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The Good Dog Way: Love Them by Leading Them

Narrated by: Sean O'Shea
Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins

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Publisher's Summary

After working with thousands of dogs with leash aggression, dog aggression, human aggression, resource guarding, separation anxiety, and overall troublesome behavior, world-renowned trainer Sean O’Shea, owner and founder of The Good Dog Training and Rehabilitation; saw some recurring themes consistently derailing the human/dog relationship. Sean discovered that countless trainers and owners were struggling to not only understand these issues but more importantly, to put clear, concise, easy-to-understand words to them.

The Good Dog Way: Love Them by Leading Them, fills that incredibly important gap. Until its release, dog training books almost exclusively focused on training mechanics, commands, and rules, but had missed the all-important "why".

Why were we struggling?

Why were we making the same mistakes over and over?

Why were our dogs a mess?

Something big was indeed missing, and without this critical piece, the foundational "why" underneath it all, even the best training and coaching practices were still struggling. Pouring several years into compiling, writing, and re-writing, he crafted a training book like no other. A book which clearly articulated how our human emotional tendencies, intellectual misconceptions, as well as a lack of understanding of our dog's true needs, were deeply sabotaging our best intentions. A book which offered simple, but profound answers for these struggles.

Note: This book is based on a balanced approach and philosophy to dog training. Its focus is on practical, realistic, and most of all, effective training. If the idea of sharing consequences with your dog for poor or dangerous choices; or if using modern, effective, and humane tools such as prong or e-collars is not in alignment with your beliefs, then this is likely not the right audiobook for you.

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  • Andrew Barendt
  • 29-06-2019

Fantastic Advice For All Owners

This book is amazing. Even if you don’t agree with tools TGD uses in their training, this book is still for you. This is about being a leader and providing your dog with the direction it needs for you both to have a fun, loving, and safe relationship together at home and out in the real world.

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  • Angela S.
  • 23-06-2019

Truth bombs

I listed to this book straight through. I asked about an audio book and lo and behold it came out a few weeks later. I t brought tears to my eyes because it speaks so much truth about how your interactions with dogs can impact their life. this is an amazing listen!

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  • Kris
  • 23-06-2019

The most useful dog training book I’ve found

If you’re struggling to find balance in your relationship with your dog, this is a must-read. This book helped support me as I moved from being someone struggling with a “problem dog” to being someone known for having a “good dog”. I’m so grateful for how The Good Dog Way deepened and enriched my relationship with my dog; it taught me how to better communicate with him and other dogs, allowing for a totally different level of connection.

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  • MRosenstengel
  • 22-06-2019

Great Resource!

This is a great reference for dog owners who want a better life with their dogs. You will find something new everytime you pick it up.