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Product Type: Book
Ain't Misbehavin': a good behaviour guide for family dogs
Using kind methods of training combined with a good understanding of what makes our dogs tick, David takes the reader on a journey into the dog's psyche, advising on how to gently train a puppy from its earliest days, how to achieve 'good behaviour' and how to handle a wide range of behaviour problems.Price: £16.95
Dogwise - The natural way to train your dog
John FisherPrice: £12.49
Good Dog? Bad Dog?
Can we aspire to the dizzy heights of perfection? Or are we expecting too much from our beloved companions? Do we really want the ‘perfect’ dog and just what is ‘perfect’ behaviour anyway? This book concentrates on changing the traditional views of how we perceive and treat our dogs using what we have learned from scientific research so far.Price: £11.00
Good Dog Behaviour
Most people live with a dog whose behaviour is less than perfect and are torrent of a wide variety of behaviour that does not conform to their idea of good conduct. However, it is possible for everyone to have a well behaved dog. All that is required is that the owner develops a better understanding of their dog and changes the way they behave towards him. This book will help you to do this.Price: £9.50
Kind, Fair, Effective, The Intake Class
Lesson plans, tips and outlines for successful dog training classes. For instructors, assistants or those interested in setting up classes.Price: £13.20
Kind, Fair, Effective, The Puppy Class
Spiral bound resource for copying and ideas. For instructors, assistants or those interested in setting up classesPrice: £13.20
Kind, Fair, Effective, The Clicker Class
For instructors and assistants wishing to integrate clicker training into classesPrice: £13.20
Kind, Fair, Effective, The Agility Class
Sally SanfordPrice: £13.20
"Stop!" How to control predatory chasing in dogs
Throwing a ball for a game of chase is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for many owners and their dogs. For other owners canine chase behaviour turns into a nightmare when their dog chases cyclists, cars or sheep. When their dogs choose what to chase it can compromise owners financially, cause the target severe injury or even death, and threaten the life of the dog. A good trainer or behaviour counsellor needs to be able to address inappropriate predatory chase behaviour swiftly and effectively. This book looks at the reasons for the problem, the more effective solutions and how to alter the behaviour.Price: £10.00
The Canine Commandments
Written particularly for children, this book explains how to get along with dogs without getting bitten by them. A must read for every child and adult.Price: £8.20
The Domestic Dog - Its evolution, behaviour and interactions with people
Edited by James Serpell
The book seeks to expose the real dog beneath the popular stereotypes. It is a comprehensive account of the domestic dog's natural history and behaviour based on scientific and scholarly evidence. Anyone with a serious interest in Canis Familiaris, its evolution, behaviour and its place in our society, will find The Domestic Dog an indispensable and fascinating resource.Price: £24.99
The Ideal Puppy - how to choose and educate the right puppy for you
Helps new owners find the right puppy for them and educate it successfully using gentle, positive methods that are fast effective and fun.Price: £11.49
The Perfect Puppy
How to raise a problem-free dog. For puppy (or would-be puppy) owners who want to know how to bring their puppy up to be a happy well-behaved and friendly adult dog. Full colour photographs illustrate subjects such as socialisation, house-training, preventing biting & aggression, training & more.Price: £13.49
Good Dog! The easy way to train your dog
Dog training should be fun, simple, fast and effective. Your dog should look forward to training sessions as if they were games - and so should you!
Lavishly illustrated with specially-commissioned photographs, this 128 page paperback book includes:
1. Your training philosophy
2. How dogs learn – what works, what doesn’t
3. Factors affecting learning
4. Training your dog - exercises step-by-step
5. Team-building exercises
6. Using your dog's instincts
This book covers all the basics, but also scent work – indoors and out, target training, urban agility and play training. Kind, fair and effective!Price: £10.99
Kind, Fair, Effective: the Mixed Ability Class
CC Guard and Sarah Whitehead (ed)
Lesson plans, tips and outlines for successful pet dog training classesPrice: £13.20
Think Dog - An owner’s guide to canine psychology
Explains that most of what we term as problem behaviour is usually just normal canine behaviour exhibited at the wrong time in the wrong place. Also looks at what things can influence a dog’s behaviour, such as diet, training etc.Temporarily Out of Stock
What is my dog thinking?
With hundreds of photographs of dogs in action, this accessible and intriguing book will help you to interpret dog’s behaviour and signals so that you can recognize and respond to what they are saying. Paperback.
