From the experts who brought you How to Speak Dog, learn tips and tricks to help train your best friend.Whether teaching a puppy the basics--such as "sit," "stand," and "stay"-- correcting behavioral problems, or training your pooch to perform more advanced tricks, this comprehensive guide will take you through all the steps to have your canine answering your call in no time. With the help of veterinarian Dr. Gary Weitzman, kids will bond with their pups through structured lessons that showcase easy-to-follow instructions and commands. Additional content introduces readers to Hollywood hounds, dogs on the job, and famous canines through history. This "paws-on" guide is perfect for families who are bringing home their very first puppy, or seasoned dog owners who want to teach their longtime four-legged family member a few new tricks.
About the Author
DR. GARY WEITZMAN is a veterinarian and president of the San Diego Humane Society, former CEO of the Washington Animal Rescue League, and former host of public radio's Animal House. His other books include National Geographic Kids How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language, National Geographic Kids How to Speak Cat: A Guide to Decoding Cat Language, National Geographic Kids Dog Breed Guide, and National Geographic Kids Cat Breed Guide.