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Dogspeak: How to Learn It, Speak It, and Use It to Have a Happy, Healthy, Well-Behaved Dog

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Title: Dogspeak: How to Learn It, Speak It, and Use It to Have a Happy, Healthy, Well-Behaved Dog
Author: Dibra, Bash
ISBN: 9780684824178
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Published: 1999
Binding: Regular Hardback
Language: English
Condition: Used: Very Good
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.

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"Get off the @#! sofa!"

Are you and your dog suffering from a failure to communicate?

Whether trying to command obedience, control a destructive habit, or teach simple good manners, all dog owners know the frustration of trying to communicate with man's best friend. "DogSpeak" will help every dog owner to become the undisputed Alpha leader of the pack by using the revolutionary "DogSpeak" technique to train dogs "in their own language." It's the same revolutionary technique that has made Bash Dibra the most sought-after dog trainer in the world today and Dibra-trained dogs celebrities in their own right.

In "DogSpeak," Bash shares with average dog owners the $300-an-hour secrets he offers famous clients such as Henry Kissinger, Matthew Broderick, and Sarah Jessica Parker. Drawing on his uncanny ability to think like a dog, Bash shows the reader how to transform the most intractable canine into a well-behaved, happy pet.

Using the genetic language of dog's ancestor, the wolf, Bash explains the Eight Central Factors of Pack Behavior, those hard-wired instincts that control every dog's behavior, from dominance and aggression to chase behavior, socialization, and vocalization. Working from an understanding of the wolf/dog heritage, Bash teaches dog owners how to interpret the clear and unmistakable signals that make up the basic grammar of DogSpeak, the language every dog understands, including:

Facial Expressions -- Facial expressions clearly convey a dog's emotions, state of health, and intentions. Bash shows you how to interpret canine facial expressions, from the narrowing of the eyes to the wrinkling ofthe muzzle, to know exactly what your dog is telling you and what unwanted tricks he may be about to try!

Body Language -- Used as eloquently among dogs as by humans. Bash guides the reader to a complete understanding of the body stances and tail positions that state, "I'm top dog aro