Most pet owners do their best to provide their dogs with safe and enjoyable living environments, and basic training is the key to living in harmony with your canine companion. The Simple Guide to Dog Training provides owners with all the necessary ingredients for a well-trained and well-adjusted dog. Author Tom Philbin has combined his experiences with the expert advice of professional dog trainers to create a concise, comprehensive guide on successful dog training. A valuable reference for both new and experienced dog owners, this book offers tips on housetraining, basic obedience commands and advanced forms of training. Also covered in detail are dog socialisation and how to prevent problem behaviour. A must-have for every dog owner, The Simple Guide to Dog Training ensures that all dogs, regardless of breed, can become obedient and well-mannered companions.
Tom Philbin has written several novels, how-to-books, biographies, and magazine articles. He has owned a Wire Fox Terrier, a Beagle mix, an Irish Setter, a Labrador Retriever and an Airedale Terrier mix.