Training Your Dog Positively
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Drawings on pp. 25 and 112 by Deb Mickey; photos on pp. 187 and 192 (top) by Sharon Sakson. All remaining photos © Brad Wood
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data:
Making friends : training your dog positively / by Linda Colflesh ; photos by Brad Wood. p. cm.
ISBN 0-7645-7329-2 (alk. paper) 1. Dogs—Training. I. Title. SF431.C58 2004 636.7'0887—dc22
2004014595 Printed in the United States of America
To my mother and father To Shauna and Carla, my first dogs To Quest, who taught me so much To Brad, my husband
Thank you for the love to grow on.
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