The Well-Adjusted Dog

The Well-Adjusted Dog

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One of the greatest myths in dog ownership is that once a puppy is housetrained and has graduated from a puppy training class, an ownera€™s work is done. In fact, that work is just beginning.Drawing on some twenty-five years of clinical experience, Dr.Dodman offers what he calls qcontinuing educationq for dogs and their owners. You will discover a€c how much exercise your dog really needs (and why)a€c how diet can affect behaviora€c how to communicate clearly with your dog and understand dog body languagea€c how to lead your dog, not dominate hima€c how to optimize your doga€™s environmenta€c how to address medical problems that might underlie unwanted behavior Dr.Dodmana€™s comprehensive, seven-step approach takes on the whole doga€”his health, behavior, and environmenta€”and lays the groundwork for the proper care and training of your best friend, for life.should pick up the end of the training lead and say the word a€œOffa€a€” once only. If the dog obeys by getting off the furniture, he should be praised immediately and perhaps even given a food treat. If he doesna#39;t obey, owners should exert steady, anbsp;...

Title:The Well-Adjusted Dog
Author:Nicholas H. Dodman
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2009-06-24


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