How to Be Your Dog s Best Friend

How to Be Your Dog s Best Friend Author Monks of New Skete
ISBN-10 9780759524385
Release 2001-05-15
Pages 300
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For more than a quarter century, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend has been the standard against which all other dog-training books have been measured. This expanded edition preserves the best features of the original classic while bringing the book fully up-to-date. The result: the ultimate training manual for a new generation of dog owners--and, of course, for their canine best friends. The Monks of New Skete have achieved international renown as breeders of German shepherds and as outstanding trainers of dogs of all breeds. Their unique approach to canine training, developed and refined over four decades, is based on the philosophy that "understanding is the key to communication, compassion, and communion" with your dog. How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend covers virtually every aspect of living with and caring for your dog, including: Selecting a dog (what breed? male? female? puppy or older dog?) to fit your lifestyle Where to get--and where not to get--a dog Reading a pedigree Training your dog or puppy--when, where, and how The proper use of praise and discipline Feeding, grooming, and ensuring your dog's physical fitness Recognizing and correcting canine behavioral problems The particular challenges of raising a dog where you live - in the city, country, or suburb The proper techniques for complete care of your pet at every stage of his or her life In its scope, its clarity, and its authority, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend remains unrivaled as a basic training guide for dog owners. Like no other book, this guide can help you understand and appreciate your dog's nature as well as his or her distinct personality--and in so doing, it can significantly enrich the life you share with your dog.



How to Be Your Dog s Best Friend

How to Be Your Dog s Best Friend Author Monks of New Skete
ISBN-10 0316136131
Release 2014-05-10
Pages 253
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For nearly a quarter century, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend has been the standard against which all other dog-training books have been measured. This new, expanded edition, with a fresh new design and new photographs throughout, preserves the best features of the original classic while bringing the book fully up-to-date. The result: the ultimate training manual for a new generation of dog owners - and, of course, for their canine best friends. The Monks of New Skete have achieved international renown as breeders of German shepherds and as outstanding trainers of dogs of all breeds. Their unique approach to canine training, developed and refined over three decades, is based on the philosophy that "understanding is the key to communication, compassion, and communion" with your dog. The importance of honest and effective communication with your dog is underscored throughout this guide, especially in the practical training exercises: a detailed, comprehensive, fully illustrated obedience course through which the monks lead you (and your dog) step-by-step. How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend covers virtually every aspect of living with and caring for your dog, including: Selecting a dog (what breed' male' female' puppy or older dog') to fit your lifestyle Where to get - and where not to get - a dog Reading a pedigree Training your dog or puppy - when, where, and how The proper use of praise and discipline Feeding, grooming, and ensuring your dog's physical fitness Recognizing and correcting canine behavioral problems The particular challenges of raising a dog where you live - in the city, country, or suburb The proper techniques for complete care of your pet at every stage of his or her life In this new edition, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend has been expanded to encompass the latest equipment (e.g., retractable leashes, "invisible" fences); new trends in training and care (doggy day care, professional dog walkers, etc.); and dozens of new anecdotes and case studies, d.



How to Be Your Dog s Best Friend

How to Be Your Dog s Best Friend Author Monks of New Skete
ISBN-10 0759524386
Release 2001-05-15
Pages 202
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For more than a quarter century, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend has been the standard against which all other dog-training books have been measured. This expanded edition preserves the best features of the original classic while bringing the book fully up-to-date. The result: the ultimate training manual for a new generation of dog owners--and, of course, for their canine best friends. The Monks of New Skete have achieved international renown as breeders of German shepherds and as outstanding trainers of dogs of all breeds. Their unique approach to canine training, developed and refined over four decades, is based on the philosophy that "understanding is the key to communication, compassion, and communion" with your dog. How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend covers virtually every aspect of living with and caring for your dog, including: Selecting a dog (what breed? male? female? puppy or older dog?) to fit your lifestyle Where to get--and where not to get--a dog Reading a pedigree Training your dog or puppy--when, where, and how The proper use of praise and discipline Feeding, grooming, and ensuring your dog's physical fitness Recognizing and correcting canine behavioral problems The particular challenges of raising a dog where you live - in the city, country, or suburb The proper techniques for complete care of your pet at every stage of his or her life In its scope, its clarity, and its authority, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend remains unrivaled as a basic training guide for dog owners. Like no other book, this guide can help you understand and appreciate your dog's nature as well as his or her distinct personality--and in so doing, it can significantly enrich the life you share with your dog.



