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$8.95 CDN - Understanding Dog Aggression
Aggression is the reason approximately 70% of people who own a dog see a trained behaviorist. Often the relationship is out of balance between the dog and the owner. The owner may be too strict or not enough in charge, but either way, it can lead to aggression on the dog’s part.
Brought to you from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, in the new ebook from Your Dog, Understanding Dog Aggression, you will learn:
• The two most common types of aggression and how to temper them
• Which dogs are most apt to exhibit aggression?
• Different treatments are used for varying root causes of aggression
• Does aggression equate with dominance?
• Most is the motivation behind most aggressive behavior
Learn how to read your dog’s body signals so you can redirect aggression and keep your dog, yourself, and everyone else out of harm’s way. You and your dog will be happier.
Order your downloadable ebook of Understanding Dog Aggression today!
$19.95 CDN - Best Behavior
From the Tufts Good Dog Library, Best Behavior: Unleashing Your Dogs Instinct to Obey shares advice from the experts at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, one of the nations leading veterinarian schools. Youll learn:
About the crucial socialization period for puppies
How to help a dog whose previous owners failed to make the most of that time
How to help your dog find his place in the pack (Hint: its below youand not on your bed. Ever!)
How to introduce a dog into a home with children
What to do when your dog becomes destructive when you leave the house
Helpful tips on dealing with behaviors specific to older dogs
Dr. Nicholas Dodman, renowned animal behaviorist and the other experts at Tufts are known for their advocacy of positive behavior modification to solve dog behavior problems. Their easy-to-understand advice will help you better understand your dog and why he does what he doesand what you need to do to change that behavior for the better!
$13.95 CDN - On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals
You can speak to the animals. Or one animal in particular. Your dog. You just need to learn his language.
Have you ever noticed how, when first meeting, dogs dont approach each other directly, but instead curve around? Or how a dog may turn his head away from a stranger? Or how a puppy yawns when picked up?
These are all calming signals, the body language dogs use to express goodwill, avoid conflicts, and to calm themselves. With as many as thirty signals, our dogs possess a rich vocabulary to communicate with other dogsand with us.
With On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals, youll learn to recognize these signals and use them to positively interact with your own dog. By adapting and mirroring these signals, youll be able to gain attentive cooperation, improve behavior, and take the stress out of training.
how a facial movement can lessen your dogs nervousness
how standing up can get your dog to sit
a signal that can get a stubborn dog to trust
and the signal that will make your dog heel eagerly and willingly.
Break down the language barrier! And begin building an even stronger, closer connection with your dog. Order your copy of On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals today.
$14.95 CDN - The Dog Behavior Answer Book
This delightful and informative book will help you discover the well-behaved pet inside every dog. Nationally known Dog Expert, Arden Moore answers questions about canine quirks, baffling habits, and destructive behavior. Arden Moore provides answers that clearly explain canine actions and reactions, and then helps readers with suggestions for modifying unacceptable behavior. For every canine misdeed, there is a human counter-response to fix the problem. Read about both sides of the story in these friendly questions and answers, taken from real-life situations with real dogs. There is hardly a behavior that will not have dog lovers nodding their heads in recognition.
This is a great read even if your dog is Perfect!
$17.95 CDN - When Pigs Fly!
Do you have an impossible dog?>
You know the kind of dog we're talking about, don't you? The kind of dog that will do what you want him to do when pigs fly. One of those never-eager-to-please types that runs the other way when you say "Come!" Who seems to know exactly what you want him or her to do, then does just the opposite. The kind of dog for whom standard training methods whether positive or punishment-based don't seem to work. Call them stubborn, call them independent, call them challenging whatever you call them don't give up!
90% of dog training is about getting your dog in a frame of mind where he is willing and able to pay attention and learn. This comprehensive training book includes over 170 photographs to help you learn the techniques that lead to good behavior.
