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James Akenhead, ED.D.
James Akenhead, ED.D.
Professional Dog Trainer

Books by James Akenhead, ED.D.

Dogs As Family Members
How to Understand, Care For, and Train Your Family's Dog

by James Akenhead, ED.D.


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Dogs As Family Members, How to Understand, Care For, and Train Your Family's Dog

In this book Dr. Akenhead will help you to understand your dog's nature; he tells you how to care for your dog; and he explains how to train your dog in ways that will bring you together. If you:

Wish your dog would respect you, this book tells you how to make it happen
Wonder how to build a solid foundation for your dog's behavior, it's here
Are thinking about doing the training yourself, this book will tell you how
Want to give your dog the best all around care, it's in here
Need a trainer, this book will tell you how to find one that's right for you
Need to know what rules to set in your house, they are here

About the Author

For over 60 years, Jim has owned and trained many kinds of dogs. He and his wife, Dr. Charlene Akenhead, have bred and trained Shepherds and Malamutes. Since 1995, Jim operated Signature K-9 Training & Behavior LLC in northeastern Ohio. He offered a variety of group classes including those for reactive dogs. For many, Signature K-9 became a last resort for difficult dogs. Since 2018 Jim has lived in Virginia. His website is:
Jim has 5 earned degrees, including a Doctorate in Research and Education and a Masters Degree in Counseling. He is certified as a trainer and behavior consultant by four organizations. He is listed in 7 Who's Who anthologies on leadership and has been recognized by Bowling Green University in Ohio as a Distinguished Alumni. In his local community, he was honored, along with his wife, Charlene, as Business Professional Persons of the Year. He has presented at national conferences for canine courses at universities and for other interested groups.
Jim is the author of 5 other books. He is a member of the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers and the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. He served two terms on the Board of Directors of each. He has been the director of the National K-9 Trainers Association with members in 50 states and 30 countries. He is also a professional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.

Click here to view the Signature K-9 Dog Training website

Click here to view James Akenhead's other books

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Dogs As Family Members
How to Understand, Care For, and Train Your Family's Dog

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Worldwide release: November 2018

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