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    The Dog Whisperer: A Compassionate, Nonviolent Approach to Dog Training (CD-Audio) By (author) Paul Owens, Read by Peter Jacobs, With Norma Eckroate

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    DescriptionOwens, founder of Raise with Praise, Inc. and a certified evaluator for the Delta Society's Animal Assisted Therapy Program, has written a good, basic, reasonably priced introduction to dog training based upon rewarding "successive approximations" of correct behavior. Gone are the leash "pop" and harsher corrections of earlier obedience methods. Nonviolent dog training shapes appropriate behavior with rewards such as food and games. Incorrect behavior is punished by ignoring the dog and by verbal cues such as "oh-oh." There are chapters on clicker training, target stick training, and training gear such as collars and leashes; the nine ingredients of canine optimum health (high-quality diet, play, socialization, quiet time, exercise, employment, rest, training, and healthcare); and human-canine communication.


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    Title
    The Dog Whisperer
    Subtitle
    A Compassionate, Nonviolent Approach to Dog Training
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Owens, Read by Peter Jacobs, With Norma Eckroate
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 163 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781593161323
    ISBN 10: 1593161328
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PET
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.4
    DC21: 636.7088
    Libri: I-KN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 54280
    BIC subject category V2: WNGD1
    BISAC V2.8: PET004020
    Edition
    2, Abridged
    Edition statement
    2nd abridged edition
    Publisher
    Listen & Live Audio
    Imprint name
    Listen & Live Audio
    Publication date
    01 August 2008