This video was written and produced by Ed Frawley. It's goal is to introduce the dog trainer to the world of marker training in dogs. It sets the stage for the series of traning DVD's that Ed later produced with Michael Ellis.
Throughout the course of this DVD, Michael Ellis covers the basis of food rewards as a motivational training method. This video is applicable to any dog type and age, and highlights important engagement techniques including a brief review of the marker system in regards to training behaviors, as well as the luring technique.
Dogs are dangerous. And they are more dangerous to children than to adults. Not as dangerous of course, as kitchen utensils, drapery cords, five-gallon water buckets, horses, or cows. Not nearly as dangerous as playground equipment, swimming pools, skateboards, or bikes. And not remotely as dangerous as family, friends, guns, or cars.
But people are on another planet! Dogdom s most influential dog trainer and behaviorist, Jean Donaldson, is back with a newly revised and expanded edition of her popular Dogs are from Neptune. In 41 essays, Jean highlights the common and frequently wrong-headed notions people have about why dogs behave the way they do, and explains what really motivates your pooch and how to change behavior. Jean s innovative ideas are delivered via quirky and witty but always scientifically based essays will help create Aha! moments for every dog lover on earth. If you loved Jean s best selling The Culture Clash, you will enjoy learning more about the dogs who inhabit planet Neptune and the people who don t!
Revised Edition with new exercises and photos! Filled with easy-to-read and implement strategies, techniques, exercises and games, Dee walks the reader through over fifty methods of addressing canine fear and aggression. The simple and effective exercises will have you and your dog, or your clients and their dogs, well on the way to a happy relationship. Strictly positive methods! This book covers a lot of ground, with sections on training equipment, toys and chews for environmental enrichment and play, canine communication, how dogs learn, how to evaluate and assess a dog for training and behavior work and chase out the details of what owners might report and a few case studies.
The DVD is 3 hours long and It is by far the most comprehensive step-by-step training DVD on teaching a dog to retrieve that we have ever seen. It will replace both of our previous retrieval training DVDs.
You may have read books or seen TV shows that tell you that your dog will seek to dominate you, your family members and other pets unless you become the alpha and put him in his place. The theory is that since dogs evolved from wolves and wolves (supposedly) form packs with strict pecking orders and battle each other to become the pack leader, your dog will do the same within your household. In this new US edition, author Barry Eaton separates out the facts from the fiction regarding dominance in pet dogs, presenting the reader with the results of recent research into the behavior of wolves and the impacts of selective breeding on the behavior of dogs. The results may surprise you and will surely inform you.
From a theoretical point of view, this DVD set gives you a thorough understanding of the philosophy behind Don's training System. On the practical side, the DVDs cover everything from basic and advanced commands, dealing with a variety of problem behaviors, creating boundary line safety, to even teaching your dog how to swim! With logical, easy to apply, step-by-step instruction, this DVD set will leave you with the feeling, "Wow, this guy really makes sense, and I know I can do it too!"
In this book, renowned dog trainer Pat Miller gives you the positive training tools you need to ensure that you and your dog share a lifetime of fun, companionship, and respect. By following her step-by-step, six-week basic training program, you'll learn how to develop a relationship with your dog based on friendship and positive reinforcement, not fear and punishment.