Training the best dog ever : a 5-week program using the power of positive reinforcement / by Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz and Larry Kay.
Contributor(s): Kay, Larry [author.] | Sylvia-Stasiewicz, Dawn. Love that dog training program [author.]Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Workman Pub. Co., 2012Description: xvi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmISBN: 9780761168850; 0761168850Subject(s): Dogs -- TrainingDDC classification: 636.7/0887 LOC classification: SF431 | .S97 2012
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"Originally published as The love that dog training program, now revised and updated"--Title page verso.
Introduction: The call -- The basics. My approach to training ; Preparing for dog training -- The fundamentals program. Feeding, potty training, and crating ; Week one: Fundamentals training program ; Week two: Training in everyday life ; Week three: Advancing to verbal cues ; Week four: Completing the foundation ; Week five: Reviewing the basic skills ; Training games and activities -- The next steps. Clicker training and dog tricks ; Behavior problems ; Your dog in the world -- Appendices. Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certificate test prep course ; Specialized training ; Training logs.
Guides readers through the fundamentals of what a dog new to the family needs to know, and then proceeds to more complex goals. The authors use positive reinforcement and no-fail techniques that work on puppies and adult dogs, and require no special dog-handling abilities.