Author : Nan Arthur
ISBN : 9781617810114
Genre : Pets
File Size : 77.78 MB
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Does your dog go bonkers when the doorbell rings or when you grab the leash to take him for a walk? If you find your dog is often difficult to control, you are not alone! Getting your dog to calm down and relax is one of the most common challenges pet parents face. This two-part book will help you first identify the factors that cause this kind of behavior in dogs, then it provides you with eleven key training exercises to teach your dog how to calm down, pay attention to you, relax, and respond to every day situations with confidence and composure. Chill Out will show you how to help your dog become the great dog you always knew he could be. Get results by learning about • The interrelated factors that can cause your dog's over-active behaviors. • The impact that diet can have on your dog's inability to relax. • The basics of modern positive dog training that are the key to solving these common problems. • How to reward your dog for relaxed behaviors—and avoid inadvertently reinforcing your dog's wildness. • Step-by-step training exercises that deal with the most common situations where dogs tend to have trouble staying calm.
Author : Nan Kene Arthur
ISBN : 1929242638
Genre : Pets
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Does your dog go bonkers when the doorbell rings or when you grab the leash to take him for a walk? If you find your dog is often difficult to control, you are not alone! The inability to get their dogs to relax and calm down is one of the most common behavioral problems that dog owners face. This two part book will help you first identify the factors that cause this kind of behavior in dogs and then provides you with eleven key training exercises you can use to help your dog chill out in everyday situations where so many dogs get wild and crazy! First you will learn there are a large number of factors that can all play a part in a dog displaying unruly or unfocused behaviors, and in some cases high levels of stress. Each of the exercises are designed to teach your dog how to calm down, pay attention to you, relax, and respond with a new set of skills to every day situations with confidence and composure. You will improve the relationship and achieve the ideal dog you always wanted.
Ahimsa \uh-HIM-sah \ n. a Buddhist doctrine of non-violence. Add in a fun, modern, scientific approach and you've got a great way to train your dog! Dog Lovers: Learn to solve and prevent a variety of problems, including barking, fear, puppy socialization, housetraining, aggression, fear, separation anxiety, and pulling on leash. Pro Trainers: Get more ways to teach skills and solve problems. Save time on write-ups by using this book as an in-home reference for your clients. Breeders and veterinarians: Send puppies home with this book to start them off on the right paw. This 108-page book is an introduction to dog training that started as the companion exercises for Ahimsa Dog Training classes in Seattle. It has practical exercises that start from a basic level and work up through advanced work on the most important behaviors for dogs to know. This quick manual is helpful for dog trainers to use with clients or new ideas for exercises and for breeders to share with new puppy parents. Includes info on how dogs learn, clicker training, how to get rid of bad behaviors (puppy biting, fear/aggression, separation anxiety, etc.), and how to teach good behaviors, like coming when called, the name, watch, relaxation, sit, down, stay, wait, touch, walking on leash, give, go to your bed, and more!
Author : Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell, CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA
ISBN : 9781617811456
Genre : Pets
File Size : 40.36 MB
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He can retrieve—but can he sit, lie down and stay? Sporting dog breeds can be relatively easy to train to do what they have been bred to do be it retrieve, point, flush—even act as a decoy to attract game! In addition, most sporting breeds have a gregarious personality and love people and other dogs. These attributes make these dogs very popular pets, but at the same time present all sorts of problems when they are not working in the field. Have you ever tried to ask your Lab to sit and stay near a pond with the ducks? Why is it that Goldens are notorious for jumping up on people (not to mention other dogs) when greeting them? Does your sporting dog eat every smelly item he encounters before you can stop him? In this new book, author Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell offers answers to solving and preventing the often surprising set of problems that owners of sporting dogs encounter at home and in their local communities.
You will learn • Many of the overly friendly traits associated with sporting dogs can cause problems with other people and other dogs if you cannot control your dog’s enthusiastic (and sometimes obnoxious) greeting behaviors. • How to make yourself more interesting than birds, as impossible as that might seem, to make walks and outings more pleasant for all involved. • How to train a strong “leave it” behavior to keep your dog from eating things that might be dangerous.
Praise for From Birdbrained to Brilliant Having bred and trained sporting dogs for almost forty years, Dawn’s ideas are spot on for understanding that the mindset and work ethics of sporting dogs is based around them being “people dogs.” As a tracking judge, trainer and exhibitor I can attest that Dawn is correct when she says training sporting dogs is “an investment worth making.” Just like making an investment in this book! Ed Presnall, noted trainer and judge, author of Component Training for TDX and four other books on the subject of tracking
From Birdbrained to Brilliant gave me more insight into my beloved retrievers than anything I’ve read in my 25+ years of working with assistance dogs. Ms. Antoniak-Mitchell provides a treasure trove of information for those of us who love sporting dogs. As entertaining as it is illuminating, this book has earned a center spot in my library! Jennifer Arnold, author Through a Dog’s Eyes and In a Dog’s Heart
Hunt, point and/or retrieve yourself a copy of this book. Working with your sporting breed dog’s natural traits instead of against them is what From Birdbrained to Brilliant is all about. I’m so excited to see a down to earth and practical book that gives clear training and management exercises for field bred dogs. Inga From, CPDT-KSA, owner Positive Gun Dogs of Minnesota
FIRST OF ALL who could resist this title? I work with all breeds and each group brings something a little different to the table. Dawn’s knowledge of sporting dogs is going to be invaluable to you because her insights into their instincts will improve your training and your dogs will live better lives because you will have learned how to understand and communicate better with them. Brenda Aloff, author of Puppy Problems? No Problem and several other best selling books and dvds
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Learn how to harness the power of worthwhile reinforcement to build safe, friendly behaviors in aggressive dogs. The positive training based, Constructional Aggression Treatment (CAT), as described in Turning Fierce Dogs Friendly, has proven successful for many pet owners and trainers around the world. As a functional approach to changing aggressive behavior, it offers a humane alternative to desensitization, counter conditioning, and distraction procedures. CAT typically produces long-lasting results in far less time than any positive treatment available, without the undesirable side-effects that are common with punishment procedures. The ultimate outcome is a once-aggressive dog that is now friendly. Inside Turning Fierce Dogs Friendly: Step-by-step instructions for performing CAT with aggressive dogs Understand the normal behaviors of all dogs, of specific breeds, and of your own individual dog How to be awake and aware of your dog’s behavior and your own Discover your dog’s worthwhile reinforcement for safe, friendly behaviors Advice for developing good observation skills and staying on task The issues that can make or break successful aggression treatment: consistency, safety, and follow-through Equipment, handling procedures, and preventing opportunities to practice undesirable behavior When to call a professional
A comprehensive dog's-eye view of over 2000 of California's pet-friendly hotels, resorts, beaches, forests, trails, lakes, parks, tidal pools, ghost towns, marshlands, and deserts to enjoy with (or without) poochie.