Bill also writes about being the first to train actors to work with animals on stage, his love for mutts over purebreds, as well as the four-acre animal retirement compound where he lives. , we discover just exactly how this very special Border Collie achieved the seemingly impossible.
Chaser’s guardian and trainer, retired psychologist John Pilley, taught his brilliant dog a record-busting vocabulary of 1,000 words. Pilley’s training methods can be effectively put to use by any dog-lovers looking to unlock their dog’s potential.
The stories in range from hilarious to heartrending—but the endings are always happy.
Most of the pilots will tell you that when these dogs board the plane, they know they are being rescued.
They are the lucky ones because waiting for them on the ground, hundreds of miles away, is a second chance at a happy life with a loving family.
The deep inspiration and humanitarianism that is depicted throughout this brilliant book will have you looking at your dog in a totally different way, while at the same time realizing what it means to be a truly enlightened human being. Mc Greevy, award-winning researcher, animal behaviorist, veterinarian and author of five previous books, shares the techniques he uses with his own dogs (pictured on the cover) and helps readers understand the challenges and confusions dogs face living in the modern world.Articulating the questions that many people have about all things canine-related but are afraid to ask, this book reassures, informs, and always amuses.Anyone who loves dogs, lives on the Monterey Peninsula, has ever tangled with the civil service, or has learned/taught a foreign language will love this book!(Informational) Imagine being able to ask your poodle, "Who's at the door?" and having her respond, "It's Katy." Or asking your golden retriever, "Do you want a treat?