This is a great resource for any multi-dog home, whether you’re looking to introduce a new dog or wondering how to keep your current dogs from bowling you over when they run out the door.
Are you concerned that there is tension between two of the dogs in your pack, and that your dog’s play might escalate into aggression? Would you like all your dogs to lie down and stay while you eat your dinner, or to walk past a food wrapper in the street without snarfing it down or getting into a fight over it? This book provides the answers to those questions, along with clear and workable ideas to make living with a pack of dogs fun and fulfilling.
Better Together! Order the Feeling Outnumbered DVD to see the techniques from the book in action with Trisha and a variety of dogs.
Who Should Buy
As everyone with multiple dogs knows, having two dogs can be more than twice the fun (and work) of one. This book will give you the tools you need to manage your pack, by teaching them to get what they want by being polite rather than pushy.
Trainers, Behaviorists, Veterinarians & Veterinary Technicians
This is one of the few resources available that addresses the unique demands of a multi-dog household. Let it help you assist your clients when the situation gets “out of hand” (paw?).
Busy foster homes can use some of the techniques in Feeling Outnumbered? to help them manage their ever-changing group of dogs. The sections on introducing new dogs and reading signs of potential aggression are especially useful for people bringing fosters into their homes.
“This booklet is a life saver for anyone living with more than one dog!”
-Amy Lubeck, Past President of Golden Retriever Rescue of Wisconsin
“I recently purchased the Feeling Outnumbered book and DVD. After they arrived,
I watched the DVD and then read the book and have since watched the DVD and
referred back to the book several times. I have read many books and watched
many DVDs on dog training, and this set is one of the best for people with multiple dogs
in their home. It is simple, straightforward, and makes you feel as if you are in Patricia’s home.
It has helped me and my family with our three dogs, and I would
highly recommend this book and DVD to anyone who has more than one dog.”
-Frank R., Elmsford, NY
“I found it very helpful in teaching me how to train my dogs together (separately), as well as defining what is play and when it’s time to cool off. It’s a good reference to have on hand when you just need a quick review of pack dynamics, and don’t have the time to sift through a longer book for the information that you’re looking for.”
-Customer, Amazon Customer Reviews
“I would highly recommend this book as an easy read and first stepping stone to
dealing with a chaotic household. Mine are now all lying in their “places,”
relaxed and, best of all QUIET!!!”
-L. Laster, Amazon Customer Reviews
Publisher: McConnell Publishing, Ltd.
Edition: 2nd (2008)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.4 inches
Author: Patricia McConnell PhD and Karen Londen PhD
Publish date: August 1, 2001
Number of pages: 55
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