Designed for quick reference while working with your dog, this large-format guidebook features the full gamut of training exercises — each illustrated with photos and clear instructions. It offers a wealth of ways to approach various dogs and scenarios, whether you’re training a puppy to sit or correcting training issues in a mature dog.
Michael Wombacher, a trainer with decades of experience, knows all the competing dog training theories but also knows that in reality, it is a range of methods that gets dogs and their humans where they need to be. His Integrated Dog Training is a much-needed commonsense approach that avoids cookie-cutter dictates and recognizes the individuality of each dog. Easy-to-use, image-driven, and immediately applicable, this is a truly unique, invaluable resource that gets people and dogs in sync and happy lifelong.
For years dog trainer Michael Wombacher has worked with expecting dog owners to prevent problems between dogs and children. He has also unfortunately witnessed too many families forced to surrender their beloved family companions because they failed to prepare the dog for the arrival of a new family member. In Good Dog, Happy Baby, Wombacher lays out a twelve-step process that will give families the skills they need to navigate this new era of their lives. These skills include how to evaluate dogs, resolve common behavior problems, and fully prepare dogs for a new baby. This easy-to-use guide, filled with photos and simple instructions, makes a great gift for any expecting family with a dog, whether the dog is perfectly trained or in serious need of behavioral help.
“There’s a Puppy in the House” is the best guide to raising your puppy available anywhere. It leaves no topic relevant to puppy raising untouched. Written in an easy and engaging style, it includes an in-depth look at housebreaking, covers every area of concern for new puppy owners including home manners, socializing, obedience training and much more.Unlike other training manuals, this book contains a day by day, week by week timeline explaining exactly how and when to introduce the exercises in this book. It contains over 200 photos and illustrations (more than any other puppy book) to clearly demonstrate how to perform every exercise discussed. It’s also heavily cross referenced for ease of use and filled with dozens of resources to other areas of puppy raising and dog training.The layout of the book makes it easy to find the topics you’re looking for and the advice is simple, direct and easy to implement.In short, this is a user friendly, highly functional guide to maximizing the joys of puppy ownership while minimizing the frustrations