Do you have a Jekyll and Hyde dog at the other end of the leash? Is she wonderful with familiar dogs but barks and lunges at unfamiliar ones? Because of this book, thousands of people can now enjoy being out and about with their dogs instead of being anxious and nervous. The Feisty Fido will help you:
- Understand why your dog does what he does.
- Make walks enjoyable again, for both you and your dog.
- Help your dog turn away from trouble before it starts.
- Handle unplanned emergencies like a pro.
- Know where to go for more resources.
Imagine your dog automatically looking at you every time he sees another dog! Whether a dog reacts to others by barking, growling, stiffening, or hiding behind your legs, this book provides exactly what owners need to turn this common and frustrating problem around. Clients tell us they love the simplicity and elegance of the methods described and find them useful in a wide range of situations.
Included are sections on the best leashes and collars to use with reactive dogs, advice on training dogs who are especially afraid of others, and practicing “Emergency Exits” when you’re surprised by dogs during training sessions.
Publisher: McConnell Publishing, Ltd.
Edition: 2nd (2009)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.4 inches
Author: Patricia McConnell PhD and Karen Londen PhD
Publish date: June 2003
Number of pages: 63