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Bringing Light to Shadow
A fearful, human-aggressive dog. A trainer who wouldn't give up. Positive, no-force training methods. Will this be enough to save Shadow from death row? The gods that protect fools, optimists, and little children must have known what they were doing when they brought together this dog and this owner. Shadow was a handsome, fearful, aggressive, one-year-old, second-hand Bor ...more
Paperback, 233 pages
Published November 18th 2008 by Dogwise Publishing
(first published 2004)
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If you have a dog that has any aggression issues, this book will give you hope. My adopted German Shepherd would not tolerate other dogs. This book helped me to know it was possible to use positive methods to teach a dog to not be aggressive. Since I was new to dogs, what I learned from this book, combined with more traditional training methods, helped me get my my dog through the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test. She was also able to participate in group classes, though she always had her limits of ...more
Lots of good information but the diary format makes it very difficult to follow especially with all of the side comments. In my opinion information would have been better layer out in a novel format. I actually only got half way through before discarding the book.