Uncle Matty's Ultimate Guide to Dog Training: The Woof Papers

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A renowned pet expert shares his unique way of getting inside a dog's head in order to approach canine training on an individualized basis and helps readers find and correct the flaws in their own behavior that reinforce bad habits in their pets. TV tie-in. 125,000 first printing. Tour.

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If you and your dog are fans of Matthew "Uncle Matty" Margolis's PBS series, Woof! It's a Dog's Life, then you'll both love his latest book, Uncle Matty's Ultimate Guide to Dog Training. Margolis--Good Morning America's resident pet expert and founder of the National Institute of Dog Training in Los Angeles--pairs up with author and Dog Writers Association of America president Mordecai Siegal on this highly readable and informative training guide, written to "magnify the enjoyable and useful dog training information viewed in every segment of Uncle Matty's television series." In addition to the basic commands "no," "OK," "sit," "heel," "stay," "down," and "come when called," Margolis discusses the task of housebreaking, determining your dog's temperament--"one of the most important steps to take before training"--and bonding with your dog, which creates "a relationship with him based on the friendship, love, caring, and trust that make living with a dog so incredible." Also offered is helpful advice on behavioral problems--both owner and dog related--as well as a look at standard training tools, including the leash and the collar. Presented with warmth, intelligence, and Margolis's trademark wit, this truly unique guide puts the "fun" in training fundamentals! --Stefanie Hargreaves

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From the bestselling authors of I Just Got a Puppy. What Do I Do?; Good Dog, Bad Dog; and When Good Dogs Do Bad Things comes this invaluable resource guide to shaping up your lovable canine companion. With their trademark praise, affection, humor, and easy-to-follow style, Siegal and Margolis will teach you how to:
-- Housebreak your dog for good!
-- Test your dog for temperament type
-- Create an everlasting emotional attachment with your dog
-- Evaluate, choose, and find the best training equipment
-- Master all the basic commands, such as sit, stay, heel, down, and come
-- Troubleshoot some of the most common behavior problems

So join the many happy dogs and their owners who have gotten a new leash on life with the help of television's favorite trainer. Your pet will love you for it!

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