$19.95 CDN - Ask The Experts
From The Good Dog Library, Ask The Experts is devoted to providing real solutions to real questions by caring dog owners like you. The experts at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine have surveyed thousands of dog owners on what everyday concerns and challenges they face. In these pages, youll find the answers to questions like:
Why your dog licks your face
How much your dog understands when you talk
How to get your dog to come when you call every time
Why is chocolate dangerous for your dog
What situations require a call to your veterinarian
Of course, there is no substitute for talking about a concern with your veterinarian. But you will find Ask The Experts to be a valuable resource guide and it just may prompt some owner to vet discussions that will benefit your dog!
Get your copy of Ask The Experts today!
$18.95 CDN - The Complete Healthy Dog Handbook
The new bible of dog care. Written by a veterinarian with a gift for presenting complex information in a lively, accessible way. Clear and complete on every aspect of preventative care, nutrition, first aid, injuries and emergencies. Over 100 illustrations and dozens of checklists, charts and graphs. Includes Health Profiles for 143 of the Most Popular Breeds.
$19.95 CDN - Canine Medicine
When it comes to health matters, your dog is counting on you. Canine Medicine provides in-depth information on causes and treatments for some of todays most troubling, and common, health problems. Tufts experts help you be a better observer and therefore a better caretaker.
In this book, you'll learn:
When to call the vet about an upset stomach
Why neutering or spaying protects your dog's health
How to help your arthritic dog
Strategies for helping dogs with common heart problems
When to be concerned about excessive panting
How to spot the early warning signs of cancer
And much more!
Get the facts here, from Tufts. Your dog will thank you!
$19.95 CDN - Dog Care & Nutrition
You want the best for your dog. But how do you know what the best is?
Dog food occupies more shelf space than baby food in many supermarkets. How do you know how much to feed your dog? And what about all those pet shampoos and brushes? And do you really need to brush your dogs teeth?
Youve come to the right place for the answers. In Dog Care & Nutrition, the experts at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine help you:
Get your overweight dog back in shape
Learn the easy bathing and grooming techniques
Find the best boarding option
Learn the basics of dog dental and nail care
Determine whether your dog is eating a balanced diet
Understand your senior dogs special needs
Learn what you need to know about fighting fleas and ticks
Well debunk three myths about dogs and eating. And, well share ten ways to make your home safer for your dogand you!
$12.95 CDN - FIGHT!: A Practical Guide to Dog Aggression
From the award winning author Jean Donaldson, this down-to-earth manual will teach you how to use behavior modification to retrain a dog that bullies other dogs or becomes fearful when approached by other dogs. Includes descriptions of common types of aggression, assessing prognosis, remedial socialization, on-leash manners training, proximity sensitivity, play style and skills, resource guarding, and prevention. Once you pick up this book, you won't be able to put it down!
$20.95 CDN - Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs
Treating separation anxiety in dogs is not quick or easybut it can be done. The successful ingredients are cooperation, commitment and time on the part of the dog trainer and the owners. In this important new book, author Malena DeMartini-Price shares her 5 Phase Treatment Protocol and related strategies to help dogs overcome the fear of being left alone and addresses the trauma it can inflict on both the dog and their owners. Trainer handouts, detailed step-by-step training tips and a sample initial interview questionnaire are included.
Learn about: The critical role that suspending absences plays in the early part of the treatment plan and how owners and trainers can make this more manageable. How dog trainers can make the treatment of separation anxiety in dogs a specialized business. The role that management techniques and medications can play to help support the recommended behavior modification strategies. How technology, including remote feeding devices and web cams, can be used to monitor a dogs progress in overcoming his fear of being left alone.
Dont you owe it to your dog to learn what hes telling you? Order your copy of Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs today.
$16.00 CDN - The Other End of the Leash
The Other End of the Leash shares a revolutionary, new perspective on our relationship with dogs, focusing on our behavior in comparison with that of dogs.
