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Akin to Monty Roberts's The Man Who Listens to Horses and going light-years beyond The Hidden Life of Dogs, this extraordinary book takes a radical new direction in understanding our life with canines and offers us astonishing new lessons about our pets. From changing the misbehaviors and habits that upset us, to seeing the world from their unique and natural perspective, to finding a deep connection with another being, BONES WOULD RAIN FROM THE SKY will help you receive an incomparable gift: a profound, lifelong relationship with the dog you love.Buy Now!
A Better Way to Better Behavior Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don't Shoot the Dog! a bestselling classic. Now this revised edition presents more of her insights into animal—and human—behavior. A groundbreaking behavioral scientist and dynamic animal trainer, Karen Pryor is a powerful proponent of the principles and practical uses of positive reinforcement in teaching new behaviors. Here are the secrets of changing behavior in pets, kids—even yourself—without yelling, threats, force, punishment, guilt trips...or shooting the dog: •The principles of the revolutionary "clicker training" method, which owes its phenomenal success to its immediacy of response—so there is no question what action you are rewarding •8 methods of ending undesirable habits—from furniture-clawing cats to sloppy roommates •The 10 laws of "shaping" behavior–for results without strain or pain through "affection training" •Tips for house-training the dog, improving your tennis game, or dealing with an impossible teen •Explorations of exciting new uses for reinforcement training Learn why pet owners rave, "This book changed our lives!" and how these pioneering techniques can work for you too.Buy Now!
Do you have a dog that doesn't enjoy the show ring? How about a dog that is shy or fearful in the show ring? This book is for anyone who shows, works with or lives with a shy or fearful dog. Vicki Ronchette is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer who is also an active show dog exhibitor, owner, handler and breeder. She coaches people all over the world on how to train their show dogs using positive methods and how to work with fearful show dogs. Using the methods in this book you will learn how to help your dog work through his fear of the show ring and teach him to enjoy showing making him a successful competitor who enjoys showing!Buy Now!
Get outstanding show results by using positive reinforcement methods including clicker training and lure-reward techniques. Includes a section on problem solving common showing issues. Written by a dog show person for dog show people.Buy Now!
Finally, a handbook for dog shows! This little gem gives you answers to all the things you need to know about dog shows. From how dog shows work, to what class to enter, to how to dress to compliment your dog, to the actual ring procedure, you will find it all here ! This reader friendly book is a must have for people new to the show ring who need more than just a dog training book but are looking for a handbook to guide them through the process. Small and handy enough to take with you to the dog show!Buy Now!