The Toolbox for Building a Great Family Dog


by Terry Ryan

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The Toolbox for Building a Great Family Dog

by Terry Ryan

ISBN: 9781929242795

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

Publication Year: 2011

Format: Trade Paperback

Pages: 148

From the back cover:

“Terry Ryan is one of the most well-known figures in the world of positive dog training. She has been a mentor to a generation of trainers world-wide. In The Toolbox for Building a Great Family Dog, Terry presents a complete guide to help families raise a happy and well-mannered dog using techniques and games that are both fun and effective. The focus of this book is the family dog and all that this phrase implies including the interactions between kids and dogs, household management strategies, common behavioral problems and training games the whole family (and dog!) can enjoy.

Terry’s fans will remember her 1998 book The Toolbox for Remodeling Your Problem Dog. This was one of the first books to translate the science of dog behavior and training into practical and easily understood skills for both pet owner and trainer. The focus was on how to solve behavior problems. Now, as Terry puts it, her emphasis is on circumventing problems by rewarding good behavior and teaching alternative behaviors to replace those that are less desirable.

Learn as only Terry Ryan can teach you

  • Important training and behavior concepts using Terry’s creative and fun relationship building program.
  • The ‘YES TRAIN’ approach to solving and managing behavior problems.
  • Games to play with your dog to keep them stimulated and provide opportunities for kids to work with dogs.
  • How to read your dog’s body language to understand what he is thinking and why he is reacting the way he is to what is going on around him.”

Additional information

Weight .32 kg
Dimensions 25.3 × 17.8 × .9 cm

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