In her own insightful, compelling style, Patricia McConnell combines wonderful true stories about people and dogs with a new, accessible scientific perspective on how they should behave around each other. This is a book that strives to help you make the most of life with your dog, and to prevent problems that might arise in that most rewarding of relationships. Inside you will learn:
How to use your voice so that your dog is more likely to do what you ask.
Why getting dominance over your dog is a bad idea.
Why rough and tumble primate play can lead to troubleand how to play with your dog in ways that are fun and keep him out of trouble.
How dogs and humans share personality types-and why most dogs want to live with benevolent leaders rather than alphawannabees!
And so much more!
$16.95 CDN - Decoding Your Dog
Your dog has a language, he has feelings, and he has thoughts of his own. And just like we do, he expresses them in many ways.
But these expressions often go misunderstood by youhis best friend. And when that happens, the frustration begins for you both.
Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones hacks into the canine language. It identifies and translates what your dog is saying to you when he growls, pants, licks his lips, or gives you a wide-eyed look. With easy-to-understand tables and photographs and illustrations, youll understand your dogs body language in no time.
Dogs use many signals to communicate, and Decoding Your Dog identifies the ones you can use to encourage positive acts, eliminate unwanted behavior, and build a loving, trusting relationship with your furry friend. Inside, youll learn...
Dont you owe it to your dog to learn what hes telling you? Order your copy of Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones today.
$18.99 CDN - 101 Dog Tricks
Professional trainers love this book, because it gives step-by-step instructions on activities that will engage, challenge and help you bond with your dog. Each trick is rated with a difficulty rating and prerequisites to get you started quickly. Tips and trouble-shooting boxes cover common problems, while "build-on" ideas suggest more complicated tricks which build on each new skill. Tricks range from simple ones like Sit, Shake Hands, Fetch, and Roll Over, to extraordinary ones like Tidy Up Your Toys into the Toybox, and Get a Soda from the Fridge. Millions of people have found success with Kyra Sundance's step-by-step techniques and you can too. Trick training will help you bond with your dog and integrate him into your family.
Hundreds of clear, four-color photographs and insiders tips. A fun way to keep your dog mentally and physically challenged. 101 Dog Tricks will inspire you to do more with your dog!
$14.95 CDN - Play With Your Dog
A playful dog is a healthy dog! Author Pat Miller explores the role and benefits of play between you and your dogand between dogs. Through play your dog learns dog-to-dog social graces and is mentally and physically stimulated.
Play With Your Dog will show you How play can help you build a loving and long-lasting relationship with your dog. The role of play in helping puppies avoid problems like fear and biting. How to use play to re-socialize adult dogs. What to look for in dog play. Is it aggression or just having fun?
Bonus! Dozens of game ideas collected from trainers all over the country you can try with your dog(s).
$14.95 CDN - Good Old Dog
Our dogs are living longer than ever, thanks to enormous advances in medical treatment and a highly evolved understanding of what they need to thrive. No one knows this better than the faculty of the Cummings Veterinary School at Tufts, who treat more than 8,000 older dogs annually. Their philosophy of caring for aging dogs combines empathy for each individual dog and owner, a comprehensive approach to patient care, cutting-edge science and technology, and a commitment to innovation. Good Old Dog brings their renowned clinic into your living room, arming you with essential advice to see your dog through his golden years.
- Nutritional advice-not every senior diet is right for every senior dog
- Emphasis on treating conditions common to older dogs so they live longer
- How to evaluate complicated procedures and decide whats right for your dog
- The cost of caring for an older dog and how to shoulder the burden
- How to identify cognitive decline and how to manage it
- Advice on creating a healthy and comfortable environment
- How to determine when its time and how to cope with the loss
$15.00 CDN - Dogs Behaving Badly
Dr. Nicholas Dodman, one of Tufts expert animal psychologists and the acclaimed author of The Dog Who Loved Too Much, offers guidelines on normal canine behavior and how to recognize when your dog needs professional help. Includes an appendix of behavioral modification techniques and invaluable information on drug therapy, aging, separation anxiety, irrational fears and more. Here are simple, sensible, step-by-step instructions on diet, exercise, environment, and lifestyle changes that any pet owner can safely implement to effect seemingly miraculous improvement in their dog's behavior. Authoritative, entertaining, and immensely practical, Dr. Dodman proves that when it comes to caring for man's best friend, he's the best friend we have.
