• Cesar Millan's Guide to Bringing Home a Shelter Dog

  • By: Cesar Millan
  • Narrated by: Angelo Di Loreto
  • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 08-07-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (225 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

From the best-selling author and dog behavior expert comes the ultimate guide to bringing a shelter dog into your life and home.
Based on Cesar's own experiences rescuing and rehoming shelter dogs, this exclusive audiobook answers the most commonly asked questions about dog adoption and lays out everything you'll need to integrate a new canine companion into your home.
Whether you are a first-time adopter or have a household full of dogs already, Cesar Millan's Guide to Bringing Home a Shelter Dog is full of practical tips and illuminating insights on everything from choosing the right leash to housebreaking, from practicing basic commands to managing common misbehaviors.
Creating a happy, healthy environment starts the moment your dog walks through the door. Here, Cesar provides step-by-step instructions for introducing your dog to his new space and the pack he'll share it with and reveals two easy decisions you can make at the outset that could ultimately save your dog's life.
Currently, there are more than 3.3 million reasons to adopt a dog from a shelter in the United States alone. For the millions of people every year who choose this life-saving option - and the millions more who are considering it - Cesar Millan's Guide to Bringing Home a Shelter Dog is an essential resource for turning one of the biggest decisions of your life into one of the best.
As part of our new Audible for Dogs initiative, we've partnered with North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization. In 2017, we’ll donate a dime for every download of Cesar Millan’s Guide to Bringing Home a Shelter Dog to North Shore Animal League America, up to $250,000 (with a minimum donation of $5,000). Download this free guide today to help support this important cause.
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4 out of 5 stars
By Gillian on 08-08-17

First Few Days--Cesar Millan Style

Cesar Millan's Guide to Bringing Home a Shelter Dog covers the first few days of setting up your relationship with a dog, particularly one brought from a shelter who might have known inconsistency, maybe abuse, you never know.
It's a good guide, but keep in mind it goes by Millan's theory of doing all that you can do to be the alpha dog in the relationship. It promotes the 50-25-25 ratio that he goes by: 50% exercise, 25% discipline, and 25% affection, in that order. It's not about coddling, and always about remembering that your dog is a dog and doesn't care if it's wearing leather or rhinestones. And it's about keeping up the discipline bonding approach with obedience school training for both you and your dog/pup.
If you're looking for a more affection/bond-based approach to living with your new companion, I suggest looking into Jennifer Arnold's works that you can find here on Audible.
And no matter what... remember shelter dogs when you're looking for that special buddy to share your life with!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Richard Freeman on 08-19-17

what if?.?.

what if the dog owner to be is handicapped and cannot do the exercise walks so stromgly reco,mended by cesar? I am 73, have had dogs since i was 26, but have a bad back and knees. M y 11-1/2 year old pair of weimaraners will be leaving me in a while, but I do not wish to be dogless...any suggestions?

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