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Training Your Shih Tzu (Paperback) (Joan Hustace Walker)
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(back cover) BARRON'S Training Your Dog Series Books in this series speak exclusively to the task of dog training and tell you what you need to know about the distinctive traits of individual breeds. You'll find information on virtually every aspect of training, starting with house training, then progressing to basic obedience, walking your dog on a leash, teaching obedience through verbal commands and hand signals, and much more. Special behavior problems are also covered. You'll learn humane methods of eliminating canine bad habits such as begging, jumping on visitors, nipping, and unnecessary barking. Filled with instructive illustrations and full-color photos Training Your Shih Tzu Here's practical instruction that will give you a well-trained Shih Tzu. You'll learn how to establish leadership and understand the ideas behind the training methods as you take the first steps in teaching your dog to be a terrific housedog and companion for life. New owners are invariably charmed by the friendly Shih Tzu, a little dog who delights in pleasing his master. With positive, reward-based training--and patience and understanding on the owner's part--the Shih Tzu can be taught an amazing number of commands, tricks, and good behavior habits, including excellent housetraining skills.
Titles in the attractive Training Your Dog series speaking exclusively to the task of dog training, telling new dog owners what they need to know about the breed they have chosen, while instructing them in humane but effective methods of housebreaking and paper training, basic obedience training, walking on a leash, teaching a dog to obey verbal commands and hand signals, and much more. Each title in this series focuses on the distinctive traits and temperament of a specific breed. Special behavior problems are also covered, with advice on eliminating bad habits that include begging, jumping on visitors, unnecessary barking, and aggressive behavior.
Number of Pages: 149
Sub-Genre: Dogs / Breeds
Series Title: Training Your Dog Series
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc
Author: Joan Hustace Walker
Street Date: April 10, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-8339