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Neptune is a damn good read. Dog owners, dog trainers, animal shelter personnel - all will find these pages invaluable. Jean's advice is orderly, effective, motivating and humorous. --Sue Sternberg, owner, Rondout Valley Kennels and Shelte<br /><br />This book, which is highly readable because of Jean's wit and her flair for analogy is destined to totally revolutionize how trainers, veterinarians and owners view dog behavior. --Pamela J. Reid, Ph.D.<br /><br />Written with the engaging, humorous language that is Donaldson's trademark, and contains a wealth of information based on positive training methods. --Whole Dog Journal
This book, which is highly readable because of Jean's wit and her flair for analogy is destined to totally revolutionize how trainers, veterinarians and owners view dog behavior. --Pamela J. Reid, Ph.D.
Written with the engaging, humorous language that is Donaldson's trademark, and contains a wealth of information based on positive training methods. --Whole Dog Journal
Jean Donaldson heads the Academy for Dog Trainers out of the San Francisco SPCA. The Academy offers a full-time, six-week program in pet dog training and behavior counseling as well as one-week intensives and weekend seminars for existing trainers. She is also the author of The Culture Clash (winner, Best Behavior Book of 1997, Dog Writers Association of America, Direct Book Service best selling book of 1997).
Before relocating to San Francisco, Jean lived in Montreal, where she studied at McGill, founded the Montreal Flyball Association, started up Renaissance Dog Training, the first positive reinforcement school and counseling service in the province, and toiled her way to a black belt in Hung Gar Kung Fu. She has lectured extensively in the US and Canada on animal learning, dog training, people training and dog aggression and is a charter member of APDT. Her dogs and dogs she has trained have numerous titles and wins in obedience, tracking and Flyball.
A health nut, animal nut and tired of Canadian winters, she is happy to be in California, "where I belong." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
Fun little "dear Abby" format. Nice because you can search out questions that you may have encountered with your own dog.Published 14 months ago by Angela
This book was a little different from what I expected- It is basically situations that Jean encountered over a period of time in dog training, and the method she applied to correct... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Christine Hurst
Jean Donaldson explains everything in an easy to read informative way. This is a book everyone who loves dogs should read!Published on March 9, 2013 by Karen S
Dogs are From Neptune is a very good book to help you understand your dogs behavior; this enhances the dog/owner relationship.Published on October 8, 2012 by Rodessa
This book is written in question/answer form. Sort of like a Dear Jean column. There's definitely valuable information in there. Read morePublished on September 17, 2012 by movingwordsandimages
Brushing up on basics before I add another to the pack. I have read this before and needed to remind myself of a number of things. Read morePublished on June 18, 2012 by BGZap
Men are from Mars, women are from Venus, dogs are from Neptune. Now in a newly revised and expanded second edition, "Dogs Are From Neptune" plays on the concept of that other famed... Read morePublished on October 15, 2009 by Midwest Book Review