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How to Make Your Man Behave in 21 Days or Less, Using the Secrets of Professional Dog Trainers

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One of the funniest and most astutely observed works on the sexes since James Thurber, How to Make Your Man Behave in 21 Days of Less Using the Secrets of Professional Dog Trainers (over 207,000 copies in print) turns the often-expressed axiom "Men are dogs" into a howling little handbook on men for contemporary women.

Doggie Dos and Don'ts: "Gentle strokes and playful petting techniques are positive motivational techniques for rewarding good behavior." And Flight and Chase Behavior: "If your dog is running away from you, the worst thing to do is chase after him . . . remain calm, act like you're having loads of fun without him, and soon he'll be trotting eagerly back." Doggie Dogmas: "Dogs like to eat out of your plate." "It's pointless to compete for the attention of a dog caught up in a ball game." And a quick primer on personality and temperament, from The Sporting Dog (requires daily exercise, gets bored easily, needs lots of attention) to The Hound (instinctually driven to chase and catch nearly anything that moves).

With its tongue-in-cheek humor and illustrations that evoke an old Esquire magazine, How to Make Your Man Behave in 21 Days of Less assures that control will be yours forever, as behavioral problems vanish within twenty-one days. It's guaranteed.

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  • 207,000 copies in print
  • Synopsis:

    ARE YOU HAVING TROUBLE WITH YOUR MAN?

    It may be time to seek help from professionalsóprofessional dog trainers, that is. Their safe and effective methods will have your man behaving in no time. You-ll learn how to use gentle strokes and playful petting as positive motivational techniques. How to curb straying and chasing. And how to perfect the art of saying no with a simple look. Because there-s no reason why a man can-t be a woman-s best friend.

    About the Author

    Karen Salmansohn is the bestselling author of How to Make Your Man Behave in 21 Days or Less . . . and How to Be Happy, Dammit: A Cynic's Guide to Spiritual Happiness. She is the founder of Amazon Girl, Inc., an award-winning book packaging and image consulting firm, and she is a lifestyle reporter for Fox TV as well as a creative consultant to MTV, Nickelodeon, and Oxygen Media. She lives in New York City.Alison Seiffer's illustrations appear regularly in the New York Times, Glamour, and Newsweek.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction

    Doggie ?DoOs and Don-ts

    Doggie Dogmas

    Dog Catching

    Doggie Styles

    Outroduction

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9781563056260
    Author:
    Seiffer, Alison
    Author:
    Seiffer, Alison
    Author:
    Salmonsohn, Karen
    Publisher:
    Workman Publishing Company
    Location:
    New York :
    Subject:
    General
    Subject:
    Social life and customs
    Subject:
    American wit and humor
    Subject:
    American
    Subject:
    American - General
    Subject:
    Dogs
    Subject:
    Men
    Subject:
    Dogs -- Training -- Humor.
    Subject:
    Humor : General
    Subject:
    Men -- Humor.
    Subject:
    Literary Criticism : General
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    paper over board
    Series Volume:
    84
    Publication Date:
    19940104
    Binding:
    Hardback
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    three-color drawings throughout; 4.5 x 6
    Pages:
    96
    Dimensions:
    6.31x4.59x.43 in. .30 lbs.

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  • "Synopsis" by , ARE YOU HAVING TROUBLE WITH YOUR MAN?

    It may be time to seek help from professionalsóprofessional dog trainers, that is. Their safe and effective methods will have your man behaving in no time. You-ll learn how to use gentle strokes and playful petting as positive motivational techniques. How to curb straying and chasing. And how to perfect the art of saying no with a simple look. Because there-s no reason why a man can-t be a woman-s best friend.

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