Here's practical instruction that will give you a well-trained Shih Tzu. You'll learn how to establish leadership and understand the ideas behind the training methods as you take the first steps in teaching your dog to obey. The Shih Tzu wants to please its master. However, training is easiest when it is begun early in the puppy's life.
Titles in the attractive Training Your Dog series speaking exclusively to the task of dog training, telling new dog owners what they need to know about the breed they have chosen, while instructing them in humane but effective methods of housebreaking and paper training, basic obedience training, walking on a leash, teaching a dog to obey verbal commands and hand signals, and much more. Each title in this series focuses on the distinctive traits and temperament of a specific breed. Special behavior problems are also covered, with advice on eliminating bad habits that include begging, jumping on visitors, unnecessary barking, and aggressive behavior.
Author: Joan Hustace Walker
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Pub. Date: April 2009
Paperback, 149 pages