The Dog Aggression Workbook is an interactive guide for guardians of dogs who behave aggressively. The workbook presents a systematic and highly efficient and effective, positive reinforcement-based approach to understanding, assessing and changing aggressive behaviours in dogs. Strategies and techniques are described clearly and completely in a conversational style that is easy to read and understand. Guardians will be armed with the tools they need to address all kinds of aggressive behaviour problems, while avoiding harsh punitive techniques. The workbook utilizes a behavioural approach, focusing on identifying specific problem behaviours, what evokes them and what consequences are maintaining them. It explains how to implement desensitization and behaviour replacement procedures to change emotional responses and the aggressive behaviours they motivate. Taking a global and comprehensive approach, it addresses the whole context in which aggressive behaviours are performed.
The Dog Aggression Workbook will be a useful compliment for Aggressive Behaviour in Dogs, a manual written for professional behaviour consultants as a means of increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of professional consultation. Short and inexpensive, it would make a useful adjunct to consultation.
James O’Heare, CABC, is president of The Companion Animal Sciences Institute, Director of the Association of Animal Behaviour Professionals, editor of the Journal of Applied Companion Animal Behaviour and owner of Behave tech publishing. James has studied the natural science and technology of behaviour extensively and has written multiple books on the subject, which have sold throughout the world. James has been helping companion animal guardians resolve problem behaviour, writing and teaching since the early 1990’s.
Published 2007 Dogwise publishing
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“O’Heare’s THE DOG AGGRESSION WORKBOOK provides a fine guide for owners of dogs who act aggressively. The workbook provides a systematic, reinforcement-based approach to changing such behaviors, offering clearly-defined strategies and tools needed to address all kinds of aggression. These are fine recommendations for trainers and general lending libraries alike”. James A. Cox
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We give you all three of the major Ebook formats when you purchase from us – Adobe PDF, Mobi (For Kindle), and ePub (Sony Bookreader, Nook, Ipad/phone/touch, Droid, and other e-reader devices).
You can download each of these 3 formats up to 3 times.
The PDF format is great for printing.
You aren’t locked into one brand of bookreader when you buy from us. For example, if you own a Kindle now, and are planning on buying an Ipad, you’ll be able to read our books on both devices easily.
You don’t even need an Ebook reader! Just download the PDF version of the book and read it on your computer.
PDF Format Kindle Format (MOBI) Sony Bookreader / Ipad / Android (EPUB)
File Format Help:
PDF Format – This format is the best for viewing on your PC or if you want to print out the book. You will need the Adobe PDF Reader which can be downloaded from Adobe here
EPub Format – This is format is supported by the Sony Reader, Barnes and Noble Nook, and the Apple Ipad/Itouch/Iphone. Please note that most smartphones and other bookreaders use the Epub format. Refer to your user manual for specific instructions or contact us and we’ll be happy to help you out.
To Add a book to your Ipad/touch/phone
Make sure you have the latest version of Itunes. In addition make sure you have the iBooks app installed available free from Apple.
Download the Epub file with your computer – using the Safari Browser built into your Apple Device will not work.
Connect your Apple Device to your computer.
Drag the Epub file into your Library, it should go into the books folder.
Select your Ipad in the devices dialogue on the left hand side.
Go to the books tab and make sure you have the sync books option turned on.
You can now sync your Apple Device and the book should appear in your bookshelf.
Mobi Format – This format is the Kindle Specific format.
To add a Mobi (“.mobi”) Ebook to your Kindle:
Turn your Kindle on
Connect the Kindle to your computer using the USB cable that came with your Kindle
Drag and drop the “.mobi” Ebook file into the documents folder on your Kindle
When the USB activity indicator on your Kindle stops flashing, “Safely Remove Mass Storage Device” (Windows) or “Eject” (Mac) the Kindle from your computer
When the USB activity indicator on your Kindle stops flashing, unplug the USB cable from your Kindle
The Ebook should now appear in your Kindle library
Here is how to transfer to your Kindle if you have a Mac:
Barnes and Noble Nook
Connect your Nook to your PC or Mac using the USB cable. If you are unfamiliar how to do this, read the USB Connectivity section in the Nook User Manual.
Once Nook is connected to your computer, you will see a series of folders: “my documents”, “my music”, “my screensavers”, etc.
Copy the .epub file you downloaded from Dogwise.com to the “my documents” folder on your Nook. Nook Color Users: The file goes into the main Nook Color drive, do not place it in any of the folders on the Nook Color. The device will then move the file itself.
When the .epub file has been copied and is visible in the “my documents” folder on your Nook, use your computer to unmount or eject your Nook before disconnecting the USB cable.
After disconnecting, tap “my library” on the Nook’s touchscreen, and select “View My Documents” to open and read your ebook.
We recommend using the Alkido Book Reader – available free on the Marketplace on your phone/tablet.
Download the Epub file on your PC.
Put the file onto your SDcard / Phone memory by connecting your phone to your computer with the USB cable.
Open the Alkido App, select the home icon, select SD card.
Find the folder named Download, the epub file you downloaded should be in it, select import into Alkido.
Connect your Sony Reader to your PC or Mac using the USB cable. If you are unfamiliar how to do this, read the Transferring Content section of the User’s Guide
Once the Sony Reader is connected to your computer, you can use either the Sony Reader Library software to transfer the file onto your reader
When the .epub file has been copied, use your computer to unmount or eject your Sony Reader before disconnecting the USB cable.