". This book should be on every animal trainer's bookshelf for future reference. How dogs learn covers the content of an undergraduate course in learning and behavior, but the examples are taken from dog training it is practical and very useful without sacrificing scientific and technical accuracy. Jack michael, phd, department of psychology, Western Michigan UniversityHow Dogs Learn explore the fascinating science of operant conditioning, where science and dog training meet.
How Dogs Learn Howell Reference Books - It's for anyone who wants to better understand the learning process in dogs.
The Culture Clash: A Revolutionary New Way to Understanding the Relationship Between Humans and Domestic DogsThe Academy for Dog Trainers - The culture Clash is special. Numerous other completely and utterly normal dogs have been branded as canine misfits simply because they grew up to act like dogs. The culture clash depicts dogs as they really are - stripped of their Hollywood fluff, with their lovable 'can I eat it, urinate on it, chew it, what's in it for me' philosophy.
Sadly, all to 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. Jean's tremendous affection for dogs shines through at all times, as does her keen insight into the dog's mind. However, all dogs need to be taught how to modify their normal and natural behaviors to adjust to human culture.
The Culture Clash: A Revolutionary New Way to Understanding the Relationship Between Humans and Domestic Dogs - Written in jean's inimitably informal yet precise lecture style, the book races along on par with a good thriller. Barking, licking, just like people, chewing, jumping up and occasionally, sniffing, having arguments, is as normal and natural for dogs as wagging tails and burying bones. Relentlessly, she champions the dog's point of view, always showing concern for their education and well being.
Without a doubt, Jean's book is the hottest doggy item on the market. Generations of dogs have been labeled training-lemons for requiring actual motivation when all along they were perfectly normal.
A Pratical Guide To Resource Guarding In Dogs - Mine!Dogwise Ebooks - As the founder and director of the san francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, Jean leads a new generation of dog trainers to better understanding of the research and science of canine behavior. What dog trainers are saying about Jean Donaldson’s Mine!A totally comprehensive and practical treatment of a common and very serious behavior problem,.
Jean donaldson translates complex animal learning theory into useable procedures–without sacrificing scientific accuracy. Jean lives in the San Francisco area with her Chow Chow, Buffy. Contents include: aggression basics, kinds of resource guarding, nature of resource guarding, behaviorist vs. Medical models, safety tools, treatment overview, prognosis, generalization, body handling desensitization, recognizing guarding, troubleshooting, resource sample hierarchies, management, desensitization and counterconditioning, operant conditioning.
A Pratical Guide To Resource Guarding In Dogs - Mine! - In dogs. Anyone who works with dogs will benefit from reading Mine! Suzanna Hetts, PhD, author of Pet Behavior Protocols Author Jean Donaldson has over 30 years experience in dog behavior and training. Winner of the dwaa maxwell Award for 2002, Training and Behavior Book. A practical how-to guide on resource guarding - food bowl, crate, object, bed, owner, etc.
Jean’s award winning book, the culture clash, is a pivotal book in the dog trainer’s library because it called into question many sacred assumptions about the origins of behavior and behavior problems.
The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around DogsBallantine Books - Since we each speak a different native tongue, a lot gets lost in the translation. The other end of the leash demonstrates how even the slightest changes in your voice and the way you stand can help your dog understand what you want. 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.
After all, although humans and dogs share a remarkable relationship that is unique in the animal world, we are still two entirely different species, each shaped by our individual evolutionary heritage. Once you start to think about your own behavior from the perspective of your dog, you’ll understand why much of what appears to be doggy-disobedience is simply a case of miscommunication.
Patricia mcconnell looks at humans as just another interesting species, and muses about why we behave the way we do around our dogs, how dogs might interpret our behavior, and how to interact with our dogs in ways that bring out the best in our four-legged friends. Quite simply, coyotes, humans are primates and dogs are canids like wolves, and foxes.
The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs - An applied animal behaviorist and dog trainer with more than twenty years experience, Dr. 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 trouble–and 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!”In her own insightful, Patricia McConnell combines wonderful true stories about people and dogs with a new, compelling style, accessible scientific perspective on how they should behave around each other.
Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0: New Practical Techniques For Fear, Frustration, and AggressionDogwise Ebooks - Use a long line to safely maximize your dog's freedom of movement. Apply grisha's BAT philosophy to all dogs and puppies. And get your life back! What experts are saying about Behavior Adjustment TrainingBAT 2. 0 is a must-read for anyone who has or works with reactive dogs. Victoria stilwell, "what are your eyes for?" they enthusiastically reply, Train Your Dog PositivelyWhen I ask behavior professionals, "To see!" But when I ask, author, "What is your behavior for?" conference rooms fall silent.
I highly recommend BAT 2. 0 to anyone who is struggling with a reactive dog or who wants to gain a better understanding of their canine companion. Stewart gives control back to the dog allowing a delicate balance of freedom, the ability to make choices and safety. For years, dogs all over the world have benefited from the successful philosophies and empowering techniques in BAT, but Grisha Stewart has taken it to the next level.
Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0: New Practical Techniques For Fear, Frustration, and Aggression - Bat 2. 0 builds resilience and self-reliance by giving dogs safe opportunities to learn about people, dogs, or other "triggers. Clear enough for all readers to follow, this book also includes technical tips and bonus chapters just for dog behavior professionals. Learn how to:Rehabilitate aggression, frustration, and fear.
