How to Be Your Dog s Best Friend

This expanded edition preserves the best features of the original classic while bringing the book fully up-to-date. The result: the ultimate training manual for a new generation of dog owners--and, of course, for their canine best friends.

How to Be Your Dog s Best Friend

How to Be Your Dog s Best Friend

For more than a quarter century, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend has been the standard against which all other dog-training books have been measured. This expanded edition preserves the best features of the original classic while bringing the book fully up-to-date. The result: the ultimate training manual for a new generation of dog owners--and, of course, for their canine best friends. The Monks of New Skete have achieved international renown as breeders of German shepherds and as outstanding trainers of dogs of all breeds. Their unique approach to canine training, developed and refined over four decades, is based on the philosophy that "understanding is the key to communication, compassion, and communion" with your dog. How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend covers virtually every aspect of living with and caring for your dog, including: Selecting a dog (what breed? male? female? puppy or older dog?) to fit your lifestyle Where to get--and where not to get--a dog Reading a pedigree Training your dog or puppy--when, where, and how The proper use of praise and discipline Feeding, grooming, and ensuring your dog's physical fitness Recognizing and correcting canine behavioral problems The particular challenges of raising a dog where you live - in the city, country, or suburb The proper techniques for complete care of your pet at every stage of his or her life In its scope, its clarity, and its authority, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend remains unrivaled as a basic training guide for dog owners. Like no other book, this guide can help you understand and appreciate your dog's nature as well as his or her distinct personality--and in so doing, it can significantly enrich the life you share with your dog.

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How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Monks of New Skete
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-05-15 - Publisher: Hachette UK

For more than a quarter century, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend has been the standard against which all other dog-training books have been measured. This expanded edition preserves the best features of the original classic while bringing the book fully up-to-date. The result: the ultimate training manual for
Dogs for Dummies
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Gina Spadafori
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Running Press Miniature Editions

This handy guide to dog ownership may be smaller than a newborn pup, but it's a veritable storehouse of useful information on feeding, house training, grooming, health care, and traveling with dogs. Full color.
The Art of Training Your Dog: How to Gently Teach Good Behavior Using an E-Collar
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Monks of New Skete, Marc Goldberg
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-06 - Publisher: The Countryman Press

A brand-new training regimen—off-leash in 30 days!—from the pack who brought you The Art of Raising a Puppy. The Monks of New Skete, longtime breeders of German shepherds and established dog trainers of all breeds, have developed a new training technique. A decade in the making, this program represents a
The Art of Raising a Puppy (Revised Edition)
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Monks of New Skete
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-29 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The classic bestseller that established the Monks of New Skete as America's most trusted authorities on dog training, canine behavior, and the animal/human bond, updated to include the latest developments in canine health. In their two now-classic bestsellers, How to be Your Dog's Best Friend and The Art of Raising
How to be the Leader of the Pack
Language: en
Pages: 16
Authors: Patricia B. McConnell
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Dogwise Pub

Learn how to love your dogs without spoiling them and provide boundaries without intimidation. This booklet clarifies how to be a benevolent leader and avoid aggression related to fear or dominance.

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