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Therapy Dogs The Healing Power
This is a good book for anyone considering volunteer Therapy Dog visits.
Anyone who owns a dog should read this book. Jean Donaldson runs the Academy for Dog Trainers at the San Francisco ASPCA. She is a nationally known behaviorst and author.
Revolutionary techniques for dog training that work.
Mine - A guidebook for preventing and treating resource guarding
This book details prevention and treatment for resource guarding.
Postive Training - Training Dogs in the Real World
This book is for anyone wanting to learn about Positive Reinforcement Training/Opperant Conditioning. This is a great reference book for students and trainers.
The Bark Stops Here
This books addresses the many reasons dogs bark and what we can do to stop them. It helps owners understand the cause and treatment of problem barking.
Click to Calm
This book is intended to help rehabilitate the reactive dog. It uses Clicker Training and Positive Reinforcement Training.
My Dog Pulls What Do I Do
A Simple way to teach your dog to walk on a leash without pulling. Norwegian dog trainer Turid Rugaas turns her attention to the common problem of dogs that pull while on leash.
Power of Positive Dog Training
Demonstrates how you can train your dog, have fun, and build a lasting relationship at the same time. Walk away from punishment-based training methods and learn how you can reward your dog to obtain and reinforce the behaviors you could only dream about achieving. When you apply the training methods in this book and follow the unique six-week training program, your dog will learn to think and to choose proper behavior. You and your dog can become an unbeatable team, capable of addressing any challenge you may encounter.
If you have a dog who is barking and lunging at other dogs while on leash, you are not alone. It's a very common behavior problem, even if the same dog gets along well with others OFF leash. It is also a problem with a high rate of successful treatment. What you can get from this booklet is the ability to leash-walk your dog around others, whether it's down the sidewalk or at the vet clinic, knowing that your dog will walk politely by another dog, rather than causing a scene. Methods are totally positive reinforcement.
How to help dogs conquer their fears with desensitization and counter conditioning. Step by step instructions to help you dog get over his fear of unfamiliar people. ***If you want to use the program for something besides a dog who's afraid of strangers, just substitute the relevant species and problem and go from there. It can be used to get over fear of the vet, a ceiling fan, whatever - as long as the behavior problem is motivated by fear. Even people can use the program!
Feeling Outnumbered - How to Live in A Multi-Dog Household
Answers to those questions about living with more than one dog and many more. Will help you maximize the joy of living in a multi-dog household by using Ethology and Positive Reinforcement to teach your dogs to be patient and polite instead of pushy and demanding. Whether you're a novice or a professional, you'll find some practical ideas about keeping life fun when you start to feel just a little bit out-numbered by the dogs who share your house.
The Ultimate Puppy Tool Kit
The Ultimate Puppy Toolkit™ is a complete puppy socialization and teaching tool for dog pros, new puppy owners and above all, puppies. The only product of its kind, the Toolkit fills the traditional void in early puppy raising that has left owners to fend for themselves with limited results. Fun, interactive and easy to understand, Urban Puppy employs proven reward-based techniques that achieve results.
The Other End Of The Leash
When humans communicate with dogs, a lot can get lost in the translation. Focusing on human behavior, Dr. McConnell teaches readers how to retrain themselves to speak consistently in a language dogs understand and avoid sending conflicting and confusing messages.
Click For Joy
Won the Dog Writer's Association of America's Award, Best Training & Behavior Book of 2003! Clear and accurate answers for over one hundred commonly asked questions about clicker training in one essential reference. Packed with information experienced trainers and newcomers alike can put to use immediately.
Don't Shoot The Dog
Use behavioral training on people, dogs and other animals to make changes! End undesirable behavior; learn "affection training".
Positive Perspectives, Love Your Dog, Train Your Dog
How can bad behavior be easily transformed into good behavior? Why does management work better than force? What is the one toy every dog owner should have? PLUS the latest info on training with treats, vaccination schedules, housetraining and problem prevention.
Raising Puppies and Kids Together - A Parents Guide
The relationship between puppies and kids can be magical, but it can become troublesome and even downright dangerous if proper behavior is not taught from the start. Here, top trainers show you the best training methods for a polite and well-mannered dog and also show you important rules to teach your child.
Explaining in plain English how dogs learn and how best to teach them.
It's Not The Dogs, It's the People
This book is a must read for anyone who trains people to train dogs.
Way to Go- Housebreaking a dog of any age
This clear, concise booklet can help your puppy or adult dog learn a lifetime of good habits. In addition to a step-by-step plan to get your dog to eliminate outside and outside only, Way to Go! is loaded with practical information about how long you can expect housetraining to take, tips for knowing when your puppy needs to go outside, how to handle night time, how to clean up accidents, and how to teach your dog to eliminate on cue.
Chill Out Fido
Does your dog go bonkers when the doorbell rings or when you grab the leash to take him for a walk? Getting your dog to calm down and relax is one of the most common challenges pet parents face. This two-part book will help you first identify the factors that cause this kind of behavior in dogs, then it provides you with eleven key training exercises to teach your dog how to calm down, pay attention to you, relax, and respond to every day situations with confidence and composure.
Inside Of A Dog
In clear, crisp prose, Horowitz introduces the reader to dogs' perceptual and cognitive abilities and then draws a picture of what it might be like to "be" a dog. What's it like to be able to smell not just every bit of open food in the house, but also to smell sadness in humans, or even the passage of time? How does a tiny dog manage to play successfully with a Great Dane? What is it like to hear the bodily vibrations of insects or the hum of a fluorescent light? Why "must" a person on a bicycle be chased? What's it like to use your mouth as a hand? In short, what is it like for a dog to experience life from 2' off the ground, amidst the smells of the sidewalk, gazing at our ankles or knees?
Separation Distress and Dogs
Separation Distress and Dogs is a positive reinforcement based workbook for understanding, assessing and changing separation distress related behaviors in dogs. Written for guardians of dogs who exhibit distress behaviors when left alone, it presents an easy to follow, yet comprehensive, behavior change program. Includes systematic desensitization and behavior shaping, as well as empowerment training and relationship rehabilitation. It also includes sections for professional behavior consultants. By the popular author of Dominance Theory and Dogs, Raw Meat Diets for Cats and Dogs?, and The Dog Aggression Workbook.
Aggressive Behavior In Dogs
A comprehensive technical manual, written for dog behavior professionals. It discusses understanding aggressive behavior in dogs, functionally assessing the behavior and constructing systematic behavior change programs, as well as consulting skills and case management. Comprehensive and systematic, it favors a behavioral approach. It includes an extensive glossary and functional assessment forms.
Dominence Theory and Dogs
An exploration of the theory of dominance and how it applies to domestic dogs. Dominance is one of the most controversial topics in the dog behavior and training field and is ripe with confusion and misunderstanding. This book is an evaluation of dominance theory as it applies to dogs and is a contribution to the ongoing debate.
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