Learn how to love your dogs without spoiling them and provide boundaries without intimidation. This booklet clarifies how to be a benevolent leader and avoid aggression related to fear or dominance. If you want to be a natural leader to your pack, this book tells you how to do it in a peaceful, kind way. The ideas and exercises in this booklet are based on the way dogs communicate with each other, so they are highly effective and easy for your dog to understand. An essential part of any canine library! Would make an excellent hand-out in classes, for vet offices, or humane societies!
It's NOT about "dominance!" Learn how to love your dogs without spoiling them and provide boundaries without intimidation. This concise and affordable pamphlet clarifies how to be a benevolent leader and help your dog learn to be a calm and confident member of the family.
Leader of the Pack introduces important subjects like
Integrating structure throughout the day for a more well-behaved household
Establishing boundaries to create a patient & polite dog
Why the Alpha Rollover is dangerous to both you and your dog
Patricia B. McConnell, Ph.D., CAAB is an Ethologist and Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist who has consulted dog lovers for over twenty years. She is the author of ten books including The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs and For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in You and Your Best Friend. Trisha lives on a farm near Madison, Wisconsin and two dogs, one cat and a flock of sheep.