Hip Ideas for Hyper Dogs

Hip Ideas for Hyper Dogs

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Overview

Hyper dogs are often overly energetic, wickedly smart, and incredibly stubborn. How do you turn your furry flurry of activity into a sane, mild-mannered companion? This book gives you fun, hip techniques especially for hyper dogs and harried pet parents who want quick results. You'll discover how to:
  • Help your dog burn excess energy quickly and safely
  • Use communication and training skills to gain control
  • Use obedience games, attention builders, and outdoor adventures to train and bond with your dog
  • Create the perfect canine chill-out sanctuary
  • Handle problems like separation anxiety and special circumstances like vet visits

With a canine personality profile to help you better understand your pet and real-life stories of dogs who may make your rambunctious renegade seem saintly, this book will help you channel your dog's energy and turn her into a cool, calm, and collected companion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470041017
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/23/2007
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

AMY AMMEN, the director of Amiable Dog Training, is nationally known for her expertise in training unusual dog breeds and solving difficult problems. She has earned twenty-eight obedience titles, including three Obedience Trial Champions. She conducts training seminars all over the United States and has written six previous books, including Training in No Time (Howell Book House).

KITTY FOTH-REGNER is a professional writer who has seen Ammen's training techniques work wonders with her own four pre-viously hyper dogs.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Index of Basic Skills.

Introduction.

Chapter 1: The Hyper Dog: A curse or a blessing?

Chapter 2: The Personality Profile: What type of hyper dog do you have?

Chapter 3: Achieving Control: Communication and training essentials.

Chapter 4: Happy Hour: Fast fixes for releasing hyper energy.

Chapter 5: Winding Down: From flat out to flat down in minutes.

Chapter 6: Feng Shui: Creating a safe haven for your hyper dog.

Chapter 7: Tricks of the Trade: Easy, amusing, and amazing tricks for hyper dogs.

Chapter 8: Organized Sports: Sensational solutions for team players.

Chapter 9: Extenuating Circumstances: Helping your hyper dog survive life’s traumas.

Chapter 10: Hyper Troubleshooting: Solutions central.

Index.

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