Training Your Dog the Weatherwax Way: The Complete Guide to Selecting, Raising, and Caring for Your Canine

A training manual for any dog owner using the tried, true, and trusted Weatherwax methods.

The name “Weatherwax” is widely known in the dog world. The author is a third-generation professional dog trainer and owner of Weatherwax Dog Training. The family has trained the original “Lassie” (actually a male named “Pal”), Toto for “The Wizard of Oz,” and also “Old Yeller.” These theories and tactics are applicable to any dog lover and owner, not just those on the big screen!

This is a complete guide to dog ownership and basic training manual using the Weatherwax method, which hasn’t changed in almost a century; though Robert has added a few enhancements over the years from his exposure to other great trainers. This book will teach readers to:

  • Learn how to raise and train their dog using an approach customized to their dog’s needs.
  • Understand the correlation between our behavior and our dog’s behavior.
  • Implement techniques that will allow their dog to interact well in all situations.
  • Find answers to the questions that plague the common dog owner.
  • Train their dog the right way—from day one—as well as address any inherited behavioral issues.
  • Send the right message to their dog, even when no verbal commands are being given.
  • Alter the negative reaction their dog may have to certain situations.
  • Understand the most appropriate tools for their own dog and dispel some of the rumors that exist regarding dogs in general.