My Smart Puppy (TM)

Fun, Effective, and Easy Puppy Training


By Brian Kilcommons

By Sarah Wilson

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$35.00 CAD



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  2. ebook $9.99 $12.99 CAD

This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around October 16, 2006. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

America’s most beloved dog trainers are back with brand-new training techniques in the definitive guide to raising a happy, obedient puppy.

Raising a happy, well-adjusted puppy is much like raising a child — owners have to listen to what their puppy’s behavior is trying to tell them. And it’s far simpler than people think.With the intuitive and step-by-step methods included in this invaluable book from experts Brian Kilcommons and Sarah Wilson, including tips on how to deal with every kind of personality, puppies can be trained quickly and painlessly.With humor, time-tested advice, and an arsenal of tricks, My Smart Puppy teaches new dog owners everything they need to know to raise a healthy, happy, and well-adjusted dog.


On Sale
Oct 16, 2006
Page Count
352 pages

Brian Kilcommons

About the Author

In his multifaceted career spanning almost thirty years, Brian has witnessed & addressed a myriad of human/animal relationships – from the tragic to the sublime, from the dramatic to the frivolous. His knowledge, insight and, some say almost mystical empathy with animals, has enlightened pet owners & enthusiasts around the world.


Brian Kilcommons has proven to be an articulate spokesman in the fields of animal behavior & training.  His high profile, engaging on-stage presence, excellent communication skills & sheer exuberance about all things connected with pets and pet ownership are qualities eagerly sought by the corporate world in the marketing of their pet products and services.  Private clients include famous names such as Harrison Ford, Diana Ross, Ashley Judd, Geoffrey Beene, Morley Safer, Marvin Hamlisch, Linda Dano, Elsa Peretti, Diane Sawyer, Carly Simon, Mike Nichols, Scavullo, Candice Bergen, Ralph Lauren, and Patrick Ewing.


Television appearances include: 20/20, CBS This Morning pet expert, Good Morning America, QVC,  HGTV, The Oprah Winfrey Show, A&E “Dogs,” and Today. He has also done investigative reporting features for CBS Morning News, hosted Fox News Channel Pet News, and has been interviewed in many publications including: Time, the New York Times, Redbook, Town & Country, Atlanta Constitution Journal, People, Miami Herald, Toronto Star, Boston Globe, USAToday, San Francisco Chronicle, and Parade Magazine.  


Kilcommon’s current project is The Great Pets Resort, a Board & Train facility in a realistic home environment where dogs receive individual attention from Brian, his hand-selected network of canine professionals, and in-house staff.

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