$21.95 CDN - Knack Dog Tricks
Dogs love to play. Whether you have a difficult dog or a charm-school puppy, capitalizing on her play drive by teaching her tricks will make training fun for your dog-and doing so can hone obedience skills. With Knack Dog Tricks in hand, anyone can teach a dog a new set of tricks. Featuring 450 step-by-step full-color photos, it establishes training basics, and then shows how to enhance training sessions with classic tricks. It also covers advanced obedience games; agility training, jumping, retrieving, and digging tricks; flashy Frisbee tricks-and owner-friendly tricks, such as finding the remote, retrieving the newspaper, and cornering the cat.
$12.95 CDN - Mine!
A practical how-to guide on resource guarding - food bowl, object, bed, crate, owner, etc. - in dogs. Contents include: aggression basics, nature of resource guarding, kinds of resource guarding, behaviorist vs. medical models, recognizing guarding, prognosis, safety tools, treatment overview, management, desensitization and counterconditioning, resource sample hierarchies, generalization, troubleshooting, body handling desensitization, operant conditioning. Anyone who works with dogs will benefit from reading Mine!
$17.95 CDN - The Culture Clash
The most thought provoking book ever written on dog behavior and training! Generations of dogs have been labeled training-lemons for requiring actual motivation when all along they were perfectly normal. Barking, chewing, sniffing, licking, jumping up and occasionally, (just like people), having arguments, is as normal and natural for dogs as wagging tails and burying bones. However, all dogs need to be taught how to modify their normal and natural behaviors to adjust to human culture. Sadly, all too often, when the dog's way of life conflicts with human rules and standards, many dogs are discarded and summarily put to death.
That's quite The Culture Clash.
$13.95 CDN - It's a Dog's Life...but it's Your Carpet
Written by one of two hundred veterinary board-certified emergency critical-care specialists in the world, this book offers factual and funny answers to some of the most common, offbeat questions about our beloved companions.
Its a Dogs Life . . . but Its Your Carpet takes you behind the scenes to look at the training and off-the-record opinions of a certified vet, and answers all the questions youve always wanted to ask about your dog, including:
- Is a dog's nose a good indicator of his health?- Can a Chihuahua and a Great Dane mate?- Why do dogs eat their own poop?- What's the smartest breed?- Can I get my dog's ears pierced?- Why does my dog roll around in rotting feces?- And much more!
Whether youre looking for advice on pet rearing, solutions to your dogs most frustrating habits, explanations of his weirdest quirks, or simply a good laugh, this book is sure to informand entertaindog lovers of every breed.
$29.95 CDN - The Complete Home Veterinary Guide
A one-stop resource for information on health care for all popular species of pets. This mini-encyclopedia is chock full of facts, advice and instruction. Its THE book for those enthusiasts who want to take intelligent, loving care of their pets whether that pet be a dog, cat, bird, fish, or some exotic species. This illustrated, A-Z quick-answer guide from popular veterinarian Chris Pinney covers it all: preventive health care, diet, grooming, training, diseases, traveling with pets, selection, first aid, anatomy, holistic pet care, and much more.
$15.95 CDN - For the Love of a Dog
If you are interested in whats going on behind those big, brown eyes, and would like to understand how your dogs emotional life compares with your own, this book is for you. For the Love of a Dog is a revelationoffering you a new understanding of the emotions that sometimes bind, and other times damage your relationship with your dog.
This remarkable book explores the premise that dogs have rich emotional lives of love, fear, anger, surprise and sadness. Engaging, enlightening and utterly engrossing, this book will teach you how to have a deeper, more rewarding relationship with your dog.
