Do You Know a Dog Who Could Use Some Petiquette? Does your dog: Jump on your guests? Bark incessantly? Beg for food? Get aggressive with other dogs? Then relax! In all the years she's helped owners better relate to their dogs, animal behavior consultant Darlene Arden knows there's no dog (or human) who can't be helped in the behavior department--and she's there to provide the 411 for all kinds of doggie dilemmas in this must-have primer on the essentials of pet etiquette. Filled with the most often asked questions, plus humorous tales of dogs and owners gone bad--and over the top--this complete guide to canine comportment will teach you how to solve any problem, from the embarrassing to the downright unacceptable, including when your dog... humps your guests gives you "love bites ignores you has a gas problem pees everywhere except outside eats strange things uses your furniture as a chew toy acts like the sex police is afraid of thunder and more! With this ultimate how-to-handle-it book, you and your canine friend will be the envy of the dog park (or at least you will not be asked to leave).
Darlene gives an overview of the book:
A behavior book with a sense of humor, I wrote this book for the average pet owner, explaining the problem along with what to do and what not to do. I also liberally sprinkled the book with anecdotes from dog owners around the world. Most of the names had to be changed to protect the "guilty." If you think you have problems, someone else has been through the same thing or worse so let's just relax and get on with resolving the behavior problem.
I was born at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Massachusetts where Jack Lemmon made his appearance in the elevator many years before. My mother managed to make it all the way to the delivery room. It seems as if I’ve always written although my first career was as a hyphenate...