Price includes UK p&pPrice: £8.49
Why does my dog...?
Many everyday annoying behaviours are explained in this practical and comprehensive book.Price: £11.49
Clever Dog! Train your dog to be really useful
Learn how to train your dog to do absolutely anything! From closing the door to finding lost keys, Gwen Bailey will teach you how to turn your pet into an eager and useful friend around the house, enhancing your relationship and having great fun along the way.
Price includes book and UK postagePrice: £10.99
Puppy School Book - 7 steps to the perfect puppy
From early lessons to more advanced training, this is a comprehensive course from Gwen Bailey. Covering every aspect of obedience training , it uses methods that are kind, positive and work with puppies of all ages. Easy
to follow and clearly illustrated, Puppy School is a step by step, structured approach that will ensure that you and your dog learn easily and naturally.
Price includes book and UK postagePrice: £14.50
Why is my dog doing that? Understanding your pet's puzzling behaviour
Wouldn't you like to understand what your dog is thinking when he does things you find strange or annoying?
Dogs can be troublesome at times, but with an insight into their thinking you can get to grips with the actions that you find irratating embarrasing or unfathomable.
Price includes book and UK postagePrice: £11.50
Choosing the right dog for you
Illustrated profiles of over 200 dog breeds
Price includes book and UK postage
How to Train a Superdog
Inside every dog there is a superdog waiting to get out. How to Train a Superdog shows you how to unleash your pet's potential so that you have an obedient and contended companion.
Price includes book and UK postagePrice: £18.00
Dog Secrets (what your dog wishes you knew)
Understanding dogs, what they are, and why they do the things they do, gives an insight into what makes them tick. Understanding how they are affected by the things we do enables us to train and live with our pets more
effectively. These are the 'dog secrets' that your dog wishes you knew!
Ilustrated by real life examples of how they have helped others. Dog secrets explains how understanding these methods can make you a better dog trainer and have a more rewarding relationship with your pet.
Price includes book and UK postagePrice: £14.00
Correcting bad habits in dogs
The Perfect Problemsolver
Dogs that consistently misbehave, perhaps by jumping up at people, barking exessively or pulling on the lead, tend to take the pleasure out of dog ownership. This book provides instant advice for despairing owners of such pets. It features proven methods to overcome six of the most common behaviour problems:
Pulling on the lead; chewing and destruction; recall; stealing and scavenging; jumping up; and excessive barking.
Price includes p&pTemporarily Out of Stock
Behaviour Adjustment Training - BAT for Fear, Frustration and Aggression in Dogs
Behaviour Adjustment Training (BAT) was developed by author Grisha Stewart to rehabilitate and prevent dog reactivity. BAT looks at the function of growling, lunging or fleeing and helps dogs learn socially acceptable behaviours that serve that same function. In a nutshell, BAT builds confidence by giving dogs a chance to learn to control their environment through peaceful means. That makes BAT very empowering to your dog or puppy, in a good way. It is also empowering you, as you learn how to understand your dog and help him learn to safely get along with people, dogs and other 'triggers'.Price: £15.50
In Defence of Dogs
The dog has been mankind's faithful friend for tens of thousands of years, yet today finds itself in crisis throughout the western world. Until just over a hundred years ago, most dogs worked for their living, and each of the many breeds had become well suited, over countless generations, to the task for which they were bred. Now, in their purely domestic roles, we fail to understand their needs. And it is time someone stood up for dogdom - for the real dog, the pet that wants to be one of the family and enjoy life.
Biologists now know far more about what really makes dogs tick than they did twenty years ago - and John Bradshaw has been at the centre of that research. However, this new scientific understanding has been slow to percolate through to owners and has not yet made enough of a difference to the lives of dogs themselves. This book is here to set the record straight!Price: £21.00
Clever Dog - The Secrets Your Dog Wants You To Know
Man in not ape. Dog is not wolf.
With her unique understanding of the secret languages of dogs, APBC member Sarah Whitehead, one of the leading experts in the new science and psychology of dog behaviour, uses amusing anecdotes and numerous case histories to discover the mysteries of dog behaviour and show us a new way of communicating with the four-legged friend who shares our hearts and homes.Price: £15.99
The Other End of the Leash - why we do what we do around dogs
Dr Patricia McConnell
An Applied Animal Behaviourist and dog trainer with more than twenty years' experience, Dr Patricia McConnell reveals a revolutionary, new perspective on our relationships with dogs - sharing insights on how 'man's best friend' might interpret our behaviour, as well as essential advice on how to interact with our four-legged friends in a way that brings the best out in them.
