Dog behavior problems : the counselor's handbook



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[United States] : Dogwise Publishing, 1999
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9781617811524 (electronic bk.) MWT12217380, 1617811521 (electronic bk.) 12217380

The A to Z of Dog Behavior Counseling by one of the field's foremost authorities. Whether you are currently conducting behavior consultations or planning to enter the field, this book offers invaluable insights and guidance from one of the world's leading pet dog behavior counselors. From the nitty-gritty of organizing and marketing your practice ethically to developing the three key human qualities shared by successful, effective counselors, this is an excellent comprehensive guide for professionals who do one-on-one behavior counseling. Campbell incisively cuts through the maze of "qualification" standards to reveal what really qualifies pet professionals to consult with troubled dog owners. The dog owner's perspective about problems is explored in depth. The client's expectations about behavior counseling brings forth powerful motivators. The successful counselor's perception of dogs and owners is revealed. Campbell explains his methods for: Getting all the vital facts from clients and family children. Successfully motivating clients toward realistic dog behavior goals. Organizing meetings & behavior programs, right down to successful seating arrangements. Dealing with euthanasia. Setting up and establishing your counseling career. How to study quickly, effectively, then apply and retain the information

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