Brian Ricks has a PhD in Educational Leadership and has spent the last 11 years working with high school aged youth. He has applied those research skills to understand the ins and outs of training dogs.
He and his wife, Jessica, have five children with a sixth on the way. His family enjoys being outside for hunting, camping, hiking, and about anything else that can be done under the blue sky.
This volume details how to train any dog the important basic obedience commands like Sit, Stay, Come, and Heel. It also explains the basic pattern for training dogs so that you can create your own commands for those tricks or behaviors that you will not find in any training manual.