The Resource Dog training for dummies, by Jack and Wendy Volhard, (electronic resource)

Dog training for dummies, by Jack and Wendy Volhard, (electronic resource)

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Dog training for dummies
Title
Dog training for dummies
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by Jack and Wendy Volhard
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eng
Summary
Introduces equipment, techniques, activities, and reinforcement required to successfully train a dog, including advice on healthcare, competition, and behavioral issues
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Volhard, Joachim
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636.7/0887
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF431
LC item number
.V628 2010eb
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Volhard, Wendy
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--For dummies
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  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • PETS
  • Dogs
  • Dogs
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Dog training for dummies, by Jack and Wendy Volhard, (electronic resource)
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Contents
  • Dog Training For Dummies, 3rd Edition -- About the Authors -- Dedication -- Authors' Acknowledgments -- Contents at a Glance -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- About This Book -- Conventions Used in This Book -- What You're Not to Read -- Foolish Assumptions -- How This Book Is Organized -- Icons Used in This Book -- Where to Go from Here -- Part I: Setting the Stage for Successful Training -- Chapter 1: Dog Training: The Key to Your Dog's Safety and Your Sanity -- What Exactly Does Training Mean? -- Identifying a Well-Trained Dog -- Selecting a Training Model -- Five Basic Commands Every Dog Needs to Know -- Recognizing Factors that Influence Success -- Oh, the Places You and Your Pooch Can Go: Beyond the Basics -- An Exercise to Get You and Your Pooch Started -- Chapter 2: Canine Psychology 101: Getting to Know Your Dog -- Figuring Out How Your Dog Thinks -- Recognizing Your Dog's Instinctive Behaviors -- Determining Your Dog's Personality Profile -- Deciding How You Want Buddy to Act -- Remembering Who's Training Whom -- Chapter 3: Developing Training Savvy -- Managing the Dog Within -- Stressing the Effects of Stress -- Managing Your Dog's Environment -- Understanding the "You" Factor -- Chapter 4: Understanding the Vital Role Nutrition and Health Play in Training -- Finding the Right Food for Your Dog -- Exploring Common Health Issues that Affect Behavior and Training -- Chapter 5: Gearing Up for Training Success -- Choosing the Right Training Leash and Collar -- Readying a Reward: Treats Are Your Training Buddies -- Other Equipment to Consider -- Part II: Performing Puppy Preliminaries -- Chapter 6: Surviving Your Puppy's Growth Periods -- Understanding Your Puppy's Early Development -- The Terrible Twos: Managing the Adolescent from 4 months to 2 years -- Spaying or Neutering to Help with Behavior and Training
  • Chapter 7: Starting Puppy on the Right Paw -- Preparing for Puppy's Arrival -- Bringing Puppy Home -- Now What? -- Starting Buddy's Education -- Solving Perplexing Puppy Problems -- Chapter 8: Honing In on Housetraining -- Helping Buddy Get Used to His Crate -- Establishing a Daily Feeding and Elimination Schedule -- Designating a Regular Toilet Area -- Handling Accidents Appropriately -- Dealing with Different Situations -- Part III: Tackling Training Basics -- Chapter 9: Mastering Some Fundamentals: Sit, Down, Stay, and Leave It -- Sit! Good Boy -- Introducing Down Commands -- Staying in Place -- Leave It: Getting Your Dog to Leave Stuff Alone -- Chapter 10: Canine Cruise Control: Walking on Leash and Coming When Called -- Walking Your Dog -- Winning the Game of Coming When Called -- Chapter 11: Dealing with Common Doggie Don'ts -- Preventing Bad Habits -- Handling Your Dog's Objectionable Behavior -- Teaching Buddy to Keep All Four on the Floor -- Putting an End to Counter Surfing -- Quieting the Incessant Barker -- Contending with Chewing -- The Nonfood Variety -- Dealing with a Digger -- Managing Marking Behavior -- Part IV: Taking Training to the Next Level -- Chapter 12: Participating in AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy and Canine Good Citizen Programs -- Starting on the Right Paw with the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program -- Using the AKC Canine Good Citizen Program to Build on Your Pup's Skills -- Chapter 13: Training for Fun and Competition -- Understanding the System: Your Road Map to the Companion Dog Title -- First Things First: Teaching the Ready! Command -- Heeling Despite Distractions -- Let's Dance, Buddy: Heel On Leash -- Putting a Twist on Things: Teaching the Figure 8 -- Your Dog Isn't an Elephant: Reinforcing Training -- Chapter 14: Completing the Companion Dog Title -- You're Getting a Check-Up: Preparing for the Stand for Examination
