It's Me or the Dog: How to Have the Perfect Pet

 
9780007754403: It's Me or the Dog: How to Have the Perfect Pet

Accompanying the hit TV series, Victoria Stilwell provides her successful programme for perfect dog training.

Do they ignore every word you say? Have they started coming in at all hours? Are they wrecking your home? No, it’s not the nation’s teenagers – it’s our pets. Nearly five million homes in the UK own a dog – but who really calls the shots? With bad behaviour rife, it’s time to put the pets in their place – move over power nannies and parenting, this is Supernanny for pets.

The Channel 4 series It’s Me or the Dog has established expert dog trainer Victoria Stilwell as a major TV talent.

Her accompanying book offers a superb, practical manual for pet owners – whether faced with training a new puppy or with correcting the bad habits of an existing pet. Seeing the world from the dog's point of view is key and at the heart of Victoria's highly successful philosophy. She explains how dogs learn and provides a timed, structured programme for both puppies and older dogs, plus a wealth of problem-solving advice – from how to handle persistent barking to dealing with car journeys and interaction with children. Absolutely packed with info on everything from dog talk to diet, It's Me or the Dog is the must-have manual for every dog owner.

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Canine expert Victoria Stilwell shows readers how to train their dogs out of even the most difficult and persistent bad behaviors. It's Supernanny for your dog! Victoria Stilwell is one of the world's most recognized and respected dog trainers. As the host of Britain's hit television series It's Me or the Dog and the founder of training schools on both sides of the Atlantic, she is known as much for her spunky attitude as for her caring, effective methods. Now, in her first book, Victoria shows how to tame even the most problematic dog. Simple, intuitive instructions and color photographs help dog owners not merely train their pets, but understand them--so when a new issue arises, they'll be able to adjust their approach and nip it in the bud before it gets out of hand. Throughout, she reminds owners that training isn't about imposing their will on a dog; it's about giving him the tools he needs to live in the human world. Topics include: Think Dog: understanding your pup Talk Dog: canine communication Dog School: basic obedience training Dog's Dinner: the right diet Accidents Will Happen: house-training You'll Never Walk Alone: exercise Worker's Playtime: having fun with your dog

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It's a must read if you find your pooch hard to control... packed with vital information. -- The Sun, April 2006

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