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Title:
People, pooches and problems : understanding, controlling, and correcting problem behavior in your dog
Author:
Evans, Job Michael.
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Publication Information:
New York : Howell Book House, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780764563164
Format :
Book

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Central Library SF431 .E96 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

The paperback edition of Howell Book House classic by one of the true innovators of dog training. This innovative training approach addresses dog owners' goals, offering training strategies that simulate problem behaviors and showing how to correct them.


Author Notes

Job Michael Evans was a past president of the Dog Writers Association of America. He authored numerous dog training classics, including The Evans Guide to Housetraining Your Dog and Training & Explaining: How to Be the Dog Trainer You Want to Be.


Table of Contents

Foreword
Note to Readers
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Wolves and Dogs
2 Bitch Basics
3 Prevention or Correction
4 A Worthy Cause
5 Do You Have the Dog You Want?
6 Do Dogs Feel Guilt or Shame?
7 Your Owner Personality or How to Drive Your Dog Nuts in Five Days or Less
8 Look, See, Observe, Memorize, Insee
9 RRRR: A Radical Regimen for Recalcitrant Rovers
10 Setting Up Set-ups
11 Why Set-ups Sometimes Foul Up
12 Creative Avoidance
13 Words Dogs Live By
14 Praise Problems
15 The Crate as Cop-out
16 Our Own "Urine Analysis"
17 Aggressive Advice: An Open Letter to the Owners of Canine Terrorists
18 To Come or Not to Come
19 Nutrition Notes
20 In the Trenches: Inside Information for Individuals "in Dogs"
21 The Trials of Trainers
22 A Panoply of Problems
Bibliography
Index

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