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The Resource How to be your dog's best friend : the classic training manual for dog owners, the Monks of New Skete

How to be your dog's best friend : the classic training manual for dog owners, the Monks of New Skete

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How to be your dog's best friend : the classic training manual for dog owners
Title
How to be your dog's best friend
Title remainder
the classic training manual for dog owners
Statement of responsibility
the Monks of New Skete
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • For nearly 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 new, expanded edition, with a fresh new design and new photographs throughout, 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 out-standing trainers of dogs of all breeds. Their unique approach to canine training, developed and refined over three decades, is based on the philosophy that "understanding is the key to communication, compassion, and communion" with your dog
  • The importance of honest and effective communication with your dog is underscored throughout this guide, especially in the practical training exercises: a detailed, comprehensive, fully illustrated obedience course through which the monks lead you (and your dog) step-by-step
  • How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend covers virtually every aspect of living with and caring for your dog
  • In this new edition, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend has been expanded to encompass the latest equipment (e.g., retractable leashes, "invisible" fences); new trends in training and care (doggy day care, professional dog walkers, etc.); and dozens of new anecdotes and case studies, drawn from the monks' own experience, that bring to life the essential training concepts
  • 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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BKL
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
How to be your dog's best friend : the classic training manual for dog owners, the Monks of New Skete
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [323]-326) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • An Introduction to Training
  • Environments
  • Sensitivity Exercises
  • Starting Off Right
  • Standard Obedience Exercises
  • Problems
  • A Parting Word
Control code
ocm50618995
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Completely revised and updated.
Extent
xvi, 336 pages
Isbn
9780316610001
Lccn
2002102894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
How to be your dog's best friend : the classic training manual for dog owners, the Monks of New Skete
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [323]-326) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • An Introduction to Training
  • Environments
  • Sensitivity Exercises
  • Starting Off Right
  • Standard Obedience Exercises
  • Problems
  • A Parting Word
Control code
ocm50618995
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Completely revised and updated.
Extent
xvi, 336 pages
Isbn
9780316610001
Lccn
2002102894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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