In these witty and entertaining stories about misbehaving dog's, John C. Wright, Ph.l) one of the country's top behaviorists -and probably the only one who's been making house calls for l6 years -- takes you with him on his rounds to show how he helps beleaguered dog-lovers come to terms with their misbehaving pets. Dr. Wright has used his intimate knowledge of animal psychology to solve behavior problems ranging from the serious to the downright funny. A great storyteller, Dr. Wright shares hilarious and insightful first-person anecdotes to help clients understand and appreciate why their dogs act the way they do and to solve sonic unusually knotty problems -- and, of course, to keep Fido out of trouble in the future!
With the skill of a seasoned mystery writer, Dr. Wright gets to know the families and their lifestyles first, even the layout of their homes, before analyzing all the vexing doggy clues. He sheds expert light on topics such as coping with puppies and new dogs, right and wrong ways to discipline a pet, and specifically canine behavioral problems like aggression, having "accidents, " phobias, and more.