The Practical Illustrated Guide to Dog Training

The Practical Illustrated Guide to Dog Training

The Practical Illustrated Guide to Dog Training

Focusing on making training easy and fun, this book will help owners understand the basics of dog behavior.

Practical Illustrated Guide Dog Training

Practical Illustrated Guide Dog Training

Practical Illustrated Guide Dog Training

"Dogs make wonderful pets for individuals and families, offering loyalty and affection, as well as endearing personalities and intelligence, but an unruly dog can cause havoc in homes and lives. The secret to living harmoniously with your canine companion is proper training, and this book covers all the basic principles that a first-time owner needs to know" --Book jacket.

A Practical Guide to Selecting a Large Dog

A Practical Guide to Selecting a Large Dog

A Practical Guide to Selecting a Large Dog

An illustrated guide to more than 80 international large dog breeds including information on physical characteristics, general disposition, size, origin and history, grooming, feeding, and good and bad points. Breeds are arranged in order of increasing weight.

The Ethical Dog Trainer

The Ethical Dog Trainer

The Ethical Dog Trainer

Dog trainers face ethical decisions all the time. Do I keep working with a client when it is obvious that the owner will not keep up the training program I recommend to the detriment of the dog? Should I accept payments from other dog professionals to whom I refer clients? What is the proper way to interact with other dog trainers who use methods I disagree with? Author Jim Barry dives deep into the ethical questions frequently faced by dog trainers and offers up a systematic approach (his SITSTA method) to helping trainers resolve difficult dilemmas.

An Illustrated Guide to Dogs

An Illustrated Guide to Dogs

An Illustrated Guide to Dogs

An illustrated guide to more than 190 international dog breeds including information on physical characteristics, general disposition, size, origin and history, grooming, feeding, and good and bad points. Breeds are arranged in order of increasing weight.

The Dog Trainer s Resource

The Dog Trainer s Resource

The Dog Trainer s Resource

Today's professional dog trainer needs to develop expertise in a wide variety of fields: learning theory, training techniques, classroom strategies, marketing, community relations, and business development and management. This collection of articles from APDT's "Chronicle of the Dog" will prove a valuable resource for trainers and would-be trainers. Learn what you need to know from experts like Bob Bailey, Jean Donaldson, Ian Dunbar, Nicole Wilde, Sue Sternberg, and Karen Overall.

The Ethical Dog Trainer

The Ethical Dog Trainer

The Ethical Dog Trainer

Dog trainers face ethical decisions all the time. Do I keep working with a client when it is obvious that the owner will not keep up the training program to the detriment of the dog? Should I accept payments from other dog professionals to whom I refer clients? What is the proper way to interact with other dog trainers who use methods I disagree with? Author Jim Barry dives deep into the ethical questions frequently faced by dog trainers and offers up a systematic approach to helping trainers resolve difficult dilemmas.