Let the Dog Decide
The Revolutionary 15-minute-a-day Program to Train your Dog-- Gently and ReliablyBook - 2007
This is a groundbreaking, completely reliable and gentle training method that both you and your dog will enjoy. Dale Stavroff's revolutionary approach to dog training shows you how to work with your dog's natural attributes--its independent will, insatiable curiosity, and strong instinctual drives--not against them. This unique, easy-to-follow system of informal handling and three fun five-minute training sessions a day makes the dog an active, eager participant in training. Step-by-step, Let the Dog Decide explains how to: Profoundly transform your relationship with your dog by building benevolent eye contact Limit dependence on the leash and abandon choke chains and pinch collars Interrupt unwanted behaviors with a breakthrough technique that strengthens the dog-human bond Make the best use of clicker conditioning Achieve absolute reliability in your dog's behavior by training on a small bench Empower your dog's natural decision-making ability and produce cooperative obedience that is self-directed and both leash- and handler-independent Full of gentle, effective techniques for building your dog's confidence and trust in you and solving common behavioral problems, Let the Dog Decide will teach you how to engage your dog's will in harmony with your own and make you both winners.
Publisher: New York : Marlowe, c2007
Characteristics: xxi, 232 p. : ill. ; 23 cm