  • Heeling Off Leash -- Mastering the Recall -- Training for the Group Exercises -- Chapter 15: Retrieving -- Go Fetch! Explaining the Steps to Successful Retrieving -- Polishing and Perfecting the Retrieve -- Part V: Dealing with Special Situations -- Chapter 16: Addressing Aggression -- Understanding Aggression -- Managing a Dog's Aggression -- Prey, Pack, Fight, and Flight Drives -- Coping with Aggression around the Food Bowl -- Dealing with Fear-Biters -- Chapter 17: Helping Your Hound Handle Special Situations -- Fear of Loud Noises and Thunder -- Coping with Separation Anxiety -- Soiling the House -- Dribbling and Submissive Wetting -- Taking Buddy on the Road -- Going to Doggie Daycare -- Minding Your Manners at the Dog Park -- Keeping Your Canine Calm at the Vet's Office -- Being Patient with the Rescue Dog -- Chapter 18: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Keeping Your Senior Young -- Old Gray Muzzle: Exploring the Signs of Aging in Dog Years -- Teaching Exercises to Keep Buddy's Mind and Body Sharp -- Taking Care of Your Older Dog's Health and Nutrition Needs -- Keeping up with Grooming -- Bringing Home a Puppy to Help Rejuvenate Buddy -- Looking Into Dog Beds, Ramps, Wheelchairs, and Carts -- Chapter 19: Supplementing Your Training Efforts with Expert Help -- Going to Obedience Training Class -- Hiring a Private Trainer -- Enjoying the Great Dog Training Camp Adventure -- Part VI: The Part of Tens -- Chapter 20: Ten Training Traps and How to Avoid Them -- Procrastinating on Basic Training -- Buying into Attention-Seeking Behavior -- Forgetting to Release Your Dog from a Stay -- Eliminating Rewards Too Soon -- Using Your Dog's Name as a Command -- Having to Repeat Commands away from Home -- Punishing Your Dog When He Comes to You -- Running After Your Dog -- Expecting Too Much Too Quickly -- Ignoring the Principle of Consistency
  • Chapter 21: Ten Fun and Exciting Sporting Activities -- Agility Events -- Tracking Titles -- Field Trials and Hunting Tests -- Earthdog Trials -- Lure Coursing -- Schutzhund Training -- Flyball Competitions -- Freestyle Performances -- Dock Diving -- Working as a Service Dog -- Chapter 22: Ten Reasons Dogs Do What They Do -- Why Do Dogs Insist on Jumping on People? -- Why Do Dogs Sniff Parts of Your Anatomy That You'd Prefer They Didn't? -- Why Do Male Dogs Lift Their Legs So Often? -- Why Do Dogs Mount Each Other? -- Why Do Dogs Like to Chase Things? -- Why Do Dogs Roll in Disgusting Things? -- Why Do Dogs Eat Weeds or Grass? -- Why Do Dogs Hump Humans' Legs? -- Why Do Dogs Scoot on Their Rear Ends? -- Why Do Dogs Circle Before Lying Down? -- Chapter 23: Ten Tricks for Fun and Games -- Shake and High Five -- The Other One -- Roll Over -- Play Dead -- Find Mine -- Jumping through a Hoop and Your Arms -- Don't Cross This Line -- You Have Food on Your Nose -- Take a Bow -- Index
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Label
Dog training for dummies, by Jack and Wendy Volhard, (electronic resource)
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Contents
  • Dog Training For Dummies, 3rd Edition -- About the Authors -- Dedication -- Authors' Acknowledgments -- Contents at a Glance -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- About This Book -- Conventions Used in This Book -- What You're Not to Read -- Foolish Assumptions -- How This Book Is Organized -- Icons Used in This Book -- Where to Go from Here -- Part I: Setting the Stage for Successful Training -- Chapter 1: Dog Training: The Key to Your Dog's Safety and Your Sanity -- What Exactly Does Training Mean? -- Identifying a Well-Trained Dog -- Selecting a Training Model -- Five Basic Commands Every Dog Needs to Know -- Recognizing Factors that Influence Success -- Oh, the Places You and Your Pooch Can Go: Beyond the Basics -- An Exercise to Get You and Your Pooch Started -- Chapter 2: Canine Psychology 101: Getting to Know Your Dog -- Figuring Out How Your Dog Thinks -- Recognizing Your Dog's Instinctive Behaviors -- Determining Your Dog's Personality Profile -- Deciding How You Want Buddy to Act -- Remembering Who's Training Whom -- Chapter 3: Developing Training Savvy -- Managing the Dog Within -- Stressing the Effects of Stress -- Managing Your Dog's Environment -- Understanding the "You" Factor -- Chapter 4: Understanding the Vital Role Nutrition and Health Play in Training -- Finding the Right Food for Your Dog -- Exploring Common Health Issues that Affect Behavior and Training -- Chapter 5: Gearing Up for Training Success -- Choosing the Right Training Leash and Collar -- Readying a Reward: Treats Are Your Training Buddies -- Other Equipment to Consider -- Part II: Performing Puppy Preliminaries -- Chapter 6: Surviving Your Puppy's Growth Periods -- Understanding Your Puppy's Early Development -- The Terrible Twos: Managing the Adolescent from 4 months to 2 years -- Spaying or Neutering to Help with Behavior and Training
