Part I: Setting the Stage for Successful Training.
Chapter 1: Dog Training: The Key to Your Dog’s Safety and Your Sanity.
Chapter 2: Canine Psychology 101: Getting to Know Your Dog.
Chapter 3: Developing Training Savvy.
Chapter 4: Understanding the Vital Role Nutrition and Health Play in Training.
Chapter 5: Gearing Up for Training Success.
Part II: Performing Puppy Preliminaries.
Chapter 6: Surviving Your Puppy’s Growth Periods.
Chapter 7: Starting Puppy on the Right Paw.
Chapter 8: Honing In on Housetraining.
Part III: Tackling Training Basics.
Chapter 9: Mastering Some Fundamentals: Sit, Down, Stay, and Leave It.
Chapter 10: Canine Cruise Control: Walking on Leash and Coming When Called.
Chapter 11: Dealing with Common Doggie Don'ts.
Part IV: Taking Training to the Next Level.
Chapter 12: Participating in AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy and Canine Good Citizen Programs.
Chapter 13: Training for Fun and Competition.
Chapter 14: Completing the Companion Dog Title.
Chapter 15: Retrieving.
Part V: Dealing with Special Situations.
Chapter 16: Addressing Aggression.
Chapter 17: Helping Your Hound Handle Special Situations.
Chapter 18: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Keeping Your Senior Young.
Chapter 19: Supplementing Your Training Efforts with Expert Help.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 20: Ten Training Traps and How to Avoid Them.
Chapter 21: Ten Fun and Exciting Sporting Activities.
Chapter 22: Ten Reasons Dogs Do What They Do.
Chapter 23: Ten Tricks for Fun and Games.
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