The Complete Idiot's Guide to Positive Dog Training, 3rd Edition
|Rating||:||4.86 (840 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||320 Pages|
After switching methods from traditional punishment-based training methods to positive training, Pam has become an expert on working with dogs with various behavioral issues. Pamela Dennison, owner of Positive Motivation Dog Training, has been training dogs since 1992. She has written a monthly column, “The Barking Lot,” and authored Bringing Light to Shadow: A Story of Recovering an Aggressive Dog.
Sit up and pay attention to the book that bonds people to their best friends. This revised and updated edition offers tips and tricks that will help readers work with their canine pals to solve behavior issues together. ? The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Positive Dog Training continues to be one of the most successful series titles in the Pet category ? A perfect read for first-time dog owners, those who have trained dogs with other methods, and anyone who has brought home a seemingly "bad" dog ? Features a regimen for training a dog for the Canine Good Citizenship Test
citywulf said Wonderful book for the basics. Pam Dennison is perhaps one of the best authors in terms of presenting positive training in an understandable way, that shows clearly why it works and how it fits naturally into a dog's "culture." I also love that she included not just one, but two chapters on body language - sorely lacking in many books. This one has knocked a couple other recommended reads a bit lower on my . "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pamela Dennison's World" according to Criskin. I found this book to be a disappointment on many levels. First, the author tries to be cute and conversational but comes off as simply annoying. This problem could be overlooked, however, if most of her advice wasn't based on questionable "scientific evidence" (no relevant documentation of this evidence is provided). To make matters worse, many of Ms. Dennison's observations a. Good All-Round Positive Training Book Wonderful, clearly written positive training book full of PRACTICAL and USEFUL training exercises that work. Good overview of how dogs learn, how to read their body language to understand what they're communicating, how to use reinforcement schedules properly, how to introduce a new dog into your household -- in short how to set your dog up for success.For those looking for sp
About the AuthorPamela Dennison, owner of Positive Motivation Dog Training, has been training dogs since 1992. She has written a monthly column, “The Barking Lot,” and authored Bringing Light to Shadow: A Story of Recovering an Aggressive Dog.. After switching methods from traditional punishment-based training methods to positive training, Pam has become an expert on working with dogs with various behavioral issues