Dog training is full of differing opinions, myths, and old wives tales. With so much conflicting information, how do you know what theory is the best for training your dog?
The Evolution of Dog Training details how to teach your dog, one step at a time, without causing your dog pain or fear. It carefully explains how training with choke chains started and why trainers are now using clickers instead.
You'll also learn what current research and scientific studies tell us about how dogs learn, making it easier to a turn your beloved pet into a well-behaved dog.
Whether you have been training dogs for decades or this is your very first time, this book will help you sort through all of the opinions so you can train effectively and humanely.
As a veterinary technician and dog trainer/ behavior consultant, Shannon has over twenty years of experience training dogs. In 2006, Shannon founded Ventura Pet Wellness and Dog Training Center. The center offers a variety of training classes and she offers private training lessons for more complex behavior problems. Shannon specializes in helping fearful and unsocialized dogs. In 2015, Shannon developed Truly Force Free Animal Training, an Internet-based training site dedicated to spreading knowledge regarding force free training. She is passionate about caring for animals with empathy and compassion.