Becoming Your Dog s Best Friend

Becoming Your Dog s Best Friend Author Martin J. Becker
ISBN-10 0793800870
Release 1994
Pages 64
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'Dr. Becker makes some excellent points from a little different perspective. Especially on target where his reasons for sharing one's life with dogs: they help us maintain a hold on our sanity...not to mention our sense of humor.' --Betty White



Feed Your Best Friend Better

Feed Your Best Friend Better Author Rick Woodford
ISBN-10 9781449409937
Release 2012-04-10
Pages 204
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Featuring such options as Puppy Pesto, Bacon Yappetizers and Mutt Loaf, a cookbook by the creator of the "DogFoodDude" blog provides natural-foods recipes for dogs based on the nutritional guidelines of veterinary manuals.



Your Dog s Best Friend

Your Dog s Best Friend Author Mary Wattle
ISBN-10 9781434912831
Release 2012-03
Pages 158
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Your Dog s Best Friend has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Your Dog s Best Friend also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Your Dog s Best Friend book for free.



A Dog s Best Friend

A Dog s Best Friend Author Lisa Rosenthal
ISBN-10 9781613741603
Release 1999-08-01
Pages 176
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Owning a pet can teach a child responsibility, patience, confidence, and the satisfaction of a job well done--and best of all, it's fun! Over 60 inventive activities and crafts such as Can Do Canine Show and Dog Day Story teach kids about taking care of their pooch pal while promoting a long-lasting relationship. Games such as musical chairs, burying bones together, and throwing a frisbee and flyball; fun things to make such as a rag rug, a pooch pillow, and a puppy bed; and yummy treats to cook such as crunchy dog biscuits and a dog food cake get kids involved with taking care of their dog's needs while teaching healthy care-giving techniques and fostering a deep friendship. In addition, "A Dog's Best Friend" includes information about dog obedience training; a reading list of children's animal books; listings of Web sites, pet-care resources, and animal organizations and events; and amusing trivia for dog lovers.



Becoming Your Dog s Best Friend

Becoming Your Dog s Best Friend Author Bill Gutman
ISBN-10 1562946617
Release 1996
Pages 64
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Provides information about the physical and psychological needs of dogs, as well as about how to choose and care for them as pets.



Middle School Dog s Best Friend

Middle School  Dog s Best Friend Author James Patterson
ISBN-10 9781473536272
Release 2016-10-20
Pages 256
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Rafe Khatchadorian is getting the Hollywood treatment in a film version of Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life starring Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle and Thomas Barbusca. It's a dog-eat-dog world, and Rafe Khatchadorian is just trying to live in it. Life in middle school is finally starting to seem bearable – until Rafe spots his grandmother standing in the free-meal line at the local soup kitchen. To help earn some money for the family, Rafe concocts a brilliant plan – a dog-walking business that soon turns into a huge money-making neighbourhood empire. He'll even have extra cash to buy his own WormHole Deluxe Multi-Platform GameBox! That is, until two terrible twins launch the Great Dog War by sabotaging Rafe's flyers and stealing his customers. Plus, his bratty kid sister Georgia has skipped a grade – so now she's in all of Rafe's classes. Throw a kid a bone!



How to Listen to Your Dog

How to Listen to Your Dog Author Carlotta Cooper
ISBN-10 9781601385963
Release 2015-02-03
Pages 288
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Sit. Stay. Heel. Does your dog disobey you sometimes? Do you understand why? Understanding each otherâe(tm)s wants and needs is one of the best ways you and your pooch can establish a happy, life-long relationship. Instead of growing frustrated at your dogâe(tm)s seemingly bad behavior, try to recognize what makes it act the way it does. Establishing effective communication is necessary for any relationship including the one between you and your furry friend. How to Listen to Your Dog: The Complete Guide to Communicating with Manâe(tm)s Best Friend will teach you how to decipher what your dog is trying to tell you. This will not only help eliminate confusion, but it will also ensure that your dog is more receptive to you when you are training it and asking it to follow basic commands. This book will teach you how to interpret the meaning behind every tail wag, head tilt, and bark and how to make sure your dog always knows what you want from it. You will learn how to practice positive reinforcement with your four-legged friend and why this is so important to the canine population. This book will teach you the reasoning behind so many of the common problems dog owners experience and how you can prevent these troubles. You will begin to understand your pooch, whatever age it is. You will know what it really means with its slobbery kiss or why it continues to jump all over you âe" even after you have spent countless hours and large sums of money on expensive training sessions. Becoming aware of your dogâe(tm)s reasoning will help you realize why it acts the way it does and will also help you prevent or eliminate problem behavior. Weâe(tm)ve interviewed dozens of trainers who all stressed the importance of establishing two-way communication to ensure a pleasant and stress-free relationship between you and your dog. This book also has information from dog owners who have overcome problem behavior by understanding what their dogs wanted and working with their pet to remedy the problem. How to Listen to Your Dog will provide you will everything you need to know to learn what your dog is trying to tell you and ways to establish a close, healthy bond with manâe(tm)s best friend. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.



