Understanding Your Dog For Dummies
Whether your pooch is a mixed breed or purebred, she has adistinct identity that makes her unique. The first step inunderstanding your dog is to respect the honorable task she wasoriginally bred for and to identify how these inbred impulsesinfluence her personality and behavior. In essence, you need tospeak her language if you expect her to learn to understandyours.
Understanding Your Dog for Dummies gives you everythingyou need to learn to understand your pooch’s unique dialectof “Doglish”—and shows you how to take on therole as pack leader to give your dog the cues, guidance, andconsistency she needs to shape and develop good behaviors. Insideyou’ll discover how to:
- Read your dog’s body language
- Communicate with your dog
- Interpret your dog’s breed-specific traits
- Correct dog-behavior-gone-bad
- Counter anxiety-based behavior
- Understand and resolve aggressive behavior
- And so much more!
Think of this book as Doglish 101—a prerequisite for everyhuman member of your dog’s family. Now, let the trainingbegin!
272 pages; ISBN 9781118052761
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Title: Understanding Your Dog For Dummies
Author: Stanley Coren; Sarah Hodgson