Off The Leash A Dog S Best Friend

Author: Rupert Fawcett
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447268091
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In its first year as a daily cartoon blog on Facebook, Off The Leash developed a regular daily following of half a million dog lovers from around the world, and has become a place where people who are passionate about pooches share anecdotes, pictures and jokes. Capturing the secret thoughts and dreams of dogs, Rupert Fawcett's cartoons are brilliantly observed - and touchingly true to life. As well as the best dog photos sent in by fans, Off The Leash: A Dog's Best Friend rounds up a second selection of touching, hilarious drawings of dogs of every size, shape and breed doing what they do best: stealing beds, out-smarting cats and questing for the perfect stick . . .

Off The Leash It S A Dog S Life

Author: Rupert Fawcett
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 075226575X
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In its first year as a daily cartoon blog on Facebook, Off The Leash developed a regular daily following of half a million dog lovers from around the world, and has become a place where people who are passionate about pooches share anecdotes, pictures and jokes. Capturing the secret thoughts and dreams of dogs, Rupert Fawcett's cartoons are brilliantly observed - and touchingly true to life. This third book, Off The Leash: It's A Dog's Life, celebrates the wonderful world we create for our dogs - from the gloriously cheeky pooches who steal our sofa space, out-smart cats and wrap us around their little paws, to the adoring four-legged friends who want nothing more than our complete and undivided attention. Featuring dogs of every size, shape and breed, these cartoons delightfully capture the glorious relationships between dogs and their owners.

Dog S Best Friend

Author: John Sorenson
Editor: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0228000491
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In almost 40 per cent of households in North America, dogs are kept as companion animals. Dogs may be man's best friends, but what are humans to dogs? If these animals' loyalty and unconditional love have won our hearts, why do we so often view closely related wild canids, such as foxes, wolves, and coyotes, as pests, predatory killers, and demons? Re-examining the complexity and contradictions of human attitudes towards these animals, Dog's Best Friend? looks at how our relationships with canids have shaped and also been transformed by different political and economic contexts. Journeying from ancient Greek and Roman societies to Japan's Edo period to eighteenth-century England, essays explore how dogs are welcomed as family, consumed in Asian food markets, and used in Western laboratories. Contributors provide glimpses of the lives of street dogs and humans in Bali, India, Taiwan, and Turkey and illuminate historical and current interactions in Western societies. The book delves into the fantasies and fears that play out in stereotypes of coyotes and wolves, while also acknowledging that events such as the Wolf Howl in Canada's Algonquin Park indicate the emergence of new popular perspectives on canids. Questioning where canids belong, how they should be treated, and what rights they should have, Dog's Best Friend? reconsiders the concept of justice and whether it can be extended beyond the limit of the human species.

Off The Leash The Secret Life Of Dogs

Author: Rupert Fawcett
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447250850
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With a hugely popular following on Facebook, Off The Leash has developed a regular daily following of more than half a million dog lovers from around the world. In Off the Leash: The Secret Life of Dogs the best of Rupert Fawcett's brilliantly observed, touchingly true cartoons come together in book form for the first time. Featuring the secret thoughts and conversations of dogs of every size, shape and breed, this gorgeous book is a celebration of our favourite belly-scratching, tail-chasing, bed-stealing canine friends.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area N R A Dog Management Plan

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How To Be Your Dog S Best Friend

Author: Monks of New Skete
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0759524386
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For more than a quarter century, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend has been the standard against which all other dog-training books have been measured. This expanded edition preserves the best features of the original classic while bringing the book fully up-to-date. The result: the ultimate training manual for a new generation of dog owners--and, of course, for their canine best friends. The Monks of New Skete have achieved international renown as breeders of German shepherds and as outstanding trainers of dogs of all breeds. Their unique approach to canine training, developed and refined over four decades, is based on the philosophy that "understanding is the key to communication, compassion, and communion" with your dog. How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend covers virtually every aspect of living with and caring for your dog, including: Selecting a dog (what breed? male? female? puppy or older dog?) to fit your lifestyle Where to get--and where not to get--a dog Reading a pedigree Training your dog or puppy--when, where, and how The proper use of praise and discipline Feeding, grooming, and ensuring your dog's physical fitness Recognizing and correcting canine behavioral problems The particular challenges of raising a dog where you live - in the city, country, or suburb The proper techniques for complete care of your pet at every stage of his or her life In its scope, its clarity, and its authority, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend remains unrivaled as a basic training guide for dog owners. Like no other book, this guide can help you understand and appreciate your dog's nature as well as his or her distinct personality--and in so doing, it can significantly enrich the life you share with your dog.

