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Mother Knows Best: the Natural Way To Train Your Dog With Otherby Carol Lea Benjamin
Synopses & Reviews
"Carol Benjamin makes dog training sound like more fun than a barrel of puppies.... Mother Knows Best is a thoroughly enjoyable book whose pages may become a bit worn from constant re-reading. But it's too good to read just once." —Dogs in Canada
"[The] author is someone who really loves and understands dogs, and that comes through on every page.... Every aspect of training is covered, from the basics of puppy training to structured obedience exercises, in sufficient detail and sufficient examples to show you how you can apply the advice to your own situation." —Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Newsletter
"Carol Benjamin has written a breakthrough book that exposes the fallacy of humanizing dogs and calls for an intelligent, reasoned, and painstaking re-evaluation of just how dogs are originally educated." —Job Michael Evans, Dog Fancy
"This book is full of excellent information and innovative ideas for turning that cute puppy into a true companion...an excellent book to give or recommend." —AKC Gazette
A Howell Dog Book of Distinction
"This book is full of excellent information and innovative ideas for turning that cute puppy into a true companion...an excellent book to give or recommend." — "AKC Gazette"
A Howell Dog Book of Distinction
With more than 150,000 copies sold, Mother Knows Best is one of the top training books of all time. Based on the natural way a mother dog trains her puppies, Benjamin's training method is humane, effective and all natural. Now we've put a bright new cover on a timeless classic.
Mother Knows Best the natural way to train your dog
The Dog is a Social Animal, and in nature the mother is a dog's most successful teacher. This simple fact translates into a highly effective, dynamic approach to dog training based on the natural way dogs learn. Using this natural way of learning as a base, renowned author and trainer Carol Lea Benjamin presents a sensible, easy, humane training program designed to shape your dog into the best companion it can be, at home and in public. From the basics of puppy training and good house manners, on through all the levels of structured obedience exercises, Mother Knows Best: The Natural Way to Train Your Dog helps your dog learn as it was intended to. Here's the secret of how to enjoy your dog, have your dog enjoy you and enhance the human-animal bond?all at the same time! It's training you can rely on. After all, Mother Knows Best.
About the Author
CAROL LEA BENJAMIN is the award-winning author of Dog Training for Kids, Dog Tricks (with Capt. Arthur J. Haggerty), Dog Problems, Second-Hand Dog, The Chosen Puppy, Surviving Your Dog's Adolescence, Dog Training in 10 Minutes, and the Rachael Alexander and Dash mysteries, This Dog for Hire and The Dog Who Knew Too Much.
Table of Contents
About the Author.
1. Between Man and Dog.
2. Rewards and Punishments: Mother Knows Best.
3. Getting Organized.
4. Basic Etiquette for Puppies.
5. Basic Obedience Training.
6. Off-Leash Puppy.
7. Trouble Shooting.
9. Off-Leash Dog.
10. Games to Play with Your Dog.
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