How to Raise the Perfect Dog - Cesar Millan & Melissa Jo Peltier

How to Raise the Perfect Dog

By Cesar Millan & Melissa Jo Peltier

  • Release Date: 2009-10-06
  • Genre: Pets
  • Book: How to Raise the Perfect Dog
How to Raise the Perfect Dog book review score

4 Score: 4 (From 248 Ratings)

How to Raise the Perfect Dog Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars

How to Raise the Perfect Dog is a great book. Our editors rated it with a top 5 stars.

User reviews about the book

  • 10/10

    5
    By Wiscoq698kathy14
    This book was incredibly helpful and descriptive. I pick up my cavalier puppy in 9 days. How to Raise the Perfect Dog, along with one other breed-specific book, have prepared me for the long journey ahead. Cesar's methods are of positive reinforcement and patience. I absolutely recommend this book to anyone planning on or considering getting a puppy. Thank you Cesar!
  • I Use Cesar's Methods !

    5
    By Rockabye0
    Cesar's methods do work and I have fixed many problem dogs with his methods. I have learned a lot from him I never could have accomplished without him. I Thank Cesar for helping me learn how to better communicate properly with my dogs and others, and for the many dogs he himself has rehabilitated! He is blessed with a wonderful gift, he is a very heartwarming person of hope.
  • Perfect Puppy

    5
    By Dublin's Ma
    This book clearly serves its purpose and clearly explains how to raise the perfect puppy. No ticks or gimmicks, just clear outlines of the necessary work of raising a new member of the family. Cornet jokes and written in plain language make this book an easy read. I wish every dog owner was required to read this book before they were allowed to adopt a dog!
  • Really?

    4
    By PobreJuan
    I read this book and no where did I find Cesar advocating torture of dogs. People love to overreact. I can see many positive things from both sides. Positive training is great. But it also has it's flaws. It is unrealistic and impractical at times. It's people who love to jump on bandwagons and try to make themselves fell superior because they know more than the rest of us. Chill out and leave Cesar alone. He has done so many good things for animals.
  • My puppy bible

    5
    By GA5 - parent
    I enjoyed and learned so much from this book. It really opened my eyes to think I about what my dog needs from me, not what I need from my dog. So in that regard, Cesar is the JFK of doggy diplomacy. Everyone with a dog should read this book!
  • Lacking

    3
    By Go2ground
    Was excited about founding out how to deal with our new puppy. Read the whole book and never learned any methods. Just talks about how you want the dog to behave, never how to achieve it. For example, puppy needs potty training, has an accident in the process, and this book never tells you what to do. Just that you don't want it to happen. Very disappointing.
  • Great insight!

    5
    By jacardozo76
    I am first time dog owner and this book has provided a vast amount of knowledge, furthermore it would be a resource guide on how to raise my Jack Russell Terrier.
  • Great Book

    5
    By COOLEST Singers
    Super useful and interesting !!
  • Muy bueno

    5
    By Ange123455
    Es una muy buena guía para aprender a educar a tus cachorros!
  • Outstanding

    5
    By Brama Bull
    I have seen his show the Dog Whisperer on several occasions and have enjoyed watching the transformations of the dogs he works with. After 10 wonderful years of being with my dog Roxy, a rescue and losing her a few months back; I decided to raise a puppy to join my family & to fill the void of that extra heartbeat in the home. I decided on a yellow lab and although I was a little reticent about the breed I went ahead with my decision. Knowing of his work and learning of this book I purchased it immediately prior to our pup coming home. It has been a wonderful read, with anecdotal information, insights to the physiology & psychology of the species, & the reinforcing characteristics of being the Pack Leader. I am now looking forward to our pup coming home with much anticipation to begin laying the foundation for a calm submissive dog that will be balanced in our environment. This book has inspired me and I will highly recommend it to anyone looking to raise a puppy

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