"Alana Stevenson has done a fabulous service to dogs and their guardians. She knows how a dog's mind works, and her clear advice and positive approach make training rewarding for both canine and human." --Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D., author of Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and the Nature of Feeling Good
"The Right Way the First Time does an excellent job of meeting client needs and trainer goals. The book is both savvy and accessible." --Association of Pet Dog Trainer's Newsletter, Book Review
"The Right Way the First Time: Teaching Your Dog Kindly and Humanely is beautifully written and has great content for discerning and naive dog owners." --William E. Campbell, author of Behavior Problems in Dogs, The New Better Behavior in Dogs, and Dog Behavior Problems: The Counselor's Handbook
About the Author
Alana Stevenson is a Professional Dog and Cat Behaviorist and humane Dog Trainer. She has an M.S. in Biology with a focus in Education. She is a professional member of the Animal Behavior Society, Association of Animal Behavior Professionals, Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and the International Institute for Animal Massage and Bodywork. Alana Stevenson espouses humane, gentle, and effective methods for teaching dogs that are based on science and how animals learn; through kindness and benevolent leadership.