The Association of Pet Dog Trainers'  Top Tips From Top Trainers

The Association of Pet Dog Trainers' Top Tips From Top Trainers

1001 Practical Tips and Techniques for Successful Dog Care and Training

Book - 2010
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Top Tips from Top Trainers features 1,001 exclusive tips from members of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), the most highly regarded group of its kind in the world. Unlike other dog training books that focus on basic advice, this innovative guide offers the average dog owner a plethora of interesting and helpful factoids previously known only by the professional dog trainers who developed them. From everyday problem solvers to cool ideas and time savers, these expert trainers share their favorite positive training methods to help all dog owners become more successful pet parents. The book is organized from A to Z for easy browsing and covers a wide range of care and training tips, from common commands to training equipment, feeding, health, socialization, body language, rewards, house manners, and problem behaviors.

Publisher: Neptune City, N.J. : T.F.H. Publications, c2010
ISBN: 9780793806409
Branch Call Number: 636.7088 ASS
636.7088 ASS
Characteristics: 255 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Association of Pet Dog Trainers
Alternative Title: Top tips from top trainers

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LauraSteinert
Feb 01, 2019

This is literally "1001 Practical Tips." Most of these quotes are fewer than 150 words in length. This is a compilation a "tip" and attribution, then the next tip and attribution with a picture added on most pages. No long lectures on why this training philosophy is better than everyone else's. Pretty well organized, and if the first quote in a section isn't what your looking for, there are usually four or five additional quotes.

frosty73 May 14, 2011

If you are looking for a tip to help with a particular problem, this book might have what you need.

Otherwise, this book is very much like reading a dictionary. The training tips are organized alphabetically. Some tips might be useful but a lot are just common sense.

I was a little disappointed because I was expecting new and interesting training ideas, but most of these tips aren't new or revolutionary.

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Jinming
Aug 11, 2010

This book is so good that it makes me read it all over again.

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