Use survival skills to prevent reactivity on walks and at home.
On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming SignalsDogwise Publishing - Yawning, lip-licking, sneezing, even scratching are just a few of the 30-plus signals that dogs use to communicate with one another. With on talking terms with Dogs you can learn to recognize these signals and use them yourself to interact with your dog. Rehabilitate a dog that has lost her ability to read or give calming signals.
Become a keen observer of canine behavior at home, in the community, and among dogs to get better behavior and build a solid relationship. Norwegian dog trainer and behaviorist Turid Rugaas has made it her life work to study canine social interaction. She coined the phrase calming signals to describe the social skills, that dogs use to avoid conflict, sometimes referred to as body language, invite play, and communicate a wide range of information to other dogs and also humans.
On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals - Every dog needs his human to read this book! Learn to identify situations that are stressful to your dog so that you can resolve or avoid them.
It's Not the Dogs, It's the People! A Dog Trainer's Guide to Training Humans- Training dogs is often simple and straightforward, but sometimes training their owners is a bit more of a challenge. Also covered are handling students in a group class setting, working one on one in private lessons, and understanding and working with family dynamics. In an often humorous section, from Angry Agnes to Unmotivated Mo, Wilde describes specific types of difficult personality types, and how specifically to deal with them.
In this book on "people-training for dog trianers, " Nicole Wilde shares advice based on years of experience as a professional dog trainer. An invaluable resource for any dog trainer. She teaches the reader the basics of "people training, " how to coach clients using positive reinforcement and other techniques.
Canine Body Language: A Photographic Guide Interpreting the Native Language of the Domestic DogDogwise Publishing - Brenda's description of the canine language and the contexts in which they occur is very well documented. Brenda's comments on canine communications are as valuable as the excellent images that form the bulk of the book. A large part of her practice consists of dogs that have been referred to her when traditional training techniques have failed.
It's up to us to learn how to interpret their native language the language of body movement, facial expression and proximity to things and other beings. She is a member of the association of pet Dog Trainers, and The Association of Dog Obedience Instructors, Trainer's Forum and several other breed and training organizations.
Canine body language is an exhaustive photographic documentation of dogs in their day-to-day activities: dogs alone, dogs in the water, dogs having fun, dogs together, dogs that are stressed and dogs in relation to human beings. Are you listening?more important are you WATCHING? Dogs are attempting to communicate with humans as well as other dogs all the time.
Canine Body Language: A Photographic Guide Interpreting the Native Language of the Domestic Dog - Brenda travels all over the United States giving talks on canine aggression and learning theory. She works with owners on re-socialization of fearful and aggressive dogs as well as teaching puppy socialization, tracking, musical freestyle, and agility classes at Heaven On Arf Behavior and Training Center in Midland, conformation, back-packing, competition obedience, Michigan.
. Trish king, behavior and training director of marin Humane Society, author of Parenting Your DogOnce I started reading it, it quickly became apparent that this book should be mandatory reading material for virtually every dog owner. Ali brown, author of scaredy dog! understanding & Rehabilitating Your Reactive DogAuthor Brenda Aloff is a professional dog trainer specializing in problem behavior.
How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves, Revised and Updated 2nd EditonTFH Publications, Inc. - How to behave so your dog behaves takes a scientifically sound yet practical approach to explaining dog behavior and training theory, and then shows you how to apply these concepts so you can train your dog to be well behaved. Written by one of the leading veterinary behaviorists in the country, this revised and expanded edition of the original bestseller features brand new chapters that provide the most up-to-date science of dog behavior and explains key concepts in clear, straightforward language.
The Power of Positive Dog TrainingHowell Book House - A renowned dog trainer gives you the positive training tools you need to share a lifetime of fun, companionship, and respect with your dog. Plus, understanding, you'll get: information on the importance of observing, and reacting appropriately to your dog's body language; instructions on how to phase out the use of a clicker and treats to introduce more advanced training concepts; a diary to track progress; suggestions for treats your dog will respond to; and a glossary of training terms.
Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted OnesMariner Books - Decoding your dog will be a valuable addition to the library of any small-animal practitioner or dog owner. Angela bockelman, dvm, journal of the american Veterinary Medical Association Unwanted behavior is the number-one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters and rescue groups. Decoding your dog will resolve the complaints, answer the curiosities, and, ultimately, challenge the way we think about our dogs.
The authors nimbly craft a basic primer for grasping dogs’ demeanor and in the process offer up the best life insurance policy you can buy for Fido. Ranny green, bad habits “decoding your dog is an important addition to the canine canon, coauthor of Good Dogs, one that will go a long way toward increasing your understanding of your best friend.
Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones - Bark. Finally, how they communicate, the board-certified specialists of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists are here to decode how dogs think, and how they learn. Dog owners face a plethora of trainers offering a bewildering variety of advice. Combining cutting-edge science with accessible and adaptable real-life examples, this is a must-have dog behavior guide showcasing the latest veterinary-approved positive training methods.
Although this book has a scientific basis, it was written in a manner that is easily understandable for laypersons. From rewards to dominance training, from to shock collars to clickers, there are too many theories peddled by too few trained experts.