: A Practical Guide to Living with Energetic and Driven Canines

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Many of the most popular dog breeds, including Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherds, Shetland Sheepdogs, Australian Shepherds, and many of the terriers, are considered to be high-drive or "high-energy" by nature- but even breeds not considered high-drive can have markedly energetic individuals among them. High-Energy Dogs provides the owners of these intelligent and challenging dogs with the tools to manage their diverse physical and mental needs in a positive and fun way. ...
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Many of the most popular dog breeds, including Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherds, Shetland Sheepdogs, Australian Shepherds, and many of the terriers, are considered to be high-drive or "high-energy" by nature- but even breeds not considered high-drive can have markedly energetic individuals among them. High-Energy Dogs provides the owners of these intelligent and challenging dogs with the tools to manage their diverse physical and mental needs in a positive and fun way.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780793806706
  • Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 417,127
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Part I Understanding Your High-Energy Dog 9

Chapter 1 The Genetic Lottery: A Blueprint For Your High-Energy Dog 11

Chapter 2 Why High-Energy Dogs Do What They Do 29

Chapter 3 The Human/Canine Relationship 39

Chapter 4 Dog Talk: Speaking Your Dog's Lingo 61

Part II Training Your High-Energy Dog 81

Chapter 5 A Multitude of Methods 83

Chapter 6 Doggy Discipline: Corrections and Your High-Energy Dog 105

Chapter 7 Socialization: An Investment in Your Puppy's Future 115

Chapter 8 Playing Your Part: Why Play Is Important With High-Energy Dogs 127

Chapter 9 A Team of Two: Fun Games to Teach and Play With Your Dog 137

Part III Living With Your High-Energy Dog 173

Chapter 10 Practical Exercises and Basic Manners 175

Chapter 11 Common Problems of High-Energy Dogs 195

Chapter 12 Activities for Your High-Energy Dog 221

Resources 248

Index 249

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  • Posted April 15, 2012

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    Did not discuess high energy toy breeds but good basic information.

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