Chapters are categorized by senses such as sound, sight, and smell; specific pack behaviors such as dominance and play also merit their own sections. McConnell uses the same humor and patience she recommends with dogs on her readers. Whether she's referring to maggots as "a value-added commodity in canine economics" or ruminating on attempts to verbally cue her dogs to exit the house one at a time, her wise and gently self-deprecating book brings training--of both dogs and humans--to new levels. Jill Lightner --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Although this book is not a how to train your dog book like I expected, it goes to great lengths to explain training theory methods, how training language, sounds, and pitch are... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Amy
This is such an easy read. Well written. You don't even realize that your learning I recommend to anyone that has anything to do with a dog.Published 11 days ago by Lynne Speicher
great book describing dog-person relationships! A must for anybody interested in improving their understanding of and relationship with their dog.Published 11 days ago by Adult married female
This is a great book. I give it to dog owner friends as gifts. Really gave me a good insight as to how the doggy mind works and how to better communicate to my dog. Read morePublished 21 days ago by undrdog
still reading it, I love this book!!! I am a dog trainer, I can't believe I am just now reading this! hahahaPublished 23 days ago by KC