How To Be Your Pet S Best Friend

Author: Michael W. Fox
Editor: Coward Mc Cann
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A complete, authoritative guide to understanding your dog and cat presents practical advice on pet ownership, including choosing pets, health care, training, and the problems of pets in urban environments

Beginning Family Dog Training

Author: Patricia B. McConnell
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On The Prowl

Author: Rupert Fawcett
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0752266160
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On the Prowl has developed a regular daily following on Facebook of more than 100,000 cat lovers from around the world. In On the Prowl the best of Rupert Fawcett's brilliantly observed, touchingly true cartoons come together in book form for the first time. Featuring the secret thoughts and conversations of cats of every size, shape and breed, this gorgeous book is a celebration of our favourite feline friends.

Dog Training For Kids

Author: Vanessa Estrada Marin
Editor: Kids Books
ISBN: 0593196627
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Children Will Take the Lead with Fun & Easy Dog Training Techniques Every child wants a dog, yet not every child--or even grown-up!--is equipped to take on the responsibilities that come with owning a dog. But with the help of Vanessa Estrada Marin, the director of a sought-after dog-training program for kids, your child will have fun being in charge! Dog Training for Kids breaks down lessons and tutorials in simple steps and easy-to-follow instructions. Kids will have everything they need to be caring and responsible dog owners: • Basic Training Lessons including Stopping Unnecessary Barking, Potty & House Training, Obedience, Leash Training, Crate Training • Essential Commands including Sit, Stay, Heel, Drop It • Clever Tricks including Roll Over, Speak, High Five, and Leap • Super Fun Games including Obstacle Course, Frisbee, Tunnel • And More -- Equipment List, How to Train Your Dog to Be Calm at the Vet, How to Dog Proof Your Home Whether young dog lovers will be raising puppies, adopting rescues, or getting their first dogs, this all-in-one book will give them the confidence and knowledge to properly train, take care of, and establish a lasting bond with their well-behaved furry friends.

Dogfriendly Com S United States And Canada Dog Travel Guide

Author: Tara Kain
Editor: Dogfriendly.Com Incorporated
ISBN: 9780971874251
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Get the award winning premier dog travel guide. DogFriendly.com is used by over 1 million people annually for pet travel information. This latest version of the winner of ForeWord Magazines Pet Book of the Year adds even more pet-friendly hotels, B&Bs and lodging (with detailed pet policies) that accept dogs of all sizes. Now includes nearly 100 dog-friendly city and resort guides with attractions, outdoor restaurants, stores, parks and off-leash dog parks, beaches and camping. Also has beach guides, airline pet policies and road trip tips. Plus new to this edition are National Park Guides, an off-leash dog park directory and a section of color photographs of dog-friendly places visited by the authors. The previous edition received positive reviews by Midwest Book Review, Heartland Reviews and Booknews. So whether you travel with a tiny toy poodle or a large black lab it's time to replace that old out-of-date or hotel only list with this all inclusive guide to everything dog travel.

The Art Of Training Your Dog How To Gently Teach Good Behavior Using An E Collar

Author: Monks of New Skete
Editor: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1682685039
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A brand-new training regimen—off-leash in 30 days!—from the pack who brought you The Art of Raising a Puppy. The Monks of New Skete, longtime breeders of German shepherds and established dog trainers of all breeds, have developed a new training technique. A decade in the making, this program represents a leap into the future, using cutting-edge technology and a game-changing tool: the remote electronic collar. The Art of Training Your Dog presents their compassionate and efficient system for the first time, with background and advice on choosing the right collar. Employing a method designed by trainer Marc Goldberg, readers integrate the e-collar gradually, laying the foundation for good behavior with intentional and purposeful walks. Using very low stimulation at just the right time focuses a dog’s attention for effortless learning moments that tie into a dog’s natural pack instincts and help strengthen the bond between dog and human. In no time, readers will see their pups master commands like “sit,” “stay,” and “place”; stop troublesome behaviors; and run safely off-leash with consistent recall.

