Awarded the IndiePENdents' Seal May 2013 A must have book for all pet dog owners!
Have you ever wanted to understand what drives dogs to do the things they do?
This concise and informative book will help you gain a deeper understanding of what makes your dog 'tick'. It explores why problems occur and how to solve them, and gives you all the tools you need to train your dog or new puppy.
With step by step instructions using different positive training methods it allows you to choose which method best suits you and your dog. Basic training includes:-
sit down hand touch recall walking on the lead and more
The comprehensive problem solving section explains how to deal with some common behavioural problems such as:- excessive barking digging jumping up begging and more
The importance of mental stimulation - with suggested activities and gamesHow dogs think and learnDog's social structure and the relevance of pack rule theory and more...
by professional dog trainer and behaviourist, Karen Davison,this is much more than a dog training manual, it also explores:-
About the Author
Karen Davison is an Associate Member of the Animal Care College, Ascot, England; is passionate about dogs, their welfare and building positive relationships between dogs and their owners. Karen holds academic qualifications in Canine Psychology, Advanced Wolf Behaviour and Ecology, Advanced Canine Behaviour Psychology and Training and Dog Agility Instruction, and has been working as a professional dog trainer and veterinary referral behaviourist since 2001. An important part of her work has been not only training dogs and improving their quality of life, but also working to educate their human companions. Karen has also been involved in dog rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing for many years in Co Kerry, Ireland, where she lives with her husband, two daughters and their own six rescue dogs.