best suit a dog's attention span and lead to rapid learning. This book is easy to use for the absolute beginner and yet deeply informative for those who have covered basic training yet now want to make their dog as well trained as possible. The text has the information most needed by the owner of a pet dog: how to make it reliably obedient and well-mannered. The emphasis of this training method is on obtaining necessary control and good manners while maximizing the dog's enthusiasm bu establishing training situations where the dog desires to cooperate. Addressing puppy raising, manners, and management issues in addition to formal training, the text shows owners how to have fun and have success with their dog.