Zak George's Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love

Zak George's Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love

by Zak George, Dina Roth Port

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Overview

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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607748915
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 06/07/2016
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 22,786
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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

CONTENTS

Introduction
1

CHAPTER ONE

Decisions, Decisions: Choosing the Right Dog for You
7

CHAPTER TWO

Before Your Dog Comes Home: Everything You Need to Prepare for Your Pet’s Arrival
31

CHAPTER THREE

Welcome to the Family: Steps for a Smooth Transition
51

CHAPTER FOUR

Dog Training Revolution: The Key Principles
71

CHAPTER FIVE

Housetraining 101: The Five Basic Rules
99

CHAPTER SIX

Basic Training: The Fundamental Skills Every Dog Needs to Know
115

CHAPTER SEVEN

How to Troubleshoot the Most Common Behavior Problems: Barking, Chewing, Leash Pulling, Puppy Biting, Aggression, Jumping Up, and More
145

CHAPTER EIGHT

In Sickness and in Health: Basic Care for Your Dog
169

CHAPTER NINE

Time for Fun: Cool Tricks, Traveling, Exercise, and More
191

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