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Cesar's rules : your way to train a well-behaved dog
Millan, Cesar.
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First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Crown Archetype, [2010]

Physical Description:
xi, 305 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
A well-known dog trainer takes on the topic of training for the first time, by explaining the importance of balance as the foundation for a healthy relationship between you and your dog. To provide a variety of training options, Cesar calls upon experts in the field to offer their advice sobyou can find the perfect approach that works for you and your dog. Filled with practical advice, anecdotes, tips, and trouble shooting techniques for training either a new puppy or an old dog. It shows you how to communicate well with your dog and shares the most effective and humane methods for teaching your dog how to be a happy, well behaved member of your household. It also addresses: The most popular training techniques, including positive reinforcement and using a clicker; Ways to teach basic obedience commands such as sit, stay, and come; The importance of balance, and why a well trained dog does not necessarily mean a balanced one; How to use your dog's own natural inclinations to create better behavior; The methods and theories come from a variety of trainers, including Bob Bailey, Ian Dunbar, Joel Silverman, and Mark Harden.
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Illustrations by Victoria Parr.
Those magical American dogs : my evolution from training dogs to training people -- The basics of balance : the foundation of training -- Rewards, punishment, and everything in between : is there a "right" way to train a dog? -- Cesar's rules for a teachable dog-- and a trainable human -- Honor the animal : lessons from Hollywood animal trainers -- Losing the leash : Dr. Ian Dunbar and hands-off dog training -- A world of ways to basic obedience : step by step instructions -- Basic instincts : how dogs teach us.
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