Dog Tips from Dogtown: A Relationship Manual for You and Your Dog (Hardcover)

A Relationship Manual for You and Your Dog

By Best Friends Animal Society Trainers, Michael S. Sweeney

National Geographic Society, 9781426206481, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 19, 2010



Following in the paw prints of the successful first DogTown book, companion to the hit show on the National Geographic Channel, Dog Tips from Dogtown is the pet owner's practical guide to building a healthy, happy relationship with a dog. Relying on the unparalleled expertise of the trainers at the Best Friends Animal Society, this manual shows, with step-by-step illustrations, how to apply the power of positive reinforcement to train a pet. From adoption tips to canine communication lessons and training strategies that make a regimen fun for everyone, Dog Tips from DogTown is a complete guide to the tried and true methods that work miracles every day at the Best Friends Animal Society.

About the Author

Michael S. Sweeney is a professor in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University and author of nine books for National Geograhic. Sweeney lives in Athens, Ohio. Additional authors include Dogtown managers John Garcia and Michelle Besmehn, and several other trainers from Best Friends Animal Society. The trainers regularly appear on the DogTown television show and several of them have appeared on national media, such as Ellen, to promote the show and the society.

Praise For Dog Tips from Dogtown: A Relationship Manual for You and Your Dog

“The guidelines, insights and tips contained in Dog Tips from DogTown have been proven over years of working with dogs of all ages and with almost every imaginable prior experience...Dog Tips from DogTown will help you and your dog to get the most out of your relationship and to become truly, best friends.”  --Best Friends Animal Society website