$18.00 CDN - Training for Both Ends of the Leash
Are you struggling with a new dog or simply want to improve a situation with a current dog? Highly sought-after canine consultant, Kate Perry, incorporates the owners lifestyle and household setup to create a balanced training program and reliable behavior for dogs and their owners.
Training for Both Ends of the Leash helps identify a dogs dominant drives and personality so that owners can develop a personalized training system that targets specific problems. Only positive reinforcement is permitted, and owners are taught how to appropriately accommodate a dogs tendencies, leading to a fun, loving, and respectful atmosphere in which owner and pet can forge a strong bond based on trust. The book covers every concern, from housebreaking and socialization to street smarts and anxiety.
For anyone who is struggling with a new dog or simply wants to improve a situation with a current dog, Training for Both Ends of the Leash puts people and their pups on the road to domestic bliss.
$16.99 CDN - Pets Gone Green
In Pets Gone Green, New York Times best-selling author Eve Adamson explores how pet owners can have a positive effect on the environment and their pets - place within it.
Live a more eco-conscious life with your pets! Go GREEN with these user-friendly ideas:
* Add a recycled pet from a shelter or rescue to your household
* Know whats in your animals food and how it got there
* Use holistic and complementary health care
* Shop locally and organically, and even save money
* Find environmentally safe pet products
* Clean your home the kinder, safer way
* Explore pet-friendly activism in your community
* Learn simpler ways of living from our animals
* And much more!
$14.95 CDN - Chow Hounds
Almost half of the dogs in North America are overweight or obese, putting them at risk for major medical problems and untimely death.
Esteemed national television veterinarian and founder of the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, Dr. Ernie Ward helped hundreds of dogs reclaim their optimum health with his comprehensive plan, and now he can help your dog, too. Dr. Ward lays out simple ways you can turn the tide for good - and for the good of your dog. With this book, you'll discover:
* A step-by-step weight loss plan and tips to overcome begging
* Homemade meals and healthy treats that wont pack on the pounds
* How to avoid the unscrupulous marketing and packaging of some pet foods, supplements, and weight-loss formulas
* The best activities and exercises to maximize your pet's fitness without maxing out your time
* And much more.
$19.00 CDN - The Well Dog Book
A comprehensive guide that covers every aspect of dog care: anatomy, daily care, medical emergencies, diagnostic medicine, breeding and reproduction.
This reference gives dog owners the skill confidence, and knowledge they need to raise a healthy pet. Over 120 illustrations, this book has been an important reference guide for dog owners for over 30 years.
$19.95 CDN - Train Your Dog Right
In Train Your Dog Right, the experts at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, one of the nations leading veterinarian schools share everything you need to know to make training a successful and enjoyable experience. Youll learn:
The importance of the right training program
Why you should never tell your dog to "sit," "come" or "stay" more than once
Why your dog likes to jump up on people, and how to control this behavior
Techniques to help your dog obey
How to use food to encourage the behavior you want
Tips to help your dog learn to love his crate as a "den"
and much more!
And once you're done with the basics, Train Your Dog Right shows how you and your dog can continue the learning process through simple refresher courses and fun do-able activities - even flyball and agility tests!
$19.95 CDN - Breed Specific
There's more to finding the right dog than falling in love at first sight. In Breed Specific: Your Guide to the Wonderful World of Dogs, the experts at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine share all the information you need to make the right choice for your and your dog. In this book, you'll learn:
How much time (and money) you'll spend on your dog
What's behind your dog's behavior quirks
Which chronic diseases you need to look out for with your dog
How much exercise and grooming care does your dog require
Tips on how to find a reputable breeder or shelter
In Breed Specific, we'll show you how to find a dog with whom you can forge a long-term relationship that goes beyond puppy love.
Don't miss out. Order your copy of Breed Specific today!
$69.95 CDN - Complete Good Dog Library Series - SALE $69.95
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