Author Mel Helmick Lamb’s new book “Standing with the Dog: K9 Psychology in a Nutshell” is a fascinating, science-based discussion of canine behavior.

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Recent release “Standing with the Dog: K9 Psychology in a Nutshell” from Page Publishing author Mel Helmick Lamb is an illuminating resource for anyone seeking to dispel the many erroneous assumptions in the way people interact with dogs. This easy-to-read book offers logical, proven knowledge regarding the most positive and effective ways to teach and communicate with our companions, working partners, and best friends.

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Mel Helmick Lamb, an author, patient advocate, animal behavior specialist, an internationally recognized K9 instructor specializing in service and working dogs of multiple disciplines, has completed her new book “Standing with the Dog: K9 Psychology in a Nutshell”: a compelling argument for science-based training methodology for maximum success in canine behavioral outcomes.
The history of dog and man dates back thousands of years, yet key knowledge of the dog’s innate qualities, characteristics, unique behaviors and skills still elude many who interact with dogs personally, and even professionally. As a result, the dog, “Man’s Best Friend”, has suffered.

In “Standing with the Dog: K9 Psychology in a Nutshell”, dog training expert and advocate Mel Helmick Lamb, shares crucial practical information and insights that will greatly benefit those in the Shelter/Rescue/Animal Cruelty and Neglect industry, and anyone else who loved and interacts with dogs.

In this book, readers will learn keys to quality animal education, including:

  • prerequisites for the handler, canine and training team.
  • history of the domestication, unique drives, and pack structure of the canine.
  • characteristics of the shelter dog and how to care for the abused and neglected dog.
  • problems with current canine breeding practices, and popular spaying and neutering practices, and much more…

Those who love the dog, who are willing to commit their time to making the world of the dog a better place will find a wealth of useful information in these pages. “Standing with the Dog: K9 Psychology in a Nutshell”, will deepen their knowledge and understanding of “man’s best friend” and inspire them to always stand with the dog.
Published by Page Publishing, Mel Helmick Lamb’s engrossing book is a must-read for anyone who lives and works with dogs.
Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Standing with the Dog: K9 Psychology in a Nutshell” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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