What the experts are saying about Puppy Savvy:
“This is a fast, funny, and thorough guide for new puppy owners. The Magic Wand section contains a series of life-saving solutions to common behavior problems, with advice for whatever amount of effort an owner has time and motivation for, whether “Quick Fix,” “Make it Stick,” or “Extra Slick” training. This is the one training book I wish could go home with every new shelter adoption.”
Sue Sternberg, Author of Successful Dog Adoption, creator of the Dog Park Assistant iPhone app and GreatDogProductions.com
“This is the book we have all been waiting for! Clear, concise and complete, Puppy Savvy is packed with effective techniques anyone can master, all delivered with wit and encouragement. Puppy Savvy is the best training guide I have read, and the one I recommend to all my clients.”
Susanne Hughes, DVM
Snow Hill Whippets
“Puppy Savvy by Barbara Shumannfang should be the new bible for every new puppy parent. Shumannfang is both a gifted dog trainer and writer. Her humorous and empathetic style offers a breath of fresh air to the genre of dog training books. This will now be my go-to reading recommendation for my puppy and young dog clients.”
Virginia Hoffmann CPDT-KA, CDBC
Dog Training and Behavior Consultant
“From housetraining to puppy mouthing to chewing, Shumannfang provides common sense solutions and suggestions for handling a wide range of puppy issues using modern, reward based methods. You will find super fun daily Life Lesson games that not only lead to better puppy behavior, but also set training foundations that can keep your puppy safe throughout his or her life. Every puppy parent needs to get Puppy Savvy!”
Jenn Merritt, CPDT-KA, Certified Tellington TTouch Practitioner
“It feels great to know that I can send Puppy Savvy home with clients and feel confident that they have a reliable, engaging reference guide for raising their dogs to be both good family members and members of the community. Kudos to Barbara Shumannfang for creating such an amazing resource for veterinarians!”
Alison Klaitman, DVM
I am super excited to announce my new book Puppy Savvy: The Pocket Guide to Raising Your Dog without Going Bonkers. Check out the table of contents by clicking on the cover and choosing Preview.
There are special tips for bold and bashful puppies, too. Puppies have their own individual personalities, and that should affect your training choices during socialization field trips or just around the house. It will make everything go so much more smoothly.
Most of all, I just want to empower you, dear puppy owners, to survive the endless peeing and biting.
These downloadable goodies correspond with more detailed instructions you’ll find in Puppy Savvy. Just click on the little picture and print!