Lee & Deb Daly and the M&M's
Midas & Micro
Hi Daniel, Wanted you to know how very happy we are with our purchase of Secrets to Dog Training. With the price of fuel continuing to rise, it is more important now than ever before for a well trained pulling team for our family sled. Your book allowed us to do what others thought impossible (see picture)! We now have a very fuel efficient, two-dogpower engine for our truck!
All kidding aside, We have been most happy with the results of your books. As my wife continues to spoil our two little treasures, I continue to use the techniques illustrated in your book keep them under control and make well mannered little citizens out of them. First, of course, came the house training task. I found your book invaluable for this most important task. 100% success but not without effort! Being watchful and persistent, as illustrated in the House Training Methods and Tricks section of Secrets to Dog Training, was really the key but the tips and tricks you shared made the task quicker, easier and more tolerable. Then came the basic commands which we found, as you suggested, are critical! I used your book as a bible here and, little by little, our babies are responding to all our commands. We're still not confident to walk them without a leash but I do believe that there will come a day that we will be comfortable with that. Persistence and patience once again! But the biggest task and accomplishment of all was in the establishment of the pecking order of our pack (family). I have become the Alpha Dog and I must admit that educating my wife to this concept was a much bigger challenge than educating King Midas and Sir Micro.
She thought that this was the meanest, cruelest thing I have done to the boys since my use of the infamous crate during housebreaking. My salvation was in finally convincing her (forcing her actually) to read the sections of your book pertaining to these concepts. Once she got through that, she became so enthralled that she couldn't put the book down until she finished it. Now we are a team in our training efforts and the results are amazing. Of course, I have maintained my position as Alpha Dog but she is now Second in Command.
Thank you so much for your book. All our efforts previous to it were in vain with very little success. Our little guys are still babies (10 months old and 15 months old) and we realize that training is an ongoing and long term process, but we already have two little guys that we are very proud of. Just like well behaved children, they are a joy to be around and a pleasure to show off to friends and strangers alike.
Although we both have read your book and supplements from cover to cover, we now use them as an excellent reference as new problems and challenges appear.
Keep up the great work.
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