This practical handbook is based on the authors’ successful 10-week training course. Learn all the aspects of dog training by following the clear step-by-step photographs and instructions. By the end of the course even the most unruly of dogs will be transformed into a happy and obedient companion.
All dogs are better and happier with proper training, as are their owners. The book is firmly based on the authors’ 10-week training course, and builds up dog and trainer confidence step-by-step as each week progresses.
The reader is taken through all aspects of dog training, with specially commissioned, clear step-by-step photographs. Each step is simply explained and throughout there are useful checklists.
The Collins Dog Training Handbook will transform a lead-pulling, disobedient dog into a happy, obedient companion and not leave the owner exhausted. In fact, throughout the book the emphasis is on making the training both fun and easy to do.
1. Why train your dog?
2. How and when do I start?
3. Training Methods
4. The Weekly Training Course (Weeks 1-10)
5. After the Training Course
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'Collins Dog Training Handbook' is based on the author's 10-week training course, and builds up dog and trainer confidence week-by-week. The reader is taken through all aspects of dog training with clear step-by-step photographs. Each step is simply explained and throughout there are useful checklists. This course will transform a lead-pulling disobedient dog into a happy obedient companion.
• Designed to be a hands-on manual to benefit owners with dogs of any age or breed
• Training methods are based on being kind to the dog, with emphasis on praise and reward
• Expert advice on how dogs learn
• Essential information on the different training needs of large and small dogs.
Stella Smyth and co-author Sally Bergh-Roose have been training dogs since 1978 and have been involved in competition work with a variety of dogs. They have both competed successfully in Kennel Club Working Trials, which Sally also judges. They have handled dogs in the UK and overseas, worked on several dog books as well as TV advertising and TV shows. Together they have been running a successful dog training course for the last 15 years.
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Book Description Collins, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 000711155X