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The Culture Clash


by Jean Donaldson

This is considered the dog owner’s “Bible.” Everything you need to know about positively training a dog the right way is in here. You’ll love the author’s humor, too.

Generations of dogs have been labeled training-lemons for requiring actual motivation when all along they were perfectly normal. Numerous other completely and utterly normal dogs have been branded as canine misfits simply because they grew up to act like dogs. Barking, chewing, sniffing, licking, jumping up and occasionally, (just like people), having arguments, is as normal and natural for dogs as wagging tails and burying bones.

However, all dogs need to be taught how to modify their normal and natural behaviors to adjust to human culture. Sadly, all to often, when the dog's way of life conflicts with human rules and standards, many dogs are discarded and summarily put to death. That's quite the Culture Clash.

When first published in 1997, The Culture Clash received the prestigious Maxwell Award from the Dog Writer's Association of America as the Best Dog Training and Behavior Book of the year. More importantly, this book was one of the first to challenge the dominance myth and punishment based training.


Paperback: 257 pages

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing; Reprint edition (December 7, 2012)

ISBN-10: 1617811122 / ISBN-13: 978-1617811128

Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches

  • Model: BOOK-710
  • 6 Units in Stock

This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 05 October, 2014.