Brad Pattison Unleashed

A Dog's-Eye View of Life with Humans

Publisher: Vintage Canada
Dog advocate and human-being life coach Brad Pattison brings his innovative, tough-love training and in-your-face counselling skills to the page.

Whether you're just getting started on training your new pup, looking to take your good relationship with your dog to a higher level, or trying to correct negative dog behaviours, Brad Pattison's book will provide DIY training material that underlines how you can teach your dog to be a healthy, happy member of your family. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of Pattison's established training techniques, anchored by real-life success stories and focus dogs. Examples of chapter titles: Dog Speak: Harnessing Canine Communication Methods to Enhance Interspecies Relations; Coddled Canines: The Dangers of Heavy Petting and the Best Methods for Rewarding Your Dog; and Co-Evolution: Raising the Bar and Strengthening the Bond.


From the Hardcover edition.

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CHAPTER ONE
Why Do You Want a Dog?
 
REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS FOR A WIN-WIN RELATIONSHIP
 
 
MYTH: Any dog can easily fit into your family unit at any point in your life.
 
REALITY CHECK: You should carefully consider why you want a dog in your life, what kind...
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"The book is awesome. Here at Gabe 'n' Arch, we're giving it 8 paws up and some tail wags too."
--Gabe 'n' Arch: The Beagle Boys blog