From popular author
and dog trainer Nicole Wilde! This
comprehensive guide to the
treatment of canine anxiety, fears,
and phobias is filled with
information that is literally invaluable.
Topics include: causes
and prevention, establishing a Firm
Foundation program, body language,
four essential skills to teach fearful
dogs, desensitization and counterconditioning
basics, behavior modification protocols
to address 15 specific fears including
those of people, other dogs, sounds,
touch, nail-clipping, being left
alone, plus quick tips and tricks.
Chapters on nine complementary
therapies (including pharmacological
intervention), products, and their
specific applications to fear issues.
Chock full of photographs and illustrations
and written in a down-to-earth,
humorous style. 436 pages