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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Positive Dog Training, 2E
     

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Positive Dog Training, 2E

by Pamela Dennison
 
Spare the punishment and raise a happy, well-behaved dog …

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Positive Dog Training, Second Edition, replaces the standard punishment-based training methods that have potential consequences for puppies and limited effectiveness with older dogs. This guide demonstrates positive training methods, based on a

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Spare the punishment and raise a happy, well-behaved dog …

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Positive Dog Training, Second Edition, replaces the standard punishment-based training methods that have potential consequences for puppies and limited effectiveness with older dogs. This guide demonstrates positive training methods, based on a system of rewards and encouragement, to teach basic commands and housetraining, and correct a host of problem behaviors. Readers will also learn loose-leash walking games and how to train for the American Kennel Club's increasingly popular Canine Good Citizen test.

• Dog owners number more than 40 million in the United States, and more and more of them are giving up on punitive training methods
• One of the few dog training books that exclusively adheres to positive training methods

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592574834
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
02/07/2006
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Pamela Dennison, owner of Positive Motivation Dog Training, has been training dogs since 1992. After switching methods from traditional punishment-based training methods to positive training, Pam has become an expert on working with dogs with various behavioral issues. She has written a monthly column, “The Barking Lot,” and authored Bringing Light to Shadow: A Story of Recovering an Aggressive Dog.

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