DireWolf Guardians Philosophy Book
DireWolf Guardians Philosophy
The American Alsatian dog is the first large breed of companion dog in the world!
Lois Schwarz developed this breed as a family companion dog and, from the beginning, established a specific set of temperament traits ideal for modern family life. Quiet, loyal and reserved. Devoted, intelligent and calm. The American Alsatian dog stands for individual ideals and compassionate love for our fellow man.
This unique companion dog requires specific training techniques to unlock each dog’s potential. Dire Wolf Project co-founder, Jennifer Stoeckl, shares the American Alsatian dog breed’s ideal training philosophy. Loaded with beautiful full-page pictures and inspiring stories, this hard-bound, coffee-table edition will promote lively conversation and present your family with a delightful treasure for many years to come.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction: DireWolf Guardians' Goal
Chapter 1: Nature's Lesson
Chapter 2: Freedom Through Discipline
Chapter 3: Predator Behavior
Chapter 4: Two Competing Predators
Chapter 5: A Dog's Native Language
Chapter 6: Canine Instincts
Chapter 7: Pressure vs Counterpressure
Chapter 8: Manners and Respect
Chapter 9: A Balanced Approach
Chapter 10: Teaching Clear Expectations
Chapter 11: Developing a Bonded Connection
Chapter 12: Freedom to Make Mistakes
Chapter 13: Consistency and Repetition
Chapter 14: Inherited Temperament in the Canine
Chapter 15: A Perfect Personality Match
Chapter 16: Large Breed Family Companion Dog
Chapter 17: Companion Dogs as Working Dogs
Chapter 18: What Makes a Great Dog Trainer?
Chapter 19: Tips and Tricks