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The Dog Whisperer 2nd Ed.
A Compassionate, Nonviolent Approach to Dog Training
by Paul Owens with Norma Eckroate

Trade Paper: 289 pages, $14.95
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation; 2 edition
Pub Date: (March 2007)
ISBN-13: 978-1593375980

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The gentle, nonviolent training methods and mysteries of "horse whisperers" have recently enlightened the world's consciousness of nonviolent training methods. Now, in The Dog Whisperer, trainer Paul Owens offers a compassionate, nonviolent approach to dog training. His spiritual approach links sound training principles with intuitive and effective insights. 

Owens' compassionate training methods will help you create an emotional bridge to "plug in" and create a deeper bond with your dog than you thought possible. The Dog Whisperer offers a truly humane, revolutionary, and common sense approach to raising and training your dog. 

You will learn:
* Learn "dog speak" the body language and vocalizations needed to communicate with your dog. 
* How to train your dog without jerking, hitting, kicking, shocking, or shaking
* How to turn affection, play, toys, praise, and social freedom into powerful rewards. 
* Learn five ways to establish a leadership role so your dog will happily follow your lead. 
* Eliminate behavioral problems such as jumping, barking, and digging. 
* How easy and fun training can be when you use The Nine Ingredients of Reward-Based Dog Training and turn affection, play, toys, praise, and social freedom into powerful rewards.

  Paul Owens

PAUL OWENS is a nationally recognized as a leading proponent of nonviolent instruction. He has studied, practiced, and taught yoga and stress management in the United States and India for more than 25 years. He began training dogs in 1972 and has earned awards in competitive obedience and participates in agility and waterworks. He is a certified evaluator for the Delta Society's Animal Assisted Therapy Program and a member of The National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI), and the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). HE is the director of the nonprofit, educational organization, Raise with Praise, Inc., that offers after-school violence prevention program linking shelter dogs with elementary school children. Over the years Paul has taught and has been a consultant for thousands of families and individuals working to improve the dog-human relationship by nonviolent means. Paul lives in Los Angeles with his two dogs Molly and Gadget. 

Norma Eckroate is also the co-author of The New Natural Cat and other books. She lives in Los Angeles with two of the smartest, most beautiful cats in the world, Sid and Charise.

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