Daniel Stevens, a dog training expert, has released this book covering every aspect of dog training that you are ever likely to need. His book is in our opinion one of the easiest to follow dog obedience books on the market. We learned more from this resource than anything we've ever purchased regarding dog training. In terms of quality of information and features, his book is at the top of the market.
The book is divided into nine chapters or over 150 pages chock full of all the latest dog training methods and techniques. Included are programs to correct specific dog problems, the secrets to really understanding your dog, the best training methods and, for the experienced owners – dog whispering.
Furthermore, with over 100 photos, SitStayFetch is also an excellent visual learning tool to take you step-by-step through your dog training process.
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Training, Tricks & Tips For Your Dog!
Another one of our highly recommended dog training books, this book has managed to create their own unique niche to help dog owners with the basics of dog ownership to teaching their dogs all kinds of feats and tricks.
As every dog owner knows, it takes a lot of time and patience to train a dog—and even more to get him to do tricks and show off in front of friends.
In The Everything Dog Training and Tricks Book, Canine University cofounder Gerilyn Bielakiewicz explains and guides you through all kinds of amazing feats, whether your dog is in "kindergarten" or has graduated to "circus dog" featuring:
The book also has clear (enhanced with dozens of photographs) and invaluable information that will teach the reader how to solve virtually every behavioral issue and control their dog's unwanted behaviors. Gerilyn's methods are all positive reinforcement and she promotes clicker training.
Very useful for both tricks and behavioral problems, we enthusiastically recommend The Everything Dog Training and Tricks Book!
The Ultimate Street Smarts Training Manual!
Do you own a dog in the city?
If you live in high rise city apartment and owns a dog, Urban Dog addresses all the issues faced by city dog owners (a demographic neglected by many dog training books) such as:
Author Cis Frankel, best known as the trainer of Oprah Winfrey's spaniels and a recognized expert in dog behavior, also introduces crate training, housebreaking, food selection, leash and collar training, and obedience in her first half of the book.
Urban Dog is a superbly written and splendidly presented training manual for pet owner to get the most out of their dog while living in a city and creating the "street smart" canine.
Fun, Frolic And Fitness For You And Your Dog
If you have been thinking about agility training and are looking for ways to channel some of your dog's indefatigable energy into something fun for both of you, this book might just be what you need.
Written clearly with lots of great quality illustrations, Laurie Leach explains everything you need to know in this fun guide from pre-agility training, detailed advice on correction-free training, and step-by-step agility training techniques. There are also highlighted tips that teaches you how to handle problems that crop up in training.
This easy to follow guide is also useful for everyone interested to learn how to make your own agility obstacles, use a clicker as a motivational tool, and officially enter agility trials.
Comprehensive and delightful, Leach also explain the training process with a sense of humor that is a necessity when working with dogs! Invaluable in today's agility dog training books!
Try it, you'll find something to smile and laugh in The Beginner's Guide to Dog Agility.
Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds
Though, this book is non related to dog training, we felt it deserve a worthy mention as a candidate for reference collection for both dog owners and lovers.
Prospective dog owners will also find useful information to help them make sound decisions as they consider bringing a purebred dog into their lives.
Updated with the latest information on more than 150 canine breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, this lavishly illustrated volume begins with a detailed discussion of breed evolution, focusing on the physical and behavioral traits that distinguish one canine breed from another.
The book’s main section profiles the history, AKC ranking, family, area of origin, date of origin, original function, today's function, other name, temperament, upkeep, health (including major concerns, minor concerns, occasionally seen, suggested tests, life span, and a note for some breeds), energy level, exercise requirements, playfulness, affection level, friendliness toward other dogs/other pets/strangers, training, watchdog, protection, grooming, cold/heat tolerance, weight, height, form and function, and finally, an illustrated standard.
Colorful and informative, Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds is one of the best dog breed books!
What about Dog Magazines?
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