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A manual for all young dog owners, written in a very accessible way with loads of illustrations
August 2021 Book of the Month
Written by an expert in dog training – Steve Mann is recognised all over the world for his expertise, he is also the author of the UKs leading dog training manual for adults.
As you would expect from an author with such a pedigree this book is filled with useful information. Presented in short clear sections, with lots of cartoonlike illustrations, the book will not overpower any young dog owner, but sets out in a logical manner the how and why of dog (and human) behaviour – so that dog and handler are both comfortable, relaxed and learning.
The book covers all the essential exercises for good dog ownership, how to read the dog’s body language (and how dogs read ours), clear instructions, as well as lots of fun activities and even some quizzes. An excellent choice for any young dog owner (and even some not so young ones!).
The LoveReading LitFest invited Steve to the festival to talk about his awesome new book & to share a few dog training tips!
You can view the event by subscribing to the LitFest programme for as little as £6 per month - or you can pay per view. For just £2, go, get some top tips from Steve and find out why every dog owner should read this book!
Check out a preview of the event here.
The book is packed with facts, fun and bow-wow know-how including:
• Essential exercises:- sit, down, recall, loose-led walking
• A history of dogs (for kids)
• Important lessons such as how to read body language and how dogs learn and dog safety
• Clear, instructional pictures and cartoons
• Quizzes and fun games for the kids and their dogs
• Loads of Tricks: rollover; play dead; hi-five; peek-a-boo; say your prayers; spin
A message from Steve Mann: “Small dog, big dogs, smelly dogs, goofy dogs, sloppy dogs, silly dogs. What's the best kind of dog? That's the one with you of course! I have one of the coolest jobs. As a dog trainer I get to work with dogs every single day! Now I want to teach you how to be an AWESOME PAWSOME dog trainer. You'll get to learn some fun tricks, from teaching your dog to spin, showing them how to give you a high five to even instructing them to make their own bed! (Ok, I know the last one is a bit boring, but it will impress your parents and you won't have to make your dog's bed!).”
My name is Steve Mann and I have THE COOLEST JOB IN THE WORLD! As a dog trainer, I get to work with our fantastic furry friends every single day. Now, I want to teach YOU how you can become an AWESOME PAWSOME dog trainer too!
As well as all the essential skills such as Sit, Down and walking nicely on a lead, you'll also get to learn...
- How to teach your dog to MAKE THEIR OWN BED!
- How your dog's nose will help you find HIDDEN TREASURE!
- Why DOGS ARE THE BEST!
This book is filled with easy, fun and super-cool exercises for you and your dog to do together. You'll soon be qualified as an AWESOME PAWSOME dog trainer and, best of all, you and your dog will become the BEST TEAM-MATES ... while always HAVING FUN! The must-have book for any family with a dog and kids living under the same woof - ahem - roof!
So easy to follow and it really works! -- Lorraine Kelly
Dog Training Genius! -- Emilia Clarke
Owning a dog is not easy, but training doesn't have to be hard. Steve offers lots of useful solutions that keeps training fun. - Dogs Today
|Publication date:||8th July 2021|
|Publisher:||BLINK Publishing an imprint of Bonnier Books Ltd|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2|
|Topics:||Pets, Puzzles / Activities|
Steve Mann, founder of The IMDT (Institute of Modern Dog Trainers), is the author of the UK's number 1 bestselling dog training book Easy Peasy Puppy Squeezy. Other books include the bestselling Easy Peasy Doggy Squeezy and Easy Peasy Doggy Diary. Steve is a world-renowned expert who presents dog training and behaviour seminars worldwide including Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East. TV appearances include BBC's The Underdog Show and Who Let The Dogs Out?, ITV's Lorraine and Animal Rescue, plus several other shows in the UK and worldwide. Steve has worked with many celebrities including Graham Norton, Brian Blessed ...More About Steve Mann