Have you noticed one size does not fit all? I’ll always recommend the best fit for YOUR dog. If you are unsure which direction to go, certainly give me a call or text or email anytime. But if you want to research it yourself, check out this page of Book and DVD comparison options.

“Puppy Handbook” ($19.95)

PUPPY HANDBOOK

Is the Right Book for You…

If you are somewhat familiar with Amiable’s training approach and want the puppy training MASTER PLAN covering a step-by-step, week-by-week training program (as outlined in our group classes) with photos and supplemental material. Topics include housebreaking, manners, care, commands, and leash walking.

It May Not Be Right for You…

If you are entirely unfamiliar with Amiable Dog Training’s puppy training approach.

“Basic Handbook” ($29.95)

BASIC HANDBOOK

Is the Right Book for You…

If you are somewhat familiar with Amiable’s training approach and want the basic training “bible” covering a step-by-step, week-by-week training program (as outlined in group classes) with photos and supplemental material. Topics include perfecting leash walking, commands, problem solving, and off-leash control.

It May Not Be Right for You…

If you don’t have the Basic DVD and are entirely unfamiliar with Amiable Dog Training’s training approach.

“Basics DVD by Amy Ammen” ($24.95)

BASICS DVD BY AMY AMMEN

Is Right for You…

If your dog tunes you out, acts hyper, runs away, has phobias, misbehaves in the house, or behaves only when he wants to.

In this 50 minute DVD, you’ll learn methods to help you never again feel powerless (and instantly relieve your dog’s stress and confusion). See how to train dogs of all ages and backgrounds. Topics cover maintaining control in the most challenging situations, behavior around guests at the door and house manners.


Recommended as a companion to the Basic Handbook, Training In No Time, and Happy Healthy Pet Dog Training.

“Novice Competition DVD” ($24.95)

NOVICE COMPETITION DVD

Is Right for You…

If you want to compete in obedience trials, build confidence in the show environment, and train your novice dog to earn a CD (Companion Dog) title.

This proven, step-by-step, motivation-heavy, food-free program will capture your dog’s attention and teach solid response to heel, stand, stay, sit, down, front and finish. Keep your dog motivated without using food lures and to stay focused even around distractions.


Training the Novice Dog. Earning a CD title.

 

“Open Competition DVD” ($24.95)

OPEN COMPETITION DVD

Is Right for You…

If you want a reliable, happy dog and simple, direct method for earning a CDX title.

Attain instant off-leash precision, regardless of conditions. Avoid training blunders that needlessly lower scores and cause failures. Teach retrieving without food lures. Learn how motivate and build riveted attention while simultaneously introducing and perfecting drop on recall, jumping, retrieving, and out-of-sight stays.


Training the Open Dog. Earning a CDX title.

 

DUAL RING DOG

Is the Right Book for You…

If you’re training for obedience competition, want to learn AKC regulations, and train for reliable, energetic performances without the use of food.

It May Not Be Right for You…

If you’re looking for how to house break your dog.

HAPPY HEALTHY DOG TRAINING

Is the Right Book for You…

If you want a comprehensive plan for thorough training, off-leash control, and household problem-solving.

It May Not Be Right for You…

If you want to read about physical canine health issues.

TRAINING IN NO TIME

Is the Right Book for You…

If you relate to concise, illustrative stories and examples that are used to discuss care, obedience training, problem solving, and dog psychology.

It May Not Be Right for You…

If you want a dry, point-by-point training manual.

EVERYTHING DOG BOOK

Is the Right Book for You…

If you want a go-to guide for breed information, care, training, and health for dogs of all ages.

It May Not Be Right for You…

If you prefer a straight training guide with lots of photos.

EVERYTHING PUPPY BOOK

Is the Right Book for You…

If you want a go-to text for breed information, care, training, and health geared specifically for puppies.

It May Not Be Right for You…

If you want a comprehensive guide to training puppies.

HIP IDEAS FOR HYPER DOGS

Is the Right Book for You…

If you need a book covering care, handling, exercise, and training for dogs of all temperaments, ages, sizes and backgrounds. Once you read a few of the examples and stories, it’s impossible to put down this text.

It May Not Be Right for You…

If you want a book with a pretty cover (I had nothing to do with it, but they don’t get much uglier than this!)

Amy Ammen is the author of six books, two handbooks and three DVDs.

Books

  • Dual Ring Dog ($26.99)
    Successful Training for Both Conformation and Obedience Competition
  • Hip Ideas for Hyper Dogs ($16.99)
    Channel your dog’s energy and turn her into a cool, calm, and collected companion
  • Training in No Time ($14.95)
    Recommended as a companion to the Amiable Dog Training Basics with Amy Ammen DVD, and Basic Handbook
  • Dog Training: Guide to a Happy, Healthy Pet ($14.95)
    Recommended as a companion to the Amiable Dog Training Basics with Amy Ammen DVD, and Basic Handbook
  • Everything Dog Book ($14.95)
    Recommended as a companion to the Amiable Dog Training Basics with Amy Ammen DVD
  • Everything Puppy Book ($14.95)
    Recommended as a companion to the Puppy Handbook
  • Puppy Handbook ($19.95)
    Six-week master plan for Amiable Dog Training Puppy class
  • Basic Handbook ($29.95)
    Ten-week master plan for the Amiable Dog Training Basic class

DVDs

  • Basics DVD with Amy Ammen ($24.95)
    Teaching manners, commands, off leash control and boundary training to your household canine companion
  • Novice Competition DVD with Amy Ammen ($24.95)
    Training the Novice Dog, earning a CD title
  • Open Competition DVD with Amy Ammen ($24.95)
    Training the Open Dog, earning a CDX title

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