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Dog Zen

Everything You Need to Know to Transform Your Dog

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Dog Zen by Mark Vette
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Really helpful, some things I was aware were good practice, some “common sense” but explaining why, and others new ideas. Can't wait to put this to use! Service and delivery from Mighty Ape speedy as usual.

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World-renowned dog behaviourist and psychologist Mark Vette (of Driving Dogs and Flying Dogs fame) shows you how to transform your dog and create a harmonious life-long bond. This book looks at how the dog evolved from the wolf, and the ancient co-evolved bond that exists between humans and dogs, before explaining how to get your dog into a fundamental calm 'learning state' so you can encourage the behaviours you want from your pet. Mark then explains how to train your new puppy, and if you have an older dog that wasn't trained properly at that crucial early stage, how to correct each of the top ten behavioural problems that occur. Drawing from Mark's own life and experiences there are case studies throughout with beautiful photographs of these amazing animals. The top ten problems are- 1. Hyperactivity 2. Phobias 3. Excessive submission 4. Dog-to-dog aggression 5. Dog-to-human aggression 6. Barking 7. Separation distress 8. House training 9. Destructive behaviours 10.Recall This book is absolutely packed with information. It is a comprehensive practical guide combining the latest cognitive science with modern, loving, training techniques.

Author Biography

Mark Vette is an animal psychologist and zoologist who has been studying and working with animals for 40 years. He runs an animal behaviour clinic and has created a companion online training program called Dog Zen. He has been on several popular television programs and has trained dogs for many iconic New Zealand commercials that involve animals, from the Toyota 'bugger' dog, to the pukekos in the Genesis ads. He is famous for having taught dogs to drive and also to fly a small plane.
Release date NZ
September 18th, 2017
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Pages
400
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Imprint
Random House New Zealand Ltd
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Dimensions
162x233x27
ISBN-13
9780143770817
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
Product ID
26789672

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