Teach Yourself Visually: Dog Training,  by Sarah Hodgson.  Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2006.

Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something-and skip the long-winded explanations? The Visual Learning System in Teach Yourself VISUALLY  Dog Training breaks down the different training tasks into graphical two-page lessons that simplify learning. Inside you’ll find clear, step-by-step instructions for developing an effective training regimen for your puppy or adult dog. Full-color photographs show you how to train basic commands, socialize and housetrain your dog, and teach tricks and games. Plus, you’ll learn how to manage problem behaviors, such as excessive barking, jumping up on people, destructive chewing, and much more. “Question & Answer” sidebars provide practical tips and tricks Large color photos demonstrate how to correctly perform each task Step-by-step instructions explain beginner to more advanced training techniques Two-page lessons offer skills you can practice immediately (Broward County Library annotation).

 by: Ellen Lindenfeld