If you are thinking of buying a puppy or adopting a rescue dog, if you have a dog that has started biting or fighting, or if you would just like to further your knowledge of dog behaviour and... More > training, Dogs that Bite and Fight provides a complete understanding of why pet dogs become biters and fighters, how to prevent it and how to change the behaviour, including training methods that owners can use with their own pets.
David Ryan was a police dog handler and instructor for twenty-six years. He cut his teeth on dogs that bite and fight, teaching them how to moderate and direct aggression proportionately. He qualified with a Postgraduate Diploma in Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling, and his hands-on up-close manipulation of canine aggression was a useful grounding when he transferred his skills to dealing with pet dogs as one of the UK’s leading canine behaviourists.< Less
David spent twenty-six years as a police dog trainer and ten years as one of the UK’s leading dog behaviour counsellors. He now specialises in consulting on the behaviour of dogs thought to be... More > dangerous. He developed his explanation of Guide and Control as the easiest and most effective method for owners to control their pets and guide them into better behaviours, without confrontation or using aversive methods.
If you are thinking of buying a puppy or adopting a rescue dog, or are having problems with your dog’s behaviour; if your dog isn’t as well-mannered as you would like, or if you would simply like a better rapport, David explains how everyone can and should use the simple principles of Guide & Control to build the best possible relationship with a well-mannered dog.< Less