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Dog Training For Dummies (For Dummies)
That innocent face. Those sad, puppy-dog eyes. Let's face it: puppies can make anyone's heart melt. But without proper training, they can make even the most doting doggie moms and dads' blood pressure soar. So before your new puppy has you jumping through hoops, stop and ask yourself, "Just who is the trainer here?" Dog Training for Dummies, 2nd Edition, shows you how to s ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Wiley Publishing
(first published January 15th 2001)
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good book for beginners but from the half to the end it concentrates on training for winning prizes and stuff in which I dislike very much. my dog is now half-well-trained and that is absolutely good and essencial to our comunication, but animals in general are inocent and lovable, we should not want to win money with them, we should not focus on the breed, we should not buy animals at all. there are many lovable friends in shelters that need our love and help.
Dog Training for Dummies by Jack and Wendy Volhard ©2005 (a dog training guide) wasn’t a great book. I think it is a good beginner guide to dog training but explains mainly just the basic commands. It does, however; go deep into explanation on why a dog does or doesn’t listen. For example if the dog isn’t sitting when you want him to sit, most likely it is you. Think about your tone of voice or your posture. Use a firm, not necessarily loud but distinct voice when talking to your dog. Don’t hang ...more
For such a broad subject, considering different breads behave differently, this is a well structured and solid introduction to the minds of dogs, their owners and how to train both of them. Ultimately if you are training a dog to be a good pet, this book will likely cover your needs
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