Training the Best Dog Ever, originally published in hardcover as The Love That Dog Training Program, is a book based on love and kindness. It features a program of positive reinforcement and no-fail techniques that author Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz used to train the White House dog, Bo Obama, and each of Senator Ted Kennedyas dogs, among countless others. Training the Best Dog Ever relies on trust and treats, not choke collars; on bonding, not leash-yanking or reprimanding. The five-week training program takes only 10 to 20 minutes of practice a day and works both for puppies and for adult dogs that need to be trained out of bad habits. Illustrated with step-by-step photographs, the book covers hand-feeding; crate and potty training; and basic cuesasit, stay, come hereaas well as more complex goals, such as bite inhibition and water safety. It shows how to avoid or correct typical behavior problems, including jumping, barking, and leash-pulling. Plus: how to make your dog comfortable in the worldaa dog that knows how to behave in a vetas office, is at ease around strangers, and more. In other words, the best dog ever.WATER WORK AND DOCK DIVING As wea#39;ve discussed, all dogs need to be taught to swim, even if they are bred for the water. ... Not surprisingly, the Portuguese Water Dog Club of America has an active water-dog program. ... into the water. Winners are the dogs that jump the farthest. If you have a water dog, you can probably guess that the main training ... by throwing a toy in a nice arc so that your dog pops up off the end of the dock for greater distance, rather than leaping out flat.
|Title||:||Training the Best Dog Ever|
|Author||:||Larry Kay, Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz|
|Publisher||:||Workman Publishing - 2012-09-25|