21 Days to Train your DogBook - 2006
Presents a three-week training program for dogs, including basic commands, techniques in using voice and hand directions, and advice on training aids, the use of rewards for motivation, and the elimination of unacceptable behavior.
Firefly Books Ltd
NOW IN PAPER: A practical and proven approach to dog obedience training focusing on the everyday basics with an accessible text and illustrated with step-by-step photographs and diagrams.
Now in paperback, this practical guide helps dog owners use positive rewards and a dog's natural instincts to achieve a stress-free canine-human relationship. With this book, any dog (and human) can be taught the basics of obedience in just three short weeks using easy five-minute exercises three times a day.
With concise text and step-by-step captioned photographs, the 21-day training program -- called the Leadership Program -- demonstrates not just what to do, but explains why it should be done. Each successive week covers Heel, Sit, Stand, Down, Stay, Recall (Come), and Retrieve, with lessons becoming more demanding as weeks progress. Proven techniques for difficult dogs are also provided.
Additional topics include:
- Differences in canine and human perception
- Recognizing manipulative behavior
- Motivating the dog
- Communicating through voice, attitude, and hand signals
- Special training equipment
- Training puppies and mature dogs.
21 Days to Train Your Dog is an easy-to-follow guide that is informative and useful for both new and seasoned dog owners.