A revolutionary way to raise and train your dog.
Zak George is a new type of dog trainer. A dynamic YouTube star and Animal Planet personality with a fresh approach, Zak helps you tailor training to your dog’s unique traits and energy level—leading to quicker results and a much happier pet.
For the first time, Zak has distilled the information from his hundreds of videos and experience with thousands of dogs into this comprehensive guide that includes:
• Choosing the right pup for you
• Housetraining and basic training
• Handling biting, leash pulling, jumping up, barking, aggression, chewing, and other behavioral issues
• Health care essentials like finding a vet and selecting the right food
• Cool tricks, traveling tips, and activities to enjoy with your dog
• Topics with corresponding videos on Zak’s YouTube channel so you can see his advice in action
Packed with everything you need to know to raise and care for your dog, this book will help you communicate and bond with one another in a way that makes training easier, more rewarding, and—most of all—fun!
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About the Author
ZAK GEORGE has starred in Animal Planet's SuperFetch and BBC's Who Let the Dogs Out. His YouTube channel, Zak George's Dog Training Revolution, is the number one destination for dog training video content in the world.
DINA ROTH PORT is an award-winning author and freelance journalist whose work has appeared in publications including Glamour, Self, Prevention, and the Huffington Post.
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Table of Contents
Decisions, Decisions: Choosing the Right Dog for You
Before Your Dog Comes Home: Everything You Need to Prepare for Your Pet’s Arrival
Welcome to the Family: Steps for a Smooth Transition
Dog Training Revolution: The Key Principles
Housetraining 101: The Five Basic Rules
Basic Training: The Fundamental Skills Every Dog Needs to Know
How to Troubleshoot the Most Common Behavior Problems: Barking, Chewing, Leash Pulling, Puppy Biting, Aggression, Jumping Up, and More
In Sickness and in Health: Basic Care for Your Dog
Time for Fun: Cool Tricks, Traveling, Exercise, and More