The monks of New Skete advocate the philosophy that "understanding is the keyto communication, compassion, and communion" with your dog. This very specialguide features a unique, step-by-step obedience course, and proper techniquesfor complete care at every stage of a dog's life. First and foremost, the Monks--who themselves breed and raise German shepherds in Upstate New York--emphasize that "understanding is the key to communication, compassion, and communion" with your dog.
Outlined in seven highly readable and informative chapters, the training principles offer a better knowledge of your pet's psyche and personality--ultimately deepening the bond between human and animal. Striving to educate and sensitize new and potential owners to dog kind, the book explores different breeds and temperaments, and assesses the best places from which to obtain a dog.
Thanks to a succession of neatly ordered chapters and subsections on everything from crates and leash training to dog treats and massage, training is made accessible and even fun. The Monks lay particular emphasis on the importance of training with "spirit, humor, and most of all, physical and verbal praise! Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description Import US, Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Seller Inventory 19AUG More information about this seller Contact this seller. Monks of New Skete. For nearly a quarter century, How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend has been the standard against which all other dog-training books have been measured.
This new, expanded edition, with a fresh new design and new photographs throughout, preserves the best features of the original classic while bringing the book fully up-to-date. The result: the ultimate training manual for a new generation of dog owners - and, of course, for their canine best friends. The Monks of New Skete have achieved international renown as breeders of German shepherds and as outstanding trainers of dogs of all breeds. Bestselling Series. Harry Potter. Popular Features. New Releases. Categories: Dogs As Pets. Notify me.
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