In this informative guide, discover why certain breeds are hard-wired for tireless work and how to channel these energy reserves into positive behaviors.
High-Energy Dogs provides the Pet Parents of these intelligent and challenging dogs with the tools to manage their diverse physical and mental needs in a positive and fun way. In this informative guide, discover why certain breeds are hard-wired for tireless work and how to channel these energy reserves into positive behaviors. The author, an expert on dogs, offer tips on how to read and understand body language in order to make your demanding dog more manageable. She also provides information on managing specific behavior problems related to high-energy dogs, including separation anxiety, jumping up, and refusing to come when called. A step-by-step plan is included to maximize a high-energy dog's natural instincts and to establish a strong and trusting bond between pet and Pet Parent. The easy-to-follow basic and advanced training techniques are specifically suited to the needs of high-octane dogs and stress the importance of using play and other types of positive motivation when training.
By using the advice offered in High-Energy Dogs, dog owners can become better Pet Parents who make the most of having an energetic dog while averting potential problem behaviors and helping to ensure a happy and obedient pet.
Author: Tracy Libby
Publisher: TFH Publications, Inc.
Publish Date: June 2009