Dog Training (Collins Need to Know?)

Dog Training (Collins Need to Know?)



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This one-stop practical guide will show you how to transform your dog into the perfect companion.The training methods are based on being kind to the dog, with emphasis on praise and reward. There is also essential information on how dogs learn and the different training needs of large and small dogs.The ten-week programme outlined in this book will transform a lead-pulling disobedient dog into a happy, sociable companion.Contents include: why dogs need training; how and when to start training your dog; training methods; the weekly programme; advanced training (agility training, working trials, heelwork to music, dog showing).


Stella Smyth and co-author Sally Bergh-Roose have been training dogs since 1978 and have been involved in competition work with a variety of dogs. Together they have been running a successful dog training course for many years.