A Comprehensive Dog Training Course in a Book, with Step-by-Step Photos and Guidance
Designed for quick reference while working with your dog, this large-format guidebook features the full gamut of training exercises -- each illustrated with photos and clear instructions. It offers a wealth of ways to approach various dogs and scenarios, whether you're training a puppy to sit or correcting training issues in a mature dog. Michael Wombacher, a trainer with decades of experience, knows all the competing dog training theories but also knows that in reality, it is a range of methods that gets dogs and their humans where they need to be. His Integrated Dog Training is a much-needed commonsense approach that avoids cookie-cutter dictates and recognizes the individuality of each dog. He includes straightforward discussions of situation-specific equipment, treats, and commands, as well as a variety of age- and environment-variable approaches. Easy-to-use, image-driven, and immediately applicable, this is a truly unique, invaluable resource that gets people and dogs in sync and happy lifelong.
About the Author
Veteran trainer Michael Wombacher, author of Good Dog, Happy Baby and other books, focuses on working with, rather than overriding, a dog's natural drives and instincts. In addition to his prolific training work, he lectures and teaches other trainers. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.