Now in paperback, this practical guide helps dog owners use positive rewards and a dog’s natural instincts to succeed in a stress-free canine-human relationship. With this book, any dog (and human) can also be taught the basics of obedience in just three short weeks the use of easy five-minute exercises thrice a day.
With concise text and step by step captioned photographs, the 21-day training program — referred to as the Leadership Program — demonstrates not just what to do, but explains why it must be done. Each and every successive week covers Heel, Sit, Stand, Down, Stay, Recall (Come), and Retrieve, with lessons becoming more demanding as weeks progress. Proven techniques for difficult dogs are also provided.
Additional topics include:
- Differences in canine and human perception
- Recognizing manipulative behavior
- Motivating the dog
- Communicating through voice, attitude, and hand signals
- Special training equipment
- Training puppies and mature dogs.
21 Days to Train Your Dog is a simple-to-follow guide that may be informative and useful for both new and seasoned dog owners.