The Supposedly Enlightened Person’s Guide to Raising a Dog
About the book
Kac Young never imagined that, after a lifetime as a ‘cat person,’ she would fall in love with, and adopt, a tiny rescue dog called Talulah.
Kac loved other people’s dogs, but “I never had time, and they smell funny, lick off your makeup, and pee on your new shoes.” All that changed when she met Talulah, and just had to take her back to her home in the Californian forest, that she shared with her partner and six cats.
Soon after Talulah took up residence, Truffle was also adopted by Kac, and this book is the fascinating story of Kac’s progression from slightly shell-shocked beginner to savvy, adoring dog guardian.
Right from the start, Kac consulted behaviourist Lisa Tenzin-Dolma on all things dog-related, and Lisa’s observations and wise guidance on a wide range of subjects follow Kac’s accounts, providing vital insight about the best way to go about building a loving, trusting relationship between you and your dog.
Entertaining and informative, this book will appeal to new and seasoned dog guardians alike.
The Supposedly Enlightened Person’s Guide to Raising a Dog by Lisa Tenzin-Dolma
- A first-time adopter learns how to raise a rescue dog
- Lisa’s behaviour guidance follows Kac’s entertaining stories
- Introducing and adopting a second dog
- Useful information on dog behaviour
- Guidance on basic dog training
- Guidance on helping your dog overcome fear and other issues
- What to look for when choosing a boarding facility
- What to look for when choosing a groomer
- Dogs and cats can live together harmoniously
- In sickness and in health. Helping your dog through troubled times
NOTES TO EDITORS
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Kac Young has been a producer, writer and director in the Hollywood television industry for over 25 years, and has earned a PhD in Natural Health and a Doctorate in Naturopathy. She is the author of 12 books.
Kac is also a licensed Religious Science Minister, a Certified Archetypal Therapist and Counselor; a Certified Meditation Teacher; a Career Coach for aspiring actors and directors, and a former pilot of private airplanes. She is currently working on a black belt in Aikido and is a certified Medical QiGong instructor. Of Irish descent, she also knows how to spin a yarn.
Kac is active on behalf of animal rights and fostering and preserving women's rights.
Lisa is the founder and principal of The International School for Canine Psychology & Behaviour, which provides courses to students all around the world who wish to work professionally with dogs. She is the founder of the Dog Welfare Alliance, a non-profit organisation which brings together members of the public and dog professionals, and supports rescue organisations across the globe. She is also co-chair of The Association of INTO Dogs, an organisation for behaviourists who use modern scientific methods. Lisa has fostered and adopted many rescue dogs, and she is passionate about dog welfare.
Lisa is the author of 32 published books, including four previous books about dog psychology and behaviour, including Charlie – The Dog Who Came in from the Wild, also published by Hubble & Hattie. She is a consultant for the media on dog-related issues.
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