From Fearful to Fear Free: A Positive Program to Free Your Dog From Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias

From Fearful to Fear Free: A Positive Program to Free Your Dog From Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias Author Marty Becker
ISBN-10 1621871541
ISBN-13 9781621871545
Year 2018-09-25
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher Lumina Media
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Written by four powerhouses in the world of veterinary medicine and behavior this informative manual takes an in depth look at fear an issue that dog owners frequently encounter yet dont often understand Dr Marty Becker and his esteemed colleagues deliver a comprehensive look at Dr Beckers Fear Free program developed on the premise that anxiety and fear can impede thorough veterinary care as well as other significant aspects of a companion animals life Filled with anecdotes from the authors own experiences detailed techniques and helpful resources this book can be a lifesaver for owners dealing with fearful dogs Inside From Fearful to Fear Free How animals become fearful the consequences of fear and the benefits of Dr Beckers Fear Free principles A detailed look at different types of fears and how to recognize the signs of fear in a dog The damage of punishment versus the advantages and success of reward based training including step by step instructions on using rewards properly Training at all agesfrom puppy socialization to basic cuesto promote good behavior confidence and adaptability throughout the dogs life Advanced training and enrichment activities for emotional well being Behavior modification techniques for common fears Putting your dogs skills to use in specific scenarios including trips to the vets office visits to the groomer interactions with children walks in busy public areas and vacations with the family

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