Published in the USA.Price: £12.99
Perfect Puppy in 7 days: how to start your puppy off right
Dr Sylvia Yin
Does your puppy nip or jump? Have potty accidents? Or struggle when handled? This book will set you on the right path to being a polite, well-socialized, happy companion in just one week. In a simple fun way, Dr Sophia Yin tells the story of working with her dad's puppy, Lucy, to illustrate how you can train your puppy too.
Published in the USATemporarily Out of Stock
Life Skills for Puppies
Helen Zulch and Daniel Mills
This unique book aims to simplify puppy education by presenting the ten key skills that are required to achieve these goals within the context of everyday life. By enabling owners to incorporate teaching into each interaction they enjoy with their puppy, it not only becomes easier for them, but also enables the puppy to practice appropriate behaviour choices within day-to-day situations.
Paperback. Price includes UK P&PPrice: £13.99
The Human Half of Dog Training
Rise Van Fleet
Most dog trainers have a strong desire to help dogs learn appropriate behaviours and solve the kinds of problems that most dogs experience or create. However failure to work with people often leads to failure with the dogs. In The Human Half of Dog Training author Rise Van Fleet draws upon her years of experience of working with people as a child and family psychologist to teach dog trainers how to take a collaborative approach with clients to help insure the best possible outcomes for their dogs.
What your dog wants
Unlike other dog-care books,What Your Dog Wants focuses on you, the owner, rather than the dog, and encourages you to develop the seven key skills that will respond to your dog’s needs. In so doing, it teaches you how to work together as a team, which is equally rewarding for both of you.
Each chapter introduces a key skill and shows you how to build on the basics and develop them further. The difficulty level builds throughout each chapter, so you can see your skill base develop.
By following the expert guidance in this practical book, you can build on your skills as an owner and learn how to make your dog friendly, happy, healthy and well behaved,making him a pleasure to own.
Price includes UK postagePrice: £10.99
Karen B. London, Ph.D. and Patricia B.McConnell, Ph.D.
How to Manage and Enjoy Your Multi-dog Household
Looking for some tips to create a little order out of the canine chaos in your home? Concerned that there might be some tension between two of the dogs in your pack? Not sure if all that growling during play means trouble or not? This booklet has the answers to those questions and many more. Written to help you maximise the joy of living in a multi-dog household, it emphasises the use of ethology and positive reinforcement to teach your dogs to be polite and patient instead of demanding and pushy. Filled with practical ideas about keeping life fun in houses that have two dogs or many more.
Price includes UK P&P
Product Type: Audio-Visual
Your Clever Dog: Puppy biting, chewing and over-excitability with children
DVD to show you exactly what you need to do to reduce and then stop your puppy from biting and mouthing, using only kind and fair methods.
This DVD also covers essentials for making sure your puppy 'chewing machine' flexes his teeth on all the right things, and leaves your shoes, the kids' toys and your furniture alone.
Includes: Why biting is an integral part of your puppy's development - How to control your puppy's biting - how to keep kids safe with your puppy - how to play with your puppy to help control biting.
Box set includes Training DVD, training manual, clicker and handle.
Your clever dog - a complete dog training session in a boxPrice: £20.99
Ain’t Misbehavin’ - The essential video guide to solving your dog’s behaviour problems
David ApplebyTemporarily Out of Stock
Claire Arrowsmith's Puppy Training DVD - New Owner's Guide
Duration - 50 mins Puppy training can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Through Claire’s expert knowledge, as an accredited animal behaviourist, you will gain an understanding of your puppy and how to quickly master the basics. With this DVD, Claire will take you step-by-step, through all the training stages to ensure your puppy grows up to become a much loved and well behaved addition to your family. Claire is a professional animal behaviourist and dog trainer. With her simple step-by-step guidance, your puppy will quickly master the basic skills such as : Toilet Training , Sit, Down , Come, Stay, Settle, Retrieve Lead training and much more.Temporarily Out of Stock
Paws for Thought - The essential video guide to raising a happy puppy
Featuring 45 mins of practical step-by-step advice on how to socialise your puppy, preparing it for the outside world, instilling confidence & meeting other doggy friends.Price: £17.45
The Motivation Movie
Produced by Sarah Whitehead and Joanna Hill
Available on DVD only.Price: £32.90
Training for life
Includes one audio tape, one video tape, six A6 mini booklets and one A4 booklet. This pack contains everything you need to know to teach a young puppy to be well trained, friendly and have good manners in just 6 weeks.Price: £38.00
The Blue Dog - Parent guide and CD
An interactive educational tool to reduce the incidence of dog bites, aimed at children between 3 and 6 years of age and their parents. This programme has been developed by collaboration between veterinarians, behaviourists, paediatricians, child psychologists, artists and teachers.
