Training Your Dog the Humane Way: Simple Teaching Tips for Resolving Problem Behaviors and Raising a Happy Dog [NOOK Book]

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Dog owners facing tough behavior problems and unique canine personalities need tips and techniques to make their lives better. And many are realizing that traditional training through punishment is unpleasant and potentially damaging to the dog - and simply doesn't work long-term.

With Training Your Dog the Humane Way, animal behaviorist and dog trainer Alana Stevenson provides dog owners with a simple, accessible guide to the most effective ...
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Training Your Dog the Humane Way: Simple Teaching Tips for Resolving Problem Behaviors and Raising a Happy Dog

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Overview

Dog owners facing tough behavior problems and unique canine personalities need tips and techniques to make their lives better. And many are realizing that traditional training through punishment is unpleasant and potentially damaging to the dog - and simply doesn't work long-term.

With Training Your Dog the Humane Way, animal behaviorist and dog trainer Alana Stevenson provides dog owners with a simple, accessible guide to the most effective positive dog training techniques available. Alana presents easy-to-follow methods and advice for teaching dogs polite manners and resolving ongoing behavior issues. She provides solutions for such problems as housesoiling, play-biting, separation anxiety, fear of strangers, aggression, lunging while on leash, car sickness, and more. Readers will learn the most effective way to teach their dogs - through kindness and benevolent leadership.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608680191
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 5/22/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 933,996
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Alana Stevenson is a noted expert in animal behavior. She is a professional dog and cat behaviorist, humane dog trainer, and animal massage therapist. She consults both nationally and internationally and can be contacted through her website for consultations, seminars, and teaching engagements.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 Positive Training and How Dogs Learn and Understand the World around Them 1

Chapter 2 Training Techniques 15

Chapter 3 Teaching the Basics 29

Chapter 4 Jumping, Chewing, Barking, Housetraining, and Stool-Eating 79

Chapter 5 Behavior Modification for Dogs Who Exhibit Fear, Aggression, and Anxiety 103

Chapter 6 Walking on a Relaxed Leash, the Sit-Down Strike, and Teaching Your Dog to Wait 119

Chapter 7 Pooch Etiquette: Positive Interactions at Dog Parks and Other Places Where Dogs Play and Mingle 143

Chapter 8 How to Choose a Humane Trainer 151

Summary: The Principles of This Book 155

Appendix 1 Introducing Dogs and Cats to Each Other 157

Appendix 2 Living with More Than One Dog 161

Appendix 3 Deaf Dogs 165

Appendix 4 Sample Behavior Modification Plans: Ari's and Zee's Stories 167

Appendix 5 Harmful Training Techniques 179

Appendix 6 Food and Treats 183

Resources 185

Index 187

About the Author 195

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