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Before & After Getting your Puppy

The Positive Approach to Raising A Happy, Healthy, & Well-behaved Dog
Dunbar, Ian (Book - 2004 )
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Very few dog trainers have not been influenced by Dr. Ian Dunbar's dog-friendly philosophy. In the 1970s, Dr. Dunbar sparked a dramatic shift in dog training #151; away from leash corrections and drill-sergeant adult dog classes based on competitive obedience and toward a positive approach using toys, treats, and games as rewards for teaching basic manners, preventing behavior problems, and modifying temperament. Before Dr. Dunbar there were no classes for puppies, very few family dog classes, and not much fun in dog training. His positive approach to training revolutionized the field, especially in training puppies. Now in Before and After Getting Your Puppy Dr. Dunbar combines his two popular puppy-training manuals into one indexed value-priced hardcover edition. In clear steps, with helpful photos and easy-to-follow training deadlines, he presents a structured yet playful and humorous plan for raising a wonderful dog. Dr. Dunbar's guide is based around six developmental deadlines: completing your education and preparation, assessing a puppy's prior socialization and education, teaching errorless housetraining and chewtoy-training, completing a socialization program of meeting strange dogs and people, etc.
Authors: Dunbar, Ian, 1947-
Title: Before & after getting your puppy
the positive approach to raising a happy, healthy, & well-behaved dog
Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library, c2004
Characteristics: xiv, 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ian Dunbar
ISBN: 1577314557
Branch Call Number: 636.70887 D898b 2004
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Puppies Behavior Puppies Training Puppies Dogs Behavior Dogs Training
Topical Term: Puppies
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LCCN: 2004002055
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Very few dog trainers have not been influenced by Dr. Ian Dunbar's dog-friendly philosophy. In the 1970s, Dr. Dunbar sparked a dramatic shift in dog training -- away from leash corrections and drill-sergeant adult dog classes based on competitive obedience and toward a positive approach using toy... Read More »


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