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Perfect Puppy in 7 Days

How to Start Your Puppy Off Right

Sophia Yin (author)

ISBN: 9780964151871

Publication Date: Aug 2011

Format: Paperback

Getting a puppy for the holidays? Does your puppy nip or jump? Have potty accidents? Or struggle when handled? This book will help you set your puppy on the path to being a polite, well-socialised, happy companion in just one week.
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Getting a puppy for the holidays? Does your puppy nip or jump? Have potty accidents? Or struggle when handled? This book will help you set your puppy on the path to being a polite, well-socialised, happy companion in just one week. In a simple, fun way, Dr Sophia Yin tells the story of working with her father's puppy, Lucy, to illustrate how you can train your puppy in an easy and stress-free way.

With 176 pages and over 400 photos, Dr Yin explains step-by-step why puppies do what they do, how the environment and your training methods help form their personalities, and how quickly puppies can learn when you set them up for success.

Chapters include:
  • How Your Puppy Developed Before You Got Her.
  • Why Start Training So Soon?
  • Preparing for the Puppy.
  • A Foolproof Potty Training Program.
  • Dr Sophia Yin's Learn to Earn Program for Puppies.
  • Socializing Your Pup to Dogs, People and Handling.
  • A Head Start on All the Rest.

    • Dr Yin's positive-reinforcement program leads to a strong bond between you and your puppy from day one.

Reviews

"This is like no other puppy book you've seen before. With over 400 photos it visually takes you through the steps needed to potty train, socialise, and provide your puppy with life skills. And it ensures that your puppy will enjoy behaving well, because it teaches owners how to make good behaviour fun. It's not just about teaching your puppy manners, it's a step-by-step recipe for bonding with your puppy, learning to communicate with him, and preparing you pup for life! With Dr. Yin's approach your puppy will learn more in a week than many dogs learn in a year!" - Dr. Marty Becker, "America's Veterinarian" Resident veterinarian on Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show

"Raising a puppy successfully takes patience and dedication but the process can be made a whole lot easier by reading Sophia Yin's excellent book, Perfect Puppy in 7 Days. Packed with the latest information, Dr Yin takes the reader into the puppy's world, helping them to not only understand a puppy's developmental process, but giving useful tips and techniques to ensure that any puppy becomes a happy, confident adult. This book is a must-have for any puppy parent or canine educator." - Victoria Stilwell Dog trainer, author and host of Animal Planet's It's Me or the Dog
Illustrations 400 illustrations
Pages 176
Dimensions 250 x 165
Date Published 30 Aug 2011
Publisher CattleDog Publishing
Subject/s The natural world, country life & pets   Veterinary medicine   Animal behaviour  
Dr Sophia Yin, a 1993 graduate of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, is the author of numerous books and DVDs including Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs and Cats. She earned her Master's focused on animal behavior in 2001 from UC Davis.

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