Train Your Dog Like a Pro book by Jean Donaldson
The tools you need to think and train like a professional
Jean Donaldson is one of the top dog trainers in the United States, and her training academy has gained a reputation as the Harvard for dog trainers and behavioral counselors. Now, you can harness her highly effective dog-training techniques and benefit from her expert guidance without leaving your home.
If you're like most dog owners, you treat your four-legged friend as a valued member of the family who enjoys the full run of the house, which is why good behavior is so important. Train Your Dog Like a Pro offers a trusted, systematic approach to positive dog training that anyone can follow. You'll get clear, detailed instructions for teaching essential behaviors, more advanced skills, and even some fun tricks.
This book includes:
Part One: Fundamental Behaviors
Part Two: Impulse Control Behaviors
- Chapter 1: Sit and Watch
- Chapter 2: Down
- Chapter 3: Come
- Chapter 4: Some Help if You're Struggling
Part 3: Maintaining and Improving
- Chapter 5: Sit-Stay & Down Stay
- Chapter 6: Wait and Leave it
- Chapter 7: Walking on Leash
Part 4: Advanced Behaviors
- Chapter 8: Mixing it Up
- Chapter 9: Taking It on the Road
- Chapter 10: Social Applications
- Chapter 11: Consolidation and Maintenance
- Chapter 12: Heeling
- Chapter 13: Mat Training
- Chapter 14: Sit Pretty and Roll Over
- Appendix: How Training Works: An Overview
Whether you're the proud owner of a puppy, an adolescent, or an adult dog, this book and online video truly give you everything you need to train your dog like a pro.
Train Your Dog Like a Pro
, Jean Donaldson, 2010, 212 pages, Bonus 2 hour 30 minute online video, hardcover.
Author Jean Donaldson has over 30 years experience in dog behavior and training. As the Founder and Director of the San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, Jean leads a new generation of dog trainers to better understanding of the research and science of canine behavior. Jeanís award winning book, The Culture Clash, is a pivotal book in the dog trainerís library because it called into question many sacred assumptions about the origins of behavior and behavior problems. Jean lives in the San Francisco area with her Chow Chow, Buffy.
Jean Donaldson is also the best selling author of the excellent book The Culture Clash, Fight- A Guide to Dog-Dog Aggression by Jean Donaldson and Mine! A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs