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7 Best Dog Training Books

[fa icon="calendar"] Apr 19, 2017 2:55:58 PM / by Todd McCarthy

Todd McCarthy


There's a lot of time and research that has to be done when adopting a puppy, and sometimes, it can be overwhelming! Luckily, some dog owners have taken the time to put their secrets on paper for all of us to see.  Take  look at these 7 best dog training books!

1. Training the Best Dog Ever: A 5-Week Program Using the Power of Positive Reinforcement


By: Larry Kay and Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz

This book is number one on the list because it is based on love and treating your dog like the good boy he is. The program highlighted in this book was the same one that the Obamas used to train their pup!


2. The Art of Raising a Puppy


By: Monks of New Skete

Going over every topic, from adoption to play to raising dogs in an urban environment, this guide will teach you to raise a pup of any breed into a happy, healthy adult dog.


3. Zak George's Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love


By: Zak George and Dina Roth Port

In a new approach to dog ownership training, this book focuses on specific techniques depending on your pups own personality.  It also includes links to the authors YouTube page to help demonstrate some concepts!


4. Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems


By: Cesar Millan and Melissa Jo Peltier

In order to properly train your pup, you must see through her eyes. In this book, the nationally renowned Dog Whisperer transports you into your dog’s world!


5. Be the Pack Leader: Use Cesar's Way to Transform Your Dog . . . and Your Life


By: Cesar Millan and Melissa Jo Peltier

There’s no wonder Cesar made this list twice! In this New York Times bestseller, Cesar Millan helps you develop skills that provide your pup the right environment to thrive and learn good behavior.


6. 101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog


By: Kyra Sundance

Have you ever wanted a smart pup that is eager to grab you a drink from the fridge? If so, this comprehensive guide will teach you how to turn your lazy pup into a helpful, obedient one.


7. Perfect Puppy in 7 Days: How to Start Your Puppy Off Right


By: Dr. Sophia Yin

A pioneer in animal training, Dr. Sophia Yin wrote this book to help puppy parents struggling with socialization or aggression issues. This guide is based on positive reinforcement, a proven method to raise a proper pup.


Interested in learning more about your dog's specific traiing needs and how you can start putting the tips you learned in these books to practice? Click below to schedule a free, 20-minute consultation with one of Puppy Love Pet Care's certified trainers! 

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Todd McCarthy

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