Catch Your Dog Doing Something Right: How to Train Any Dog in Five Minutes a Day

Catch Your Dog Doing Something Right: How to Train Any Dog in Five Minutes a Day

by Krista Cantrell


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Solving dog behavior problems has never been easier or more fun-yes, fun. "A unique work that moves beyond training dogs to teaching them and developing a human-dog bond that really works." -Library Journal

"Gives dog lovers a clear view into the minds of their canine pals, and shows how to correct behavioral problems in a loving, caring way." -Jonathan Balcombe, Humane Society of the United States

"A delightfully unique and eclectic, dog-friendly training book that examines all aspects of maximizing your relationship with your dog." -Ian Dunbar, author of How to Teach a New Dog Old Tricks

Dogs need to have fun. Take the stress out of training and keep the fun in with short, to-the-point sessions that both human and dog will enjoy. Imagine ten-second exercises and five-minute training sessions that teach dogs how to sit, lie down, and walk without pulling on the leash-and solve behavioral problems, even in older dogs. Quick, easy, step-by-step exercises are part of a simple, playful training method that shows readers how to take the frustration out of dog training by stimulating a dog's thinking ability. For dogs of any age, breed, temperament, or social skills, this newly revised edition of CATCH YOUR DOG DOING SOMETHING RIGHT helps dog owners discover how to motivate their dog and to understand the four factors that govern a dog's behavior, the seven qualities of successful dog handlers, and the importance of praise, rewards, and play.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592285648
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2004
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 434,819
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

KRISTA CANTRELL is a cognitive animal behaviorist and prize-winning agility trainer who practices positive, dog-friendly, reward-based training methods. She lives in Arizona with her husband and their dogs, cats, and horses.

Table of Contents

1) Stop, Look, Listen, Sniff, and Move: Exploring the Mind-Body Connection
2) A Dog is a Dog, Is a Dog...
3) How Easily Do Dogs Learn? Fifteen Exercises to Understand Your Dog's Mind and Four Exercises to Understand Your Influence.
4) Seven Qualities of Successful Dog Handlers
5) Play Smart: Happy Dogs Learn Faster
6) Removing the Mystery from Dog Training
7) Five Minutes a Day: Focus, Sit, Down, Walk, Stay, Come, Stand
8) Solve Behavior Programs: Barking, Biting, Chewing, Digging, Fear Responses, House Soiling, Hyperactivity, Ignores You, Jumping, Leash Pulling
9)Friends for Life
10) Equipment

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