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Best Dog Training Books

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Best Dog Training Books
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Zak George's Dog Training Revolution
The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love
Zak George - 2016-06-07
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Revolutionize your dog's training with Zak George's fresh approach. As a dynamic YouTube star and Animal Planet personality, Zak tailors training to your dog's unique traits and energy level. In this comprehensive guide, he covers everything from choosing the right pup and basic training to handling behavioral issues and health care essentials. Featuring corresponding videos on Zak's YouTube channel, you'll have all the tools you need to have a happier, well-trained, and bonded furry friend.
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The Art of Raising a Puppy
Monks of New Skete - 1991-03-20 (first published in 1990)
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Learn how to be the best dog owner with this classic bestseller, updated to include the latest developments in canine health. Written by the Monks of New Skete, trusted authorities on dog training, this book covers everything from canine behavior and training to the animal/human bond. Drawing on their experience as breeders and trainers of dogs of all breeds, the Monks provide invaluable advice for every dog owner. This updated edition features new photographs, updated chapters, and the latest developments in canine health and behavioral theory.
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101 Dog Tricks
Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog (Dog Tricks and Training)
Kyra Sundance - 2007-04-01
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Learn how to train your furry friend in over 100 fun and challenging tricks with this best-selling book, now available in 18 languages! Each trick is rated by difficulty level and includes colorful, step-by-step photos to guide you. From everyday tricks like Sit and Roll Over, to more complex ones like Tidy Up Your Toys and Fetch a Soda from the Fridge, you and your pup are sure to have a blast learning together. This book is perfect for building a stronger bond with your dog, improving their physical and mental health, and even exploring dog sports and therapy work. Plus, discover even more dog training resources from the same author for endless fun and learning opportunities.
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The Other End of the Leash
Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs
Patricia B. McConnell - 2003-01-01 (first published in 2002)
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This revolutionary book by an experienced animal behaviorist challenges our relationship with dogs and offers a new perspective on human behavior. By comparing and contrasting the behavior of humans and dogs, the author provides insights into how to interact with dogs to bring out their best traits. You'll learn how to communicate with your dog using your voice and body language, while debunking the myth of dominance in dog training. The book is packed with real-life stories and accessible scientific explanations that will help you deepen your bond with your furry friend.
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Training the Best Dog Ever
A 5-Week Program Using the Power of Positive Reinforcement
Larry Kay - 2012-09-25
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"Training the Best Dog Ever" is a positive and effective training program that relies on love and kindness, not force or reprimands. Used by the White House and Ted Kennedy for their dogs, this five-week program takes only 10 to 20 minutes a day and works for puppies and adult dogs. With step-by-step photos, it covers basic cues and more advanced skills such as bite inhibition and water safety. Say goodbye to bad habits like leash-pulling, barking, and jumping, and hello to a well-behaved and happy dog.
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The Power of Positive Dog Training
Pat Miller - 2001-08-29
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Discover the power of positive dog training with this expert guide from a renowned dog trainer. Learn about interpreting your dog's body language and how to phase out clicker and treat training for more advanced concepts. With a progress diary, treat suggestions, and a glossary of training terms, you'll be on your way to a lifetime of fun, companionship, and respect with your furry friend.
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Lucky Dog Lessons
Train Your Dog in 7 Days
Brandon McMillan - 2016-10-04
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Transform even the most difficult shelter dogs into well-behaved pets in just seven days with Lucky Dog Lessons. This book by celebrity trainer Brandon McMillan shares his expert techniques and playful approach to teaching basic commands like SIT, STAY, and NO, as well as solutions to common behavior problems like chewing and barking. With inspiring stories and easy-to-follow steps, McMillan proves that no dog is beyond saving, offering hope and guidance for any pet owner.
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How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend
The Classic Training Manual for Dog Owners (Revised & Updated Edition)
Monks of New Skete - 2002-09-01 (first published in 1978)
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Discover the ultimate guide to training your canine companion with this revered classic. Developed by the Monks of New Skete, renowned dog trainers and breeders, this book combines compassion, communication, and practical techniques for understanding and caring for your dog. The fully updated edition covers every aspect of dog ownership, including selecting a breed, obedience training, feeding, grooming, and more. With anecdotes and case studies drawn from the Monks' own experience, this essential guide is unrivaled in its scope and authority.
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The Puppy Primer
Patricia B. McConnell
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Learn about positive-based dog training and the importance of realistic expectations with this informative guide for trainers and new dog owners. With updated information, the book covers the benefits of positive reinforcement and includes practical examples, such as the difference between "sit" for food and "sit" for company. Despite being twice as long as the original, the book remains easy to read, user-friendly, and affordable. Ideal for positive-based training classes or solo dog owners.
