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Dog behaviourist Nigel Reed reveals the secrets to a happy, well-behaved dog in his revolutionary new book, The Dog Guardian.

Struggling to solve your dog's behavioural problems? Looking to achieve the perfect relationship with your dog? The Dog Guardian is here to help. Dog behaviourist Nigel Reed teaches emotional intelligence for dog owners, leading to confident, happy and well-behaved dogs. Through his many years of experience, Nigel has found that there are four fundamental components for a content and well-behaved dog.

In The Dog Guardian, Nigel explains the philosophy and gives you practical, step-by-step advice. This new and vital information will empower you to address any of your dog's undesirable behaviours, no matter its age, breed or history.

The Dog Guardian has already helped thousands of dogs and their owners address problem behaviours including anxiety, nervousness, aggression, hyperactivity, lead pulling, jumping up and much more. It's easier than you'd think.

©2016 Nigel Reed (P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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Fantastic and very useful

I've listened to the audio of this book twice now and I don't think I'll get sick of listening to it.Very insightful and helpful. I also had the pleasure of meeting Nigel for a behavioural consultation last week. Having listened to The dog guardian first, I had a better understanding and had a chance to put some of the teachings into practice prior. Which was great!!
I Highly recommend!!

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Amazing

Fantastic tools to help you and your dog. Well with a read/listen, and I guarantee that this book will change your relationship with your pooch!

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Should be taught in schools

Eye-opening. It's not that I'm observing anything new, it's stuff I've seen every day in my long lifetime with dogs, yet I simply didn't realise what it all meant. Transformed my relationship with my dog and also, amazingly, explained the behaviour of my husband and kids(!)

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Excellent

Understanding what the dogs thought processes are makes a massive difference to training the dog.

I have a rescue Staffordshire Bull Terrier, who is very well behaved in the house until a visitor arrives. He also has issues when we’re out and meet strangers and other dogs.

This audiobook has helped me immensely in understanding my dog and enables me to deal with his emotional status when we are in these situations. I am now very hopeful that I will soon have a well balanced dog who is no longer fearful of situations by building my trust and leadership for him.

Thank you!

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This is the best most informative dog book ever.

If only i had read this sooner. Clear and precise instructions. I now have a better understanding of my beautiful English Pointer.. Thank you so much Nigel

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amazing!

this book makes you understand your dog in a new way. i am bonding with my dogs like never before.

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Excellent book

very informative book, I think it makes you look at yourself and your pet in a different way

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Just use this book

You will not need any others to help you in your quest to have a happy and healthy furry family ❤️

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It works! Best advice on how to guide your dog

Nigel's way just works. We've consulted many dog behaviourists and never got better, clearer advice than from Nigel. The book is excellent, concise, clear and to the point. Easy to listen to and even easier to implement, and it works. Within hours of implementing the learnings our dog started to get it (or was it us who got it?), and months later he/we still do!
Thank you so much, your teachings have made our interaction with our Whippet's so much more pleasant : )

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Loved this book- a must for struggling dog owners

I have a one year old cocker spaniel who I totally love but find a challenge in a number of areas. I've followed lots of the other well known dog trainers on YouTube etc and found their tips useful, have had 1-1 training with some local trainers which again has been helpful but finding Nigel's book has been a game changer for me.
It's the first trainer I've followed where his whole approach relates to looking to the CAUSE of your dog's behaviour - why is she barking out the back, why is she chewing her blanket, why is she jumping on the couch! - as opposed to providing techniques (distracting, re-directing) which just address the symptoms - the barking, chewing, jumping - of the underlying issue.
All the time the focus is on teaching your dog that you are their guardian and responsible for them.

I am reading the book for the second time as I try to put Nigel's advice into practice........it's only been two weeks but already I can see progress and feel like I really have a proper approach and plan now to help my dog to be its best and happiest self....... and if she's happy, I will be happy!
I have sent this book to 5 or 6 of my friends as I really feel it is such a help and I know I'll keep referring to it and Nigel's website.
Love the way it provides specific real life case studies also - clients of Nigels who were struggling with their dogs.
It's only 6 hours long and packs in so much sound, solid advice in this timeframe.

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Great Book!

Great Book, 5 Golden Rule works! Simple and easy to understand. I can listen to this book over and over, like the book is in my head.