In the updated edition of this best-seller, The Dog Whisperer, Paul Owens offers more in-depth dog training protocols with additional notes, tips and problem-solving which make Paul's Three-Step-Process of shaping dog behaviors even more accessible. In addition to the best-selling nonviolent training features from the previous edition, this new edition includes:
• Updated material on the power of non-force dog training
• Information on the newest, most effective gear for all levels of dog training
• A new section to teach dog tricks that will provide fun for both you and your dog
Owens' compassionate dog training methods will help you create an emotional bridge to "plug in" and create a deeper bond with your dog than you thought possible.
The Dog Whisperer book for dog behavior training offers a truly humane, revolutionary, and common sense approach to raising and training your dog.
In Addition, You Will Learn:
• How to "dog speak" - the body language and vocalizations needed to effectively communicate with your dog.
• How to train your dog without jerking, hitting, kicking, shocking, or shaking.
• How easy and fun dog training can be when you use the 9 Ingredients of Reward-Based Dog Training.
• How to use "clicker" and "target training" to quickly and easily shape your dog's behavior.
• How to turn affection, play, toys, praise, and social freedom into powerful rewards.
• Five ways to establish a leadership role so your dog will happily follow your lead.
• About dog behavioral problems such as jumping, barking, digging, chewing and mouthing.
"After working for years to expose trainers' cruelty to animals in the production of movies, I applaud a book that encourages the compassion and nonviolence that dogs so richly deserve." -- Bob Barker, Host, The Price Is Right
"This is an important book. Paul Owens offers a powerful voice of nonviolence and a truly enlightening approach to raising and training your dog. I wholeheartedly recommend his message of compassion and joy." -- Jack Canfield, Co-author, Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul and Chicken Soup for the Soul