Owning a dog in the city has a completely different set of challenges than owning a dog in a rural or suburban setting. The city is full of distractions for your dog such as congestion, noise, crowds of people, cars, buses, bicycles, rollerbladers, trash, sewers, alleys, roadways and other dogs. Where you can exercise your dog is limited, and maneuvering a dog through city streets and across busy roadways is often hazardous. Rat poison sprinkled in alleyways, garbage thrown on the sidewalk and around garbage bins, and city puddles filled with unknown substances are all threats to your dog's health. In this book, Cis Frankel, an urban dog trainer best known for training Oprah Winfrey's cocker spaniel, teaches owners what is proper dog etiquette in urban areas and explains how to deal with the specific difficulties of training and living with a dog in the city.Putting More Stress on Your Dog to Stop Negative Behavior Throughout this chapter, I have shown you ways to relieve your doga#39;s stress, but there ... When she jumps on the counter top, tell her aquot;Off!aquot; and slam your hand against the counter top.
|Publisher||:||Willow Creek Press - 2000|