Puppy Training by Dr Ian Dunbar
Dunbar has made available several books on puppy training – Before you
Get Your Puppy and After you Get your Puppy. The books are available to
http://www.dogstardaily.com/free-downloads. Advice is also available on a very wide range of topics covering all ages and types of dogs and puppies.
The books are essential reading for all dog owners and particularly important for those getting a puppy for the first time.
BEFORE You Get Your Puppy
describes the process of selecting a puppy and preparing for their
first days at home, as well as the key developmental deadlines including
socialisation and bite inhibition. It also offers training advice on
topics every owner needs to know about, like toilet training and chew
AFTER You Get Your Puppy offers
proven, time-tested and practical knowledge to guide owners through all
the early developmental stages from puppyhood to adolescence, including
how to manage the critical socialisation window between 8 and 12 weeks
and the importance of learning bite inhibition before 22 weeks of age.
Ian Dunbar DVM Ph D is a renowned veterinarian, veterinary
behaviourist, author and lecturer on canine behaviour delivers seminars
around the world. He founded the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (USA)
in 1993 and its presence and membership has since spread to more than 26
countries worldwide, including Australia and New Zealand. Dunbar is
credited with launching what is now commonly regarded as the modern era
in dog training, based on training, socialising and handling puppies
before 6 months of age to prevent behavioural problems in later life.
He has been out to New Zealand several times and is expected out again
Dunbar receives no financial benefit from the electronic distribution
of his free downloads. However you can to purchase a hard copy if you
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