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Publisher's Summary

Winner: first place in the 2016 CIPA EVVY Book Awards!
Dog Writers of America Association's Certificate of Excellence in New York City!
Is your dog afraid of noises, objects, or you? See through fearful dog's eyes in anecdotal stories about real saved dogs. Discover how to help dogs that have been neglected, abused, or are genetically timid. Learn unique approaches and how to help your shy companion face life in a human world. Develop the close bond that only trust can bring. Fearful dogs can be saved and have quality lives, free of anxiety. Beyond Flight or Fight will give you practical, easy-to-understand tips that will ease your frustration, guilt, or confusion. This book will help (1) you grow in compassion, (2) your pup find peace, and (3) bring both of you to a warm appreciation for each other.
©2016 Sunny Weber (P)2017 Sunny Weber
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Critic Reviews

" Beyond Flight or Fight will help you rehabilitate high-fear dogs that may have been neglected or abused. Lots of step-by-step, practical advice." (Temple Grandin PhD, Professor of animal sciences and National Women's Hall of Fame, author, speaker, animal advocate)
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5 out of 5 stars
By mandymay on 07-29-17

Very insightful...🐕

This book is great for anyone who rescues dogs.
As an avid animal lover, I'm always trying to find homes for the unwanted stray dogs and cats.
Behavior problems always make it difficult to find the right family to care for them.
As a result, I've ended up keeping the most challenging animals.
I have a very timid Chihuahua that's a constant work in progress.
I've tried to follow some the techniques a very popular pet whisper employs but some of his methods are just to abrasive for me.
By building trust like Sunny says, I've been able to make progress with him.
I much prefer this method to flooding.
This book offers many tips on how to handle behavioral problems in a non cruel way.
If you've ever wanted insight from your furry friends POV you'll want to listen to this.
I was lucky enough to be given this book for free that I highly recommend.

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5 out of 5 stars
By TinkerMel on 07-28-17

Great book!

Frist a shout out to Sunny for all the work she has done with dogs! I wish there was more people out there like her.
She has some great tips, and stories in here. I hope everyone who owns a dog reads this. Even if its just to understand how dogs think if nothing else.

I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Dinky on 08-16-17

Fabulous book for anyone involved in dog rescue.

Would you consider the audio edition of Beyond Flight or Fight to be better than the print version?

I think that hearing the book, you can pick up the emphasis points of training much easier. You hear how to praise a dog with high inflections in your tone and understand how it affects the dog.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Beyond Flight or Fight?

I was very interested to learn many tips, to see how a dog could easily be misunderstood and once placed with an understanding trainer/owner that fearful traits can be managed. I was also surprised to learn that noises from a TV could upset a rescue, obvious now, but before this book, I had not taken any notice of what family members were watching. Great book, I do not 100% agree with everything, but we all have our own views, but I have learnt a lot too. Highly recommend this title.

Have you listened to any of Richard Rieman’s other performances? How does this one compare?

This was my 1st and I intend to listen to it a few times over.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

This book was a huge eye opener. I work with dogs most days and have rescued lots over the years and this book helped me see where I had naturally made the correct choice in my training methods and where I could have got a quicker response had I tried another.

Any additional comments?

"I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

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