Leader of the Pack : How to Take Control of Your Relationship With Your Dog (Paperback)

Author: Baer, Nancy

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Experienced animal behaviorists Nancy Baer and Steve Duno demonstrate that dogs, like their wolf cousins, are essentially pack animals and need to establish dominance. In this practical, straightforward training book you will learn how to take a firm lead and the specific steps required to eliminate the aggressive attitude of your dog. No matter what kind of dog you have, the real life examples and simple, nonconfrontational exercises in Leader of the Pack will help both of you live happily ever after. Discover how to take charge; why treating your dog as an equal can get both of you in trouble; why hitting your dog is futile; what are the right and wrong ways to walk your dog; how to initiate behavior and give only earned praise; how to selectively limit the dog's freedom of movement; how to feed a food-aggressive dog; how to prevent your dog from jumping up, leaning, or stepping on your feet; and much more!

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Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780061010194
SKU 30004849
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0061010197
Release Date 1/16/2003
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Dimensions (in Inches) 7.5H x 5.25L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Experienced animal behaviorists Nancy Baer and Steve Duno demonstrate that dogs, like their wolf cousins, are essentially pack animals and need to establish dominance. In this practical, straightforward training book you will learn how to take a firm lead and the specific steps required to eliminate the aggressive attitude of your dog. No matter what kind of dog you have, the real life examples and simple, nonconfrontational exercises in Leader of the Pack will help both of you live happily ever after. Discover how to take charge; why treating your dog as an equal can get both of you in trouble; why hitting your dog is futile; what are the right and wrong ways to walk your dog; how to initiate behavior and give only earned praise; how to selectively limit the dog's freedom of movement; how to feed a food-aggressive dog; how to prevent your dog from jumping up, leaning, or stepping on your feet; and much more!
Editors Note 1 Explains how to take charge of a dog, why hitting a canine is futile, the right ways to walk a dog, how to feed a food-aggressive dog, and other helpful tips for canine owners
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0160
Publisher William Morrow & Company

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