Country Living

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The Whole Dog Catalog

Author: John Avalon Reed
Editor: Random House Incorporated
ISBN: 9780609800379
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Presents more than six hundred products for dogs and their owners--most not available in stores--accompanied by descriptions, price and ordering information, and trivia

Man S Best Friend

Author: Nina Coombs
Editor: Love Spell
ISBN: 9780505522054
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Fido, a one-time stray dog, plays matchmaker for his mistress, Jenny Carruthers, linking her up with Brad Ferris, a handsome photographer with his own beautiful canine companion, Lady. Original.

Pet Dog Natural Training

Author: Micah Jack
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ISBN: 9781637502488
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Getting a new puppy or dog is usually an exciting thing for any family. There is a good reason why dogs are referred to as people's best friend, and a devoted dog is more than just a pet, it's a treasured member of the family. To reach that stage of affection and companionship, it is far crucial to begin your puppy or dog on the right foot of training. A strong training in obedience and good manners is vital to making your dog, and you, happier and healthier. How does your dog sit when you tell it to and mine doesn't? How can your dog respond to you like that? "Wow! It comes when you tell it to" - sounds familiar? If it does, you need to make investments into a little bit of primary dog schooling. Start teaching your dog from a younger age because the first few months of its life is when you have the best influence on it; that is when it is formed into the dog it becomes when it's all grown up. The most essential dog education is to get your dog to take a seat and remain calm. Teaching it those commands are crucial for it to get adjusted to. Those instructions are used for numerous unique reasons, if you are in a competition and your dog jumps up and you are unable to make it sit still, this will definitely get him off the competition. To "come" is the most primary command. If you take your dog for a walk and you allow it off the leash, you expect it to return back to you and not run around the park with you chasing after it, shouting for it to "get here right this instant". That could be downright embarrassing! This lesson unites each dog having a forever family. As a vetenary physician, I've shared the wisdom gained from working with various dogs of diverse breed and character to help individuals develop their own pets to well-trained dog that will cause you to feel great about instruction and rewarding your pet with wellness organic dog treats. This training starts with the fundamentals establishing focus, control and building confidence (trust), and mastering training techniques. Therein, I explain the 6 common commands i teach every dog: HEEL, NO, SIT, STAY, DOWN, and OFF commands. To train your dog the right way to act requires the maximum fundamental techniques; however continuity is essential in its traning. The simplest way to get it to come back is to have a toy on one hand and a treat on the other. When you are in a residential area, stroll a few paces away from it, keep out the toy and call it to you excitingly, when it comes over; supply it a treat, always use the command for come during the duration of the training. Doing this numerous times a day is an exceptional way to educate it, but remember to take lengthy breaks so it doesn't get bored and stop taking part in it, and don't overlook the treats! Getting it to sit down could be more difficult but again this technnique requires fundamental dog schooling. If you have mastered the "come" command, call it to you, place your hand at the tip of its back and say "take a seat" at the same time lightly push it down on its backside, while it places its bottom down, deliver it a treat and a number of praises. In case you want it to sit down longer, just put off giving it the treat and the reward, get it to sit, however take your time bending all the way down to it and feeding it its treat. Basic dog education is straightforward and very powerful. It needs to also be an exciting experience for you and your dog; it shouldn't be an hourly affair daily, merely 5 minutes or so. Don't overlook rewarding your dog and yourself for all the "hard" work!

Good Dogkeeping

Author: Diane Morgan
Editor: Tfh Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9780793805587
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'Good Dogkeeping' is an essential reference for both new and veteran owners alike. Accompanied by quick tips boxes, this book covers a wide range of topics including: choosing the right dog, training, diet options, exercising, travelling and first aid.

Dog Fancy

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Borough News

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The Well Mannered Dog

Author: The Editors of Pets: Part of the Family
Editor: Rodale Books
ISBN: 9781579542603
File Size: 12,81 MB
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The ultimate etiquette book for dogs! Master trainers tell how to make your dog a model citizen in every situation. You'll find practical advice on topics such as: Getting Rowdy ... Greeting Dogs ... Making Mischief ... And Hogging the Couch The Well-Mannered Dog shows exactly how to help dogs behave in specific situations and places-- in parks, on the road, in the air, even when visiting friends. The Well-Mannered Dog is part of the Dog Care Companions, a series of books for pet lovers on behavior, health care, training, communication, and more.