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The Dog Whisperer

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Synopsis:

Owens, founder of Raise with Praise, Inc. and a certified evaluator for the Delta Society's Animal Assisted Therapy Program, has written a good, basic, reasonably priced introduction to dog training based upon rewarding successive approximations of correct behavior. Gone are the leash pop and harsher corrections of earlier obedience methods. Nonviolent dog training shapes appropriate behavior with rewards such as food and games. Incorrect behavior is punished by ignoring the dog and by verbal cues such as oh-oh. There are chapters on clicker training, target stick training, and training gear such as collars and leashes; the nine ingredients of canine optimum health (high-quality diet, play, socialization, quiet time, exercise, employment, rest, training, and healthcare); and human-canine communication.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781593161323
Author:
Owens, Paul
Publisher:
Listen & Live Audio
With:
Eckroate, Norma
Read by:
Jacobs, Peter
Read:
Jacobs, Peter
Author:
Eckroate, Norma
Subject:
Dogs - Training
Subject:
General-General
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.40x5.60x1.10 in. .35 lbs.
Media Run Time:
240

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"Synopsis" by , Owens, founder of Raise with Praise, Inc. and a certified evaluator for the Delta Society's Animal Assisted Therapy Program, has written a good, basic, reasonably priced introduction to dog training based upon rewarding successive approximations of correct behavior. Gone are the leash pop and harsher corrections of earlier obedience methods. Nonviolent dog training shapes appropriate behavior with rewards such as food and games. Incorrect behavior is punished by ignoring the dog and by verbal cues such as oh-oh. There are chapters on clicker training, target stick training, and training gear such as collars and leashes; the nine ingredients of canine optimum health (high-quality diet, play, socialization, quiet time, exercise, employment, rest, training, and healthcare); and human-canine communication.
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