Before & after getting your puppy : the positive approach to raising a happy, healthy, and well-behaved dog (eBook, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Before & after getting your puppy : the positive approach to raising a happy, healthy, and well-behaved dog

Author: Ian Dunbar
Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before & After Getting Your Puppy is a simple, practical guide for anyone bringing a new puppy into the family. In clear steps, with helpful photos and easy-to-follow training deadlines, Dr. Ian Dunbar, who pioneered puppy classes and a loving style of dog training in the 1970s, presents a structured yet playful and humorous plan for raising a wonderful dog. The guide is based on six developmental deadlines: --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dunbar, Ian, 1947-
Before & after getting your puppy.
Novato, Calif. : New World Library, ©2004
(DLC) 2004002055
(OCoLC)54415508
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Dunbar
ISBN: 9781577313441 1577313445
OCLC Number: 713255881
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 224 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What's important to know right away --
Developmental deadlines --
Doggy education --
Evaluating puppy's progress --
Errorless housetraining and chewtoy-training --
Socialization with people --
Learning bite inhibition --
World at large --
Homework schedules.
Other Titles: Before and after getting your puppy
Responsibility: Ian Dunbar.
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Before & After Getting Your Puppy is a simple, practical guide for anyone bringing a new puppy into the family. In clear steps, with helpful photos and easy-to-follow training deadlines, Dr. Ian Dunbar, who pioneered puppy classes and a loving style of dog training in the 1970s, presents a structured yet playful and humorous plan for raising a wonderful dog. The guide is based on six developmental deadlines: -- teaching errorless housetraining and chewtoy-training -- learning bite inhibitiona continuing program of ongoing trainingIn the first half of the book, Dr. Dunbar focuses on what the owner needs to know to select a great puppy. In the second half, he presents the crucial lessons the puppy must be taught during its impressionable early development. Over time, Dr Dunbar?s kind, positive program has been proven the most effective.

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