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Title:
ASPCA dog training
Author:
Fogle, Bruce.
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : DK Publishing, 1999.
Physical Description:
128 pages : color illustrations ; 15 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780789447975
Format :
Book

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Summary

This paperback edition of Dr. Bruce Fogle's useful guide to dog training will be a welcome presence in any dog owner's library for years to come. Endorsed by the ASPCA and written by a renowned veterinarian and animal behaviorist, this indispensable guidebook presents a state-of-the-art approach to training dogs of all ages by employing a system of positive-reinforcement techniques including food rewards and praise. From the opening chapter on "Your DogÕs Mind," in which Dr. Fogle actually explains how dogs think, the reader will realize that he or she is in capable and uncommonly perceptive hands. This chapter lays the foundation for understanding such fundamentals as the differences between breeds and how to give effective commands. Training tips run the gamut from the basics of sitting and lying down to walking and heeling. It is a sign of Dr. Fogle's understanding of owners' concerns that he also makes room for a priceless essay on dogs and children. This book's deep well of information also features a chapter on "Overcoming Bad Habits" that will prove invaluable to new and veteran dog owners alike with its creative approaches to universal challenges including pulling on the leash, refusing to come, chasing vehicles and problems in cars. This troubleshooting guide is presented in a reassuring tone and offers realistic and humane solutions. In the signature DK style, this most trusted of dog-training guides is filled with color photographs that make the techniques easy to follow.


Author Notes

Jamie Oliver was born on May 27, 1975. After he graduated from Westminster Catering College, he worked as a pastry chef at Antonio Carluccio's Neal Yard restaurant. He eventually became a sous chef at The River Café, where he was noticed by the BBC. In 1999, his show The Naked Chef debuted and his cookbook became a best-seller in the United Kingdom. Since then, he has appeared on numerous cooking shows and has written numerous cookbooks. He is the author of Super Food Family Classics. Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook is his latest bestseller.

(Bowker Author Biography)