  • Chapter 7: Starting Puppy on the Right Paw -- Preparing for Puppy's Arrival -- Bringing Puppy Home -- Now What? -- Starting Buddy's Education -- Solving Perplexing Puppy Problems -- Chapter 8: Honing In on Housetraining -- Helping Buddy Get Used to His Crate -- Establishing a Daily Feeding and Elimination Schedule -- Designating a Regular Toilet Area -- Handling Accidents Appropriately -- Dealing with Different Situations -- Part III: Tackling Training Basics -- Chapter 9: Mastering Some Fundamentals: Sit, Down, Stay, and Leave It -- Sit! Good Boy -- Introducing Down Commands -- Staying in Place -- Leave It: Getting Your Dog to Leave Stuff Alone -- Chapter 10: Canine Cruise Control: Walking on Leash and Coming When Called -- Walking Your Dog -- Winning the Game of Coming When Called -- Chapter 11: Dealing with Common Doggie Don'ts -- Preventing Bad Habits -- Handling Your Dog's Objectionable Behavior -- Teaching Buddy to Keep All Four on the Floor -- Putting an End to Counter Surfing -- Quieting the Incessant Barker -- Contending with Chewing -- The Nonfood Variety -- Dealing with a Digger -- Managing Marking Behavior -- Part IV: Taking Training to the Next Level -- Chapter 12: Participating in AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy and Canine Good Citizen Programs -- Starting on the Right Paw with the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program -- Using the AKC Canine Good Citizen Program to Build on Your Pup's Skills -- Chapter 13: Training for Fun and Competition -- Understanding the System: Your Road Map to the Companion Dog Title -- First Things First: Teaching the Ready! Command -- Heeling Despite Distractions -- Let's Dance, Buddy: Heel On Leash -- Putting a Twist on Things: Teaching the Figure 8 -- Your Dog Isn't an Elephant: Reinforcing Training -- Chapter 14: Completing the Companion Dog Title -- You're Getting a Check-Up: Preparing for the Stand for Examination
  • Heeling Off Leash -- Mastering the Recall -- Training for the Group Exercises -- Chapter 15: Retrieving -- Go Fetch! Explaining the Steps to Successful Retrieving -- Polishing and Perfecting the Retrieve -- Part V: Dealing with Special Situations -- Chapter 16: Addressing Aggression -- Understanding Aggression -- Managing a Dog's Aggression -- Prey, Pack, Fight, and Flight Drives -- Coping with Aggression around the Food Bowl -- Dealing with Fear-Biters -- Chapter 17: Helping Your Hound Handle Special Situations -- Fear of Loud Noises and Thunder -- Coping with Separation Anxiety -- Soiling the House -- Dribbling and Submissive Wetting -- Taking Buddy on the Road -- Going to Doggie Daycare -- Minding Your Manners at the Dog Park -- Keeping Your Canine Calm at the Vet's Office -- Being Patient with the Rescue Dog -- Chapter 18: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Keeping Your Senior Young -- Old Gray Muzzle: Exploring the Signs of Aging in Dog Years -- Teaching Exercises to Keep Buddy's Mind and Body Sharp -- Taking Care of Your Older Dog's Health and Nutrition Needs -- Keeping up with Grooming -- Bringing Home a Puppy to Help Rejuvenate Buddy -- Looking Into Dog Beds, Ramps, Wheelchairs, and Carts -- Chapter 19: Supplementing Your Training Efforts with Expert Help -- Going to Obedience Training Class -- Hiring a Private Trainer -- Enjoying the Great Dog Training Camp Adventure -- Part VI: The Part of Tens -- Chapter 20: Ten Training Traps and How to Avoid Them -- Procrastinating on Basic Training -- Buying into Attention-Seeking Behavior -- Forgetting to Release Your Dog from a Stay -- Eliminating Rewards Too Soon -- Using Your Dog's Name as a Command -- Having to Repeat Commands away from Home -- Punishing Your Dog When He Comes to You -- Running After Your Dog -- Expecting Too Much Too Quickly -- Ignoring the Principle of Consistency
  • Chapter 21: Ten Fun and Exciting Sporting Activities -- Agility Events -- Tracking Titles -- Field Trials and Hunting Tests -- Earthdog Trials -- Lure Coursing -- Schutzhund Training -- Flyball Competitions -- Freestyle Performances -- Dock Diving -- Working as a Service Dog -- Chapter 22: Ten Reasons Dogs Do What They Do -- Why Do Dogs Insist on Jumping on People? -- Why Do Dogs Sniff Parts of Your Anatomy That You'd Prefer They Didn't? -- Why Do Male Dogs Lift Their Legs So Often? -- Why Do Dogs Mount Each Other? -- Why Do Dogs Like to Chase Things? -- Why Do Dogs Roll in Disgusting Things? -- Why Do Dogs Eat Weeds or Grass? -- Why Do Dogs Hump Humans' Legs? -- Why Do Dogs Scoot on Their Rear Ends? -- Why Do Dogs Circle Before Lying Down? -- Chapter 23: Ten Tricks for Fun and Games -- Shake and High Five -- The Other One -- Roll Over -- Play Dead -- Find Mine -- Jumping through a Hoop and Your Arms -- Don't Cross This Line -- You Have Food on Your Nose -- Take a Bow -- Index
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ocn680048797
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3rd ed.
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1 online resource (xviii, 388 pages)
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9780470602270
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illustrations.
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AC03E709-8AA2-4D2F-9CE4-A1B8D25B34CB
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