The Official Ahimsa Dog Training Manual: A Practical, Force-Free Guide to Problem Solving and Manners (Paperback)

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Ahimsa \uh-HIM-sah \ n. a Buddhist doctrine of non-violence. Add in a fun, modern, scientific approach and you've got a great way to train your dog Newly updated with information on BAT 2.0 for dog reactivity.

Dog Lovers: Learn to solve and prevent a variety of problems, including barking, fear, puppy socialization, housetraining, aggression, fear, separation anxiety, and pulling on leash.

Pro Trainers: Get more ways to teach skills and solve problems. Save time on write-ups by using this book as an in-home reference for your clients.

Breeders and veterinarians: Send puppies home with this book to start them off on the right paw.


Of the thousands of dog training books out there, it's rare finding one that has something new to say or presents the science of positive training in a unique and meaningful way. Grisha's new book, the Ahimsa Dog Training Manual, does just that. Clear, concise, informative and extremely user-friendly, this book deserves a prominent place on every trainer's bookshelf.
-Paul Owens
Best-selling author of "The Dog Whisperer; A Compassionate, Nonviolent Approach to Dog Training" (Adams Media, 1999) and "The Puppy Whisperer A Compassionate, Nonviolent Guide to Early Training and Care" (Adams Media, 2007)

This is it This is the easy-to-read, concise handbook that every responsible dog owner will want to read. This manual spells out practical, step-by-step training solutions while educating the reader on the science behind the theory. Grisha is the leading authority on Behavior Adjustment Training, and shares her unique method of bringing about change in a positive, force-free, and fear-free environment. This book also shows us a way to teach loose-leash walking that is free from frustration and maps a clear strategy for us to follow.
-Kyra Sundance
Renowned Stunt Dog Performer and author of best seller "101 Dog Tricks"

This book is a great resource for anyone interesting in understanding, or increasing their understanding of low stress, force-free handling and training techniques. Pet owners will find it a useful primer for developing a positive and trusting relationship with their dog. If there's something you want your dog to do, or stop doing there's a good chance this book addresses it.
-Debbie Jacobs CPDT-KA, CAP2
Author of "A Guide To Living With & Training A Fearful Dog"

GREAT resource for puppy buyers It gives the basics for everything a dog needs to learn in easy-to-understand terms.
- Michel Berner

About the Author

Grisha Stewart, MA, CPDT-KA founded Ahimsa Dog Training in Seattle in 2003. Ahimsa has earned many awards, including Best of Western Washington. Grisha is the author of the groundbreaking book, "Behavior Adjustment Training: BAT for Aggression, Frustration, and Fear in Dogs." She is a also popular international animal behavior speaker, dog trainer, and former mathematician with a strong passion for dog training. (Her strong arms are from climbing rocks and playing tug with her dog.)
Product Details
ISBN: 9781478176411
ISBN-10: 1478176415
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: July 2nd, 2012
Pages: 154
Language: English