Creating a Focused and Confident Dog
Written by Leslie McDevitt, MLA, CDBC, CPDT
Published by Clean Run Productions LLC
Learn how to turn stress to confidence and distraction to focus using methods that are 110% positive. Leslie McDevitt's versatile Control Unleashed program is designed to help "dogs with issues" learn how to relax, focus, and work off-leash reliably in either stimulating or stressful situations. Whether you're training a challenging dog on your own, an instructor trying to figure out how to help dogs in your classes, or an instructor who wants to design a special program just for stressed out dogs, this book is for you.
Who needs Control Unleashed?
- Dogs that are uncomfortable or unable to work off lead around other dogs
- Dog that are easily distracted and have difficulty concentrating
- Dogs that are reactive or easily aroused
- Dogs that are anxious or stressed and shut down
- Dog that are unable to control their impulses when excited
This training program can change your dog's life!
226 pages. © 2007
"Control Unleashed combines inspiration and practical advice in equal measure, and is, without question, one of the best new books on training to come along in recent years. Be forewarned... you'll have a hard time finishing it, because you’re going to keep putting it down to try out some of her suggestions on your own dogs." —Patricia McConnell, Ph.D., Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, Author of For the Love of a Dog and The Other End of the Leash