This is the essential handbook for any dog owner experiencing behavioural or training problems with their dog or puppy. Written by an well-known dog behaviourist, it contains easily followed advice on a wide selection of common problems, as well as a number of fascinating case histories. Gwen Bailey's Dogs Behaving Badly is a complete, easy-to-use guide for every dog owner. Drawing on over 14 years of experience as an animal behaviourist for a leading animal welfare charity, and experience from running her own practice, she provides sound, practical information on the most frequent behavioural and training concerns of dog and puppy owners. A clear question-and-answer format helps the reader to access the expert solutions, while fascinating real-life case studies demonstrate Gwen's proven, humane techniques for dealing with problem behaviour. Contents include: (1) Aggression toward humans (2) Home alone (3) Sexual frustration (4) Dog fighting (5) Puppy problems (6) Hierarchy issues (7) Chasing concerns (8) Car travel With advice suitable for dogs of all ages and breeds, and illustrated throughout with full-colour photographs, this problem solver will enable any owner to transform even the most unruly of dogs into a happy and obedient pet.
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How can I stop my dog’s excessive barking?
What do I do if my pet is aggressive?
Can I cure my dog’s travel sickness?
Why does my puppy chase cats?
Drawing on over 14 years of experience as an animal behaviorist, Gwen Bailey answers these questions and many more as she gives you practical information on a wide range of common behavior problems.
A clear question-and-answer format will help you understand the behavioral problems, while fascinating real-life case histories demonstrate Gwen’s humane techniques for correcting unwanted behavior.
Presenting advice that applies to dogs of all ages and breeds, and illustrated throughout in color, this practical problem solver will help you transform even the most unruly dog into a happy and obedient pet.
Gwen Bailey is a member and past Chairman of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors in the U.K. She now operates her own company, Puppy School, and lectures nationally and internationally. She is the author of several more books on dog care, training, and behavior.
Gwen Bailey was The Blue Cross Animal Welfare Society's Animal Behaviourist for over 14 years and a past Chairman of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors. She now lectures at national and international conferences, runs training courses for staff at animal charities around the world and has written a number of books and education leaflets. She is the author of Collins Good Dog Behaviour, Collins Puppy Handbook and the upcoming Collins Gem Dog Training.
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Book Description Collins, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007244371