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Perfect Puppy in 7 Days
How to Start Your Puppy Off Right
Sophia Yin
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Potty accidents, jumping, and nipping got you down? In this book, Dr. Sophia Yin provides a week-long positive-reinforcement program designed to turn your furry friend into a polite, well-socialized, and happy companion. With over 400 photos, Dr. Yin takes you through the steps of potty training, socializing, and teaching life skills in a fun, engaging way. Perfect Puppy in 7 Days is not just about teaching your puppy manners, it's a step-by-step recipe for bonding with your puppy and nurturing a lifelong relationship. If you're a puppy parent or canine educator, this book is a must-have.
Decoding Your Dog by American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Team Dog by Mike Ritland
Puppy Training for Kids by Colleen Pelar
Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson
How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves by Sophia Yin Dvm Ms
Don't Shoot the Dog by Karen Pryor
Fired Up, Frantic, and Freaked Out by Laura Vanarendonk Baugh
Dog Training for Kids by Vanessa Estrada Marin
Canine Body Language by Brenda Aloff
The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever by Larry Kay
The Beginner's Guide to Dog Agility by Laurie Leach
How to Housebreak Your Dog in 7 Days by Shirlee Kalstone
The Cautious Canine-How to Help Dogs Conquer Their Fears by Patricia B. McConnell
Puppy Training in 7 Easy Steps by Zoom Room Dog Training
Fight! by Jean Donaldson
Beyond The Back Yard by Denise Fenzi
Mine! A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs by Jean Donaldson
Water Dog by Richard Wolters
Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0 by Grisha Stewart
The Midnight Dog Walkers by Annie Phenix
10-Minute Dog Training Games by Kyra Sundance
How to Raise the Perfect Dog by Cesar Millan
When Pigs Fly! by Jane Killion
Control Unleashed by Leslie McDevitt
Click to Calm by Emma Parsons
Plenty in Life Is Free by Kathy Sdao
Train Your Dog Positively by Victoria Stilwell
It's Me or the Dog by Victoria Stilwell
Help for Your Fearful Dog by Nicole Wilde
Dog Training For Dummies by Jack Volhard
On Talking Terms With Dogs Calming Signals by Turid Rugaas
Reaching the Animal Mind by Karen Pryor
Bones Would Rain from the Sky by Suzanne Clothier
Zak George's Guide to a Well-Behaved Dog by Zak George
Feisty Fido by Patricia B. McConnell
I'll be Home Soon by Patricia B. McConnell
Game Dog by Richard A. Wolters
51 Puppy Tricks by Kyra Sundance
Gun Dog by Richard A. Wolters
Puppy Start Right by Kenneth M. Martin
The Official Ahimsa Dog Training Manual by Grisha Stewart
Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs by Malena Demartini-Price
From Fearful to Fear Free by Marty Becker Dvm
The Dog Listener by Jan Fennell
The Koehler Method of Dog Training by William R. Koehler
Dog Language by Roger Abrantes
Dog Training 101 by Kyra Sundance
Cesar Millan's Short Guide to a Happy Dog by Cesar Millan
The Secret Language of Dogs by Victoria Stilwell
Dog Training Diaries by Tom Shelby
Really reliable recall by Leslie Nelson
Total Recall by Pippa Mattinson
Good Owners, Great Dogs by Brian Kilcommons
Love Has No Age Limit-Welcoming an Adopted Dog into Your Home by Patricia B. McConnell
My Dog Pulls. What Do I Do? by Turid Rugaas
Barking by Turid Rugaas
Family Friendly Dog Training by Patricia B McConnell
Excel-erated Learning by Pamela J. Reid
Dog Sports Skills, Book 1 by Deborah Jones
The Puppy Training Handbook by Kaelin Munkelwitz
Wag by Zazie Todd
Aggression in Dogs by Brenda Aloff
Train Your Dog Like a Pro by Jean Donaldson
Agility Right from the Start by Eva Bertilsson
Don't Leave Me! Step-by-Step Help for Your Dog's Separation Anxiety by Nicole Wilde
The Canine Kingdom of Scent by Anne Lill Kvam
Through A Dark Silence by Debbie Bauer
Little Dogs by Deborah Wood
How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With by Clarice Rutherford
Teach Your Herding Breed to Be a Great Companion Dog by Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell
BKLN Manners by Kate Naito
Better Together by Ken Ramirez
Play Your Way to Good Manners by Kate Naito
The Best Dog Tricks on the Planet by Babette Haggerty
12 Terrible Dog Training Mistakes Owners Make That Ruin Their Dog's Behavior...And How To Avoid Them by Suzanne Hetts
Time to Go Out, A Dog Tricks Kit by Kyra Sundance
Puppy Training by Ken Phillips
Good Dog! Kids Teach Kids About Dog Behavior and Training by Evelyn Pang
Puppies For Dummies by Sarah Hodgson
Be the Pack Leader by Cesar Millan
Dog Obedience Training by Ross Allan
The Dog Whisperer by Paul Owens
Cesar's Rules by Cesar Millan
Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells
For the Love of a Dog by Patricia McConnell
Golden Poppies by Laila Ibrahim