What your Dog Wants

Author – Karen Wild

what your dog wants

Available from Amazon

Unlike other dog-care books, What Your Dog Wants focuses on you, the owner, rather than the dog, and encourages you to develop the seven key skills that will respond to your dog’s needs. In so doing, it teaches you how to work together as a team, which is equally rewarding for both of you.Each chapter introduces a key skill and shows you how to build on the basics and develop them further. The difficulty level builds throughout each chapter, so you can see your skill base develop.By following the expert guidance in this practical book, you can build on your skills as an owner and learn how to make your dog friendly, happy, healthy and well behaved, making him a pleasure to own.


‘An ideal handbook for every dog owner’ Amazon 5 stars

‘This is a gem of a book – current and relevant. It is packed with all sorts of useful info and lovely glossy photos to illustrate the points clearly’. Amazon 5 stars

‘Karen’s book is easy to understand and very informative. Both new and experienced owners will find this a useful tool and as someone who works with dogs, I have bought an extra copy to lend to some of my clients’ Amazon 5 stars


Karen Wild BA (Hons) Dip App Psy, is a full-time, qualified U.K. dog trainer and behaviour consultant with over 17 years’ experience. She has an honours degree and diploma in Psychology from the University of Nottingham, is a full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors and is an Associate Member of the British Institute of Professional DogTrainers. Karen deals with dog behaviour problems in a family-oriented, practical way based in solid scientific fact. Her experience has ranged from classteaching, obedience, flyball, agility and working trials competition to running a popular dog display team. Karen formed her company Pawprint for behavioural consultations andtraining, and Intellidogs which specialises in online advice in this area.Her passion is to create and rebuild the ‘enjoyment factor’ that can comefrom pet dog ownership Karen’s work with dogs and young people includes her programme to bring more dogs into schools in the UK as well as a heavy focus on children and safety around dogs. She is a regular contributor to Dogs Today Magazine and she is a regular blogger for Dr Ian Dunbar’s revolutionary website, Dog Star Daily.

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Check out Kare’s other book ‘ 21 days to the perfect dog’