Dog Training 101: Step-by-step Instructions For Raising A Happy Well-behaved Dog by Kyra SundanceDog Training 101: Step-by-step Instructions For Raising A Happy Well-behaved Dog by Kyra Sundance

Dog Training 101: Step-by-step Instructions For Raising A Happy Well-behaved Dog

byKyra Sundance

Paperback | September 5, 2017

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Whether you’re welcoming a new puppy into your family or want to help your best friend overcome fears or problem behaviors, internationally renowned dog trainer and best-selling author Kyra Sundance presents your essential reference for positive dog training.

Using a visually driven, playful presentation, Dog Training 101 offers step-by-step instructions to train your pup to be a happy, attentive, and well-mannered canine. You will use positive training methods—including humane counterconditioning and positive redirection—to build a joyful relationship with your dog, who will become a willing partner in the process.
 
Teach your dog basic commands, such as:

  • Sit
  • Down
  • Stay
  • Come
  • Drop it
  • Leave it

Learn real-world tactics for managing common household problems, such as:

  • Leash pulling
  • Jumping on visitors
  • Begging at the table
  • Getting into the trash can
  • Growling
  • Peeing (submissive, excited, and marking)

Kyra will also help you teach your pup to overcome common fears, among them:

  • Loud sounds
  • Being left alone
  • Certain people
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • The bathtub

This comprehensive guide also includes step-by-step advice for bringing a new dog into your household: preparing for a new dog’s arrival, tips for a smooth transition into the household, introducing him or her to your family, and acclimating your dog to his or her new world.

Fun games you can play with your dog offer both opportunities for bonding and a chance to practice rules and boundaries within a defined structure.

A “Good to Know” chapter offers an array of useful information, including the Heimlich maneuver for dogs, a list of weird things dogs do that are perfectly normal, and a list of common poisons.

Bond with your dog as you strive toward common goals with Dog Training 101.

Kyra Sundance is a world-renowned dog trainer, lecturer, and internationally best-selling author of 101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge and Bond with Your Dog. With over a million copies in print, Kyra’s award-winning books, kits, and DVDs have inspired dog owners worldwide to develop fun and rewarding relation...
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Title:Dog Training 101: Step-by-step Instructions For Raising A Happy Well-behaved DogFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.25 × 7.25 × 0.5 inPublished:September 5, 2017Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631593102

ISBN - 13:9781631593109

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STARRED REVIEW "New and experienced dog owners will find terrific tools to ensure success in behavior and training. Perfect for new dog 'parents.'"
- Library Journal, Library Journal