|Ages and Stages, Needs at Each Stage
|Puppy Raising, Puppy Praising
|Goals for Puppyhood
|Expectations for Puppyhood
|The Role of Leadership for Your Puppy
|Your Puppy's Needs
|Basic Puppy Manners
|The Name Game! Socialize Your Puppy to Her New Name
|Bringing Home Puppy
|Tethering or "Posting"
|Why Use the Crate?
|The Housebreaking Cycle
|In Equals Out!
|Preventing Food Aggression
|Motor Mouthing Monsters
|Why Do Nipping and Mouthing Happen?
|Goals for Adolescent Dogs
|Expectations for Adolescent Dogs
|The Role of Leadership for Adolescent Dogs
|Your Adolescent Dog's Needs
|There is No "I" in "T-E-A-M"
|Your Dog's Perspective
|Goals for Adult Dogs
|Expectations for Adult Dogs
|Your Adult Dog's Needs
|Goals for Geriatric Dogs
|Expectations for Geriatric Dogs
|The Role of Leadership for Geriatric Dogs
|Your Geriatric Dog's Needs
|Establishing a Leadership Protocol
|Leaders Are Consistent in Their Rules of the Role
|Little Things Mean a Lot!
|The Secret Leadership Role of the Walk
|Socializing: Learning from Human Leaders
|How Do Our Dogs Learn from Us?
|Keeping the Crate a Happy Place
|Acclimation to Movement
|Don't Overdo Noises
|Teaching Dogs to Share
|Removing Objects and Toys from Your Dog
|Styles-Gizmos, Treats, and Clicks
|Avoiding Common Training Pitfalls
|Creating Good Training Habits
|Teaching the Obedience Command Language
|Creating Good Boundaries-the Corrective NO
|Test the HEEL Command
|Test the SIT Command
|The Release Command BREAK
|Test the DOWN Command
|Position Holding (STAY)
|Test Position Holding
|Ten-Week Training Recipe
|Developing Life Skills
|Practicing and Reinforcing Obedience Commands
|Applications of DOWN
|Applications of HEEL
|Applications of SIT
|Creative Daily Applications
|WAIT (or STAY), OFF, and LEAVE IT
|More Good Application Exercises
|Dinnertime Manners-No Begging!
|Greeting Manners-No Jumping!
|Walking Manners-No Pulling!
|Four Types of Walking
|Riding in Cars with Dogs
|Respect for Humans-No Biting!
|No Bossy Barking!
|Vet Visits-Be Polite!
|Meeting Dogs-No Fighting!
|Living Harmoniously with Your Dog
|Advanced Tethering or "Posting"
|Balancing Essential Needs
|Your Dog's Daily Balance
|Your Life's Balance
|Daycare for the Working Family Dog
|Your Common Balance
|Behavior Problem Solving
|What Are Behavior Problems?
|Root Causes of Behavior Problems
|Behavior Modification Skills and Tools
|The Role of Socialization in Behavior Modification
|Behavior Modification Plans
|Avoiding and Changing Nuisance Behaviors
|Stealing, Counter Surfing, and Garbage Stealing
|Coprophagia (Stool Eating)
|Chewing and Digging
|Aggression Towards People
|Having a Good Time with Your Good Dog
|Toys, Games, and Leisure Activities
|Unhealthy or Non-Therapeutic Toys
|Being a Doggie Lifeguard
|Advanced Activities and Tricks
|About the Authors