Wholesale prices are available for orders of 4 or more CDs. Please email info [at] apbc [dot] org [dot] uk for details.Price: £7.99
Training for Life DVD
Produced by Puppy School, Training for Life demonstrates fast, effective, positive methods of puppy training..in 6 easy stages. Designed to be used in conjunction with Puppy School classes, the Puppy School 'Sounds for Life'
CD, and the Puppy School Book.Price: £11.20
Your clever dog: House training and crate training for your puppy
DVD boxed set includes:
Get the basics of house training sorted in one weekend! - What to do if your puppy messes in the house - Why punishment doesn't work - What to do if your puppy won't go to the toilet outside of your garden.
Boxed set includes: Training DVD, training manual, clicker, house line
'Your clever dog - a complete training session in a box'Price: £20.99
Your clever dog: Getting your dog to come when called
DVD boxed set includes:
How to know what's rewarding for your dog and what's not - Five times when you shouldn't call your dog! - Using your voice to call versus using a whistle - What to do if you call and your dog doesn't come to you.
Includes: Training DVD, training manual, clicker, long line
'Your clever dog - a complete dog training session in a box'Price: £23.95
Your clever dog: Basic training
DVD boxed set:
Getting your dog's attention, even when other dogs are around; Quick sits; Down; Stay; Come when called; Walking on a lead with no pulling; Leave (don't touch); Settle down.
Includes: Training DVD, training manual, clicket, tote bag
'Your clever dog - a complete dog training session in a box'Price: £20.99
Your clever dog: Jumping up & over-excitable behaviour with visitors
DVD boxed set:
Teaching your dog to be calm and sensible when visitors arrive is on the wish list of many dog owners, and it's simple to achieve with Sarah's advice and practical strategies.
Why dogs jump up at some people and not others; Strategies to enlist your family and friends to help with your dog's training; One easy rule to prevent jumping up; How to teach your dog to settle calmly no matter what else is going on.
Boxed set includes: Training DVD, training manual, clicker and tab handle.
'Your clever dog - a complete dog training session in a box'Price: £20.99
Your Clever Dog: How to stop your dog pulling on the lead
Boxed DVD set:
Why dogs pull: the secret your dog doesnt want you to know; How to stop pulling instantly; What you need to do before you even attach the lead; Why the type of walks you go on matter.
Includes: Training DVD, training manual, clicker, tote bag.
'Your clever dog - a complete dog training session in a box'Price: £20.99
Product Type: Booklet
Can he do the ironing?
Written by Val Strong, an APBC member & training manager for the charity Support Dogs, this booklet offers practical advice on how to train your own pet dog to help around the home, using positive reinforcement methods for fun and mental stimulation. Edited by Sarah Whitehead.Price: £5.15
Can't Pull, Won't Pull
The simple way to train every dog to walk on a slack leash and other vital help for the new dog owner.Temporarily Out of Stock
Edited by David Appleby. This booklet is for those who just cannot wait to pick up a clicker and get going, but are not sure where to start. It discusses the theory needed to progress through the initial stages of training.Price: £4.25
Aimed at owners of older puppies and dogs, rescue dogs etc. Covers more topics in greater detail, and includes teaching to be left alone, response to commands, walking on a loose lead, handling and many other topics.Price: £4.25
A booklet aimed at new owners of very young puppies, from obtaining the puppy up to five or six months of age. Covers the basics of house training, mouthing, understanding your puppy, socialising, teaching and much more.Price: £4.25
Games to play with your dogPrice: £2.50
Hands Off! Simple, gentle ways to teach your dog at home
Sarah WhiteheadPrice: £3.25
A guide to training a deaf puppyTemporarily Out of Stock
Help, my dog pulls on the lead!
This is an area which creates many difficulties for owners. This booklet looks at why these difficulties arise & what can be done to overcome them. Recognising that all dogs are different it offers a variety of suggestions.Price: £4.25
How to have a happy puppy
Explains why the first 12 to 14 weeks of a puppy’s life are most important in its temperamental development, clearly showing what steps breeders, potential owners and new owners should take to maximise a puppy’s chance of developing a sound temperament.Price: £3.75
Ideas For Novelty Classes & Other Courses
This booklet has been developed over several years to incorporate a variety of suggestions which will help instructors when planning classes & helping owners to have fun while learning about their pet.Price: £8.00
How to control the wild side of your dog
This booklet deals concisely with a problem faced by many owners - that of not being boss in their own home. Practical easy-to-follow advice is given for anyone whose dog will not do a thing it is told, who steals things, takes over the bed or sofa, and for anyone who is finding life with their pet difficult.Temporarily Out of Stock
Running Puppy Classes
A comprehensive book covering important aspects to consider when running or starting to run any kind of puppy education classes. Puppy parties held at veterinary surgeries are also covered in this booklet.Price: £4.75
Running Rehabilitation Groups
‘Running Rehabilitation Groups’ is a comprehensive guide for those interested in starting a specialist service that plays an essential role in the successful modification of many problem dog behaviours, especially those that are anti-social in nature. It will be of special interest to trainers wishing to offer support services pet behaviour counsellors can refer their clients to. A4 36 pages.Price: £6.50
Happy Puppy Happy Dog
David Appleby and Jolanda Pluijmakers
An indispensable guide for puppy owners with valuable tips to ensure that their puppy will develop into a confident and happy dog.
Helping Fearful Dogs
David Appleby and Jolande Plujimakers
IDEAL FOR HELPING YOU GET THROUGH THE FIREWORKS SEASON AS WELL AS OTHER FEARS.
This useful booklet discusses the differences between anxiety, fear and phobia and the function of avoidance behaviour and fear aggression. It explains in detail how these can be diagnosed and treated in cases such as fear of noises, and fear related aggression towards other dogs and strangers (including vets and judges).Price: £5.65
The Behavioural Effects of Canine Castration
Edited by David Appleby. Gives owners a basic understanding of castration, the behavioural problems it may help to prevent or cure and those it is unlikely to effect.HTemporarily Out of Stock
The Dog's Brain - A Simple Guide
Any student of canine behaviour will find this booklet invaluable. Clear text and easy-to-follow diagrams guide you through the structure and function of the different areas of the dog's brain - proving that they don't only think about food and sex! Neurochemistry, emotional hijacking and an overview of commonly used veterinary pharmaceuticals make this an essential guide.Price: £6.90
The Good Behaviour Guide 2nd Edition
Provides pet owners with the advice they need to help them develop and maintain their dog’s temperament and social behaviour, enabling them to avoid the behavioural problems that so easily occur, eg. boisterousness, separation anxiety, aggression, fearful behaviour, etc.Price: £3.75
The Puppy Survival Guide
Designed to tell you simply and quickly how to survive those first few weeks.Price: £4.00
The Well Mannered Dog
Simple, easy to follow ideas that all the family can do to get a well behaved dog. It covers such topics as teaching a dog how to be left, preventing inappropriate toileting, walking without pulling on the lead and coming when called.Temporarily Out of Stock
Trick and Treat
Simple, effective ways to teach your dog exciting tricks at home.Price: £3.50
Who said it would be easy.. or straightforward, or cheap?
An honest guide to choosing and living with a second-hand dog.Price: £3.50
Mind Games for Dogs
Bored dogs get into mischief, bright dogs go self-employed!
New from Sarah Whitehead, this 20 page A5 booklet is designed to offer simple, yet challenging ideas to keep your dog's little grey cells working in the right direction.
Lavishly illustrated with 28 specially-commissioned full-colour photographs, contents include: Fun with food - how to create puzzles with basic ingredients and very little time, Teaching your dog to have an 'On / Off' switch, Chewing addictions - what's good, what's not, Amazing mazes, Targeting for mind control, Outdoor pursuits for active dogs, Tricks for the cognitive canine.Price: £6.50