In her first best-selling book, Victoria provides a roadmap readers can follow to emulate her world-renowned dog training techniques and tame even the most problematic dog. It’s Me or the Dog: How to Have the Perfect Pet is the ultimate guide to understanding your dog and building a balanced relationship based on trust and respect. Simple, intuitive instructions and stunning color photography help dog owners not just train their pets, but understand them. When a new issue arises, owners can adjust their approach and nip the problem in the bud before it gets out of hand.
Throughout the book, Victoria reminds pet owners that training isn’t about imposing a trainer’s will on a dog—it’s about giving the dog the tools needed to live in the human world. Central to her philosophy is the idea that in order to fully understand and effectively communicate with your dog, you must first learn to talk and think dog while seeing the world from the dog’s point of view. Only then can the bond between dog and owner truly be based on constructive discipline, mutual respect, and love.
Think Dog: understanding your pup
Talk Dog: canine communication
Dog School: basic obedience training
Dog’s Dinner: the right diet
Accidents Will Happen: house-training
You’ll Never Walk Alone: exercise
Worker’s Playtime: having fun with your dog
Train Your Dog Positively by Victoria Stilwell
Train Your Dog Positively
By Victoria Stilwell
In her third book, renowned dog behavior expert Victoria Stilwell provides a comprehensive toolbox designed to help dog owners overcome the most persistent, annoying and dangerous behavior problems in their dogs. Far from being merely another dog training manual, however, it also serves as an easily accessible yet scientifically sound roadmap for understanding where our dogs come from, how they experience the world and what we need to teach them most effectively. Train Your Dog Positively is the definitive must-read book for all dog lovers who are committed to giving their canine companion the best chance to succeed by harnessing the power of force-free training techniques. Using her time-tested and scientifically-backed brand of positive reinforcement training methodology, Stilwell not only helps us understand once and for all why outdated and dangerous punishment-based methods are so flawed, but also how and why to replace them with more effective and long-lasting positive solutions that create a bond between man and dog based on mutual trust, respect and love.
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A Breatkthrough in the Treatment and Prevention of Thunderstorm Phobias
Does your dog suffer from a fear of thunderstorms? Does his demeanor change whenever the storm clouds roll in? Thunderstorm phobia is a very common condition among dogs all over the world. The terror that results from thunderstorms can be an incredibly distressing, debilitating problem not only for dogs, but also for their owners who feel powerless to help.
The Canine Noise Phobia Series can help dogs overcome their fear of thunderstorms, and can also be used to help prevent thunderstorm phobias from developing in other dogs.
It’s Me or the Dog’s Victoria Stilwell and the creators of the popular dog-calming music series Through A Dog’s Ear have joined forces to develop this groundbreaking and powerful new approach to dealing with noise phobias and sound sensitivities in dogs.
How does it work?
The Canine Noise Phobia Series is a set of 4 individual audio CDs which combine three distinctive elements for the treatment of noise-phobic and sound-sensitive dogs:
progressive sound effects
specially-designed psychoacoustic music
reward-based reinforcement protocols
The dog first learns to associate positive feelings with the music on the CD. Once he is calm and relaxed, thunderstorm noises are slowly introduced alongside the music at gradually increasing levels while the owner continues to provide positive experiences. Eventually, the dog is able to function normally during even the most intense thunderstorm activity. To learn more, visit www.CanineNoisePhobia.com.
Each CD includes Victoria’s detailed training instructions in a 24-page booklet.
Also available in the CNP Series:
Calming (general anxiety)
Full 4-CD Set ($59.98)