A Dog s Best Friend

A Dog s Best Friend Author Jan Fennell
ISBN-10 0753156490
Release 2005-05-01
Pages 257
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Jan Fennell's unique method has taught thousands of owners how to communicate effectively with their pets by understanding the inner language that guides them. As a result, people around the world have been empowered to live happier, more fulfilling lives with their dogs.



For the Love of a Dog

For the Love of a Dog Author Patricia B. McConnell
ISBN-10 9780345477156
Release 2007-08
Pages 332
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An animal behaviorist draws on case studies and the latest scientific research to discuss the truth about a dog's emotional life, its implications for the human-canine bond, and its impact on dog training.



It s a Dog s Life

It s a Dog s Life Author Susan E. Goodman
ISBN-10 9781466816572
Release 2012-07-03
Pages 32
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Have you ever wondered what your dog sees when he looks at a sunset? Or what she smells when she has her nose to the ground? And what IS your pooch trying to say when he looks at you with those big puppy eyes? With a thoroughly silly text and adorable illustrations, IT'S DOG'S LIFE answers those questions and a whole lot more. Covering everything from dog breeds to their evolution and behavior, this accessible nonfiction book is sure to satisfy even the most voracious fact hounds.



A Modern Dog s Life

A Modern Dog   s Life Author Paul McGreevy
ISBN-10 9781615191185
Release 2010-05-18
Pages 328
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What do dogs value? Why do they get so excited by their daily walks? And why may dogs of different breeds have different needs? Veterinarian, professor of animal behavior, and dog lover Dr. Paul McGreevy answers these questions and many more. He takes readers on a walk in the paws of man’s best friend to illuminate the challenges and confusions faced by dogs in the modern world. Filled with humor, easy-to-follow instructions, and memorable characters (including “Uncle Wolf” and “Feral Cheryl”), A Modern Dog’s Life will help you better understand your dog with: Insights from recent studies on how dogs see, smell, and experience the world Explanations of canine behavior, with over 40 photos of dogs in action Tips on everything from petting dogs to calming them at the vet’s User-friendly training techniques that build skills gradually and keep dogs motivated Dr. McGreevy offers an exciting new approach to training a dog: By acting as a “life coach”—rather than an “alpha dog” or “parent”—and by reimagining “training” as a fun opportunity for you and your dog to grow closer and learn new skills, you can greatly improve your dog’s quality of life—and teach good behavior at the same time.



The Genius of Dogs

The Genius of Dogs Author Brian Hare
ISBN-10 9781101609637
Release 2013-02-05
Pages 384
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For readers of Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz, this New York Times bestseller offers mesmerizing insights into the interior lives of our smartest pets In the past decade, we have learned more about how dogs think than in the last century. Breakthroughs in cognitive science, pioneered by Brian Hare, have proven dogs have a kind of genius for getting along with people that is unique in the animal kingdom. This dog genius revolution is transforming how we live and work with our canine friends, including how we train them. Does your dog feel guilt? Is she pretending she can't hear you? Does she want affection—or just your sandwich? In Th­e Genius of Dogs, Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods lay out what discoveries at the Duke Canine Cognition Lab and other research facilities around the world are revealing about how your dog thinks and how we humans can have even deeper relationships with our best four-legged friends.



Anti Aging for Dogs

Anti Aging for Dogs Author John M. Simon, D.V.M.
ISBN-10 9781466886896
Release 2014-12-09
Pages 224
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You love your dog. Don't you want to keep him around for a good long time? You take steps to slow down your own aging process and stay as healthy and fit as possible-- now you can do the same for you beloved dog. Learn Dr. John Simon's amazing program for canine longevity in Anti-Aging for Dogs, and your best friend can live years beyond his normal life expectancy. Simple but effective changes in your dog's lifestyle, diet, exercise program, environment, and behavior can yield astounding results. In this invaluable manual-- the first of its kind-- well-known and respected veterinarian Dr. John M. Simon tells you how to put this powerful program to use, with essential advice about: * Ensuring that your dog gets the right exercise, grooming, and dental hygiene * Creating a safe, healthy home environment for your dog * Avoiding common canine behavioral problems * Programs for assuring optimal nutrition, digestion, and detoxification * Plus: helpful appendices on first aid, toxic substances, and health maintenance



Dog s Best Friend

Dog s Best Friend Author Mark Derr
ISBN-10 0226142809
Release 2004-04-01
Pages 380
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A comprehensive, humane, and bemused tour of the dog-human relationship, Dog's Best Friend combines anecdote, research, and reportage to illuminate our complex rapport with our cherished canine companions. Tracking our national obsession with an animal that now outnumbers children in American households, Mark Derr chronicles the evolution of "the culture of the dog" from the prehistoric domestication of tamed wolves to the modern horrors of overbreeding and inbreeding. Passionate about his subject and intent on sharing his zeal, Derr defends dogs with wit and flare, producing here a quirky, informative, and fitting tribute to our love affair with canines big and small.