Hyper dogs are often overly energetic, wickedly smart, and incredibly stubborn. How do you turn your furry flurry of activity into a sane, mild-mannered companion? This book gives you fun, hip techniques especially for hyper dogs and harried pet parents who want quick results. You'll discover how to: Help your dog burn excess energy quickly and safely Use communication and training skills to gain control Use obedience games, attention builders, and outdoor adventures to train and bond with your dog Create the perfect canine chill-out sanctuary Handle problems like separation anxiety and special circumstances like vet visits With a canine personality profile to help you better understand your pet and real-life stories of dogs who may make your rambunctious renegade seem saintly, this book will help you channel your dog's energy and turn her into a cool, calm, and collected companion.
AMY AMMEN, the director of Amiable Dog Training, is nationally known for her expertise in training unusual dog breeds and solving difficult problems. She has earned twenty-eight obedience titles, including three Obedience Trial Champions. She conducts training seminars all over the United States and has written six previous books, including Training in No Time (Howell Book House). KITTY FOTH-REGNER is a professional writer who has seen Ammen's training techniques work wonders with her own four pre-viously hyper dogs.