The Dog Whisperer
A Compassionate, Nonviolent Approach to Dog Training 2nd abridged edition [CD-Audio/MP3 Edition]
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Dog Whisperer by Paul Owens
Book DescriptionOwens, founder of Raise with Praise, Inc. and a certified evaluator for the Delta Society's Animal Assisted Therapy Program, has written a good, basic, reasonably priced introduction to dog training based upon rewarding successive approximations of correct behavior. Gone are the leash pop and harsher corrections of earlier obedience methods. Nonviolent dog training shapes appropriate behavior with rewards such as food and games. Incorrect behavior is punished by ignoring the dog and by verbal cues such as oh-oh. There are chapters on clicker training, target stick training, and training gear such as collars and leashes; the nine ingredients of canine optimum health (high-quality diet, play, socialization, quiet time, exercise, employment, rest, training, and healthcare); and human-canine communication.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781593161323
(163mm x 142mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Listen & Live Audio
Publisher: Listen & Live Audio
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Paul Owens
'Dog Whisperer' Presents: Good Habits for Great Dogs, Paperback (November 2009)
Deals with the revolutionary concept of dog training by automatic habit. This book focuses on training your dog by easily and simply making life changes.
Puppy Whisperer, Paperback (December 2007)
A step-by-step guide to various things puppy: evaluating temperament, choosing the right personality for the family, diet, health, play, training, exercise, and problem solving. It includes what to do from the moment a family adopts a puppy, starting with the trip home, and continuing through the critical developmental months.
Dog Whisperer, Paperback (April 2007)» View all books by Paul Owens
With guidance from The Dog Whisperer, 2nd Edition, you'll learn compassionate training methods for even the most sensitive dogs. This revolutionary, humane, and logical approach to raising and teaching promises to make training your dog the most positive experience possible.
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