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Dog Training For Dummies, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-88251-1
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408 pages
June 2010
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Introduction.

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.

Index.

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