30 days to a well-mannered dog: the loved dog method
Now, Tamar makes her Loved Dog™ Method accessible for everyone with this day-by-day guide that will lead you through the first thirty days with your new dog—or help you make a fresh start with your current dog. Drawing on her studies of wolves in the wild and basing her method on the principles of child development, Tamar uses an "instincts versus choice" approach that satisfies a dog’s Seven Basic Needs and will result in a pet with good manners.
30 Days to a Well-Mannered Dog covers every question commonly asked by people embarking on the momentous journey of dog ownership: why it’s important to choose the appropriate dog for you and your lifestyle, what you can expect from a puppy versus an adult dog, how to introduce your new dog to your home, and how to respond when things don’t go according to plan. Tamar guides you every step of the way, from addressing undesired behaviors in your dog to crate and paper training him to introducing him to other dogs and helping him become relaxed with strangers. Included are important but often overlooked tips about the use of words and body language to communicate, the power of play, and the amazing value of teaching your dog some lighthearted pet tricks.
Along the way, Tamar debunks myths in need of debunking: that dogs are frequently "alpha" by nature and need to be dominated; that discipline is the key to dog training, and that "success" only means getting your dog to do what you want. Instead, she shows how to align your dog's wishes with your own to create a rich and enduring relationship that works wonderfully for you both.
Gentle, firm, and effective, 30 Days to a Well-Mannered Dog will build your relationship with your dog to make every new day together a day of love, joy, and discovery.
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|Grouping Title||30 days to a well mannered dog the loved dog method|
|Grouping Author||tamar geller|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2021-01-23 04:51:36AM|
|Last Indexed||2021-01-23 05:05:27AM|
|Novelist Primary ISBN||9781439176702|
|auth_author2||Grotenstein, Jonathan, 1970-|
|available_at_addison||Addison Public Library|
|detailed_location_addison||2nd Floor- Adult Books|
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Widely regarded as the anti-Cesar Millan by dog owners and experts, Tamar Geller's nonaggressive approach to dog training is based on love, play, and mutual respect between dog and owner—-much like how a wolf plays with its young. Using a combination of child psychology and animal behavior science, Geller revolutionized the way Americans train their dogs and has won the approval of the Humane Society, for which she is a longtime adviser. Now she expands on her play-training methods and offers a day-by-day, easy-to-follow plan for raising a happy and well-mannered canine.
In this step-by-step guide, Geller gives dog owners all the essential training instructions, insights, and tips, including housebreaking, socialization, commands, hand signals, games, developing a routine, and much more.
Throughout, Geller explains theories on how dogs think and breaks down dogs' basic needs in simple yet engaging language. She also makes fascinating connections between raising a puppy and the process of nurturing a toddler that will shed new light on dog training. Whether it's a new puppy from the pet store or a rescue dog from the pound, this is the ultimate go-to reference for anyone who decides to bring a new dog into their home—-or improve the behavior of the family dog in just one month. Turns out, you can teach an old dog new tricks!
|owning_library_addison||Addison Public Library|
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|subject_facet||Dogs -- Behavior|
Dogs -- Training
|title_display||30 days to a well-mannered dog : the loved dog method|
|title_full||30 Days to a Well-Mannered Dog The Loved Dog Method|
30 days to a well-mannered dog : the loved dog method / Tamar Geller with Jonathan Grotenstein
30 days to a well-mannered dog : the loved dog method [electronic resource] / Tamar Geller, Jonathan Grotenstein
|title_short||30 days to a well-mannered dog|
|title_sub||the loved dog method|