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Animal Training 101

4.46  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Finally, a single text on animal training that is truly all-inclusive, while still focused on nurturing the vital relationship between animal and trainer!

Animal Training 101, the first handbook of its kind, finally offers a complete marriage of the science of animal behavior and the practical art of animal training. In one comprehensive volume, this approach is presented i
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Paperback, 343 pages
Published October 14th 2014 by Mill City Press
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Mill City Press
Oct 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Animal Training 101 is a complete guide that will help you connect with and train the domestic and exotic animals in your life!

In her new book, Dr. Jenifer Zeligs takes you through all types of training methods while remaining focused on a positive animal-trainer relationship. It is easy to navigate, provides tips for beginners, as well as the more advanced trainer, and includes excellent color illustrations. This must-have book is perfect for anyone interested in any type of animal training!
Peggy
Jun 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
Very good, but intensely educational book for training all kinds of animals. Not for the average reader. Much more scholarly than I expected. This is for someone who wants to train animals for a living.
Sher
Dec 31, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction
The idea behind this book is interesting - looks at all the different types of animals training -- positive/ aversive- classical/operant etc, and then evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of each. Zeligs also considers different types of animals --predator and prey animals, such as dog versus a horse. Type of animal may predict how they respond to certain methods of training.

The problem I had with the book lay in its writing style. The quality of writing is quite uneven. Some of the writing
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