Dog Training (Idiot's Guides) (Paperback)
Alpha, 9781615644186, 272pp.
Publication Date: September 3, 2013
The book includes the perfect balance between textual instruction and visual illustration to teach the essentials of dog training:
- Buying and using the right tools and gear.
- Establishing rapport and understanding with the dog.
- Housetraining easily and humanely.
- Learning the foundations of good behavior: come, sit, down, stay, leave it, walking on a leash, and more.
- Correcting bad behavior in a positive way and learning to behave well in special situations and with other dogs.
- Practicing some fun tricks to help the owner bond with their pet.
- An introduction to beginning AKC behavioral and competitive training.