Everything you need to bring home a new puppy Across America and beyond, tails are wagging with anticipation. Why? Because puppies and the people who love them are eager for the update of Puppies for Dummies. Originally released and welcomed as a positive, loving alternative to the alpha dog philosophy of a popular celebrity trainer, Puppies for Dummies is now updated and more relevant than ever. This new edition covers the latest puppy training gadgets, tricks, and tips and offers expanded coverage on the latest training techniques, including new studies on positive reinforcement methods. This edition continues to provide readers with the trusted and proven advice that has made previous editions a success. Integrate a puppy in your life Explore the latest science of dogs Train a happy, healthy pup Raise and nurture a loving dog Rather than saying: Uh oh, now what? new pet owners can be equipped with the best advice.
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Understand your puppy's actions Use positive reinforcement techniques for training Redirect problem behaviors Are you about to become a puppy parent? Congratulations! Expect some wonderful inspiration and unconditional love, along with some hair on the furniture and a wet spot or two on the floor. But fear not--this updated guide from a renowned trainer, behavior specialist and online influencer is what you need to raise a happy, healthy puppy. From how to choose the new addition to your family, to managing everyday frustrations from housetraining to separation anxiety. This rewards-based training guide uses the new science of modern dog training to encourage learning on both ends of the leash! Want a book that helps you to develop a joyful bond to last a lifetime? Look no further! Exploring canine personalities Starting off on the right paw Keeping your puppy healthy What your puppy needs from you The importance of socialization How puppies learn best Training techniques that encourage good behavior