Don't Shoot the Dog!: The New Art of Teaching and Training - by Karen Pryor
"This delightful, clear, and utterly helpful book is for anyone who wants to understand or change the behavior of an animal - whether the animal in question is a barking dog, a nosy neighbour, a hostile cat, or you and your own bad habits." Carol Tavris - Ph. D.
Karen Pryor's clear and entertaining explanation of behavioral training methods made Don't Shoot The Dog! a bestselling classic. This revised edition presents more of her insights into animal - and human - behavior.
Here are the secrets of using positive reinforcement to change behavior in pets, monkeys, kids - even yourself - without yelling, threats, force, punishment, guilt trips... or shooting the dog: