adbl_ms_membershipImage_includedwith_altText_B076FLV3HT
adbl_ms_membershipImage_includedwith_altText_B076FLV3HT

1 audiobook of your choice.
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
$14.95 a month after 30 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy for $25.09

Buy for $25.09

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

The celebrity dog trainer and Emmy-winning star of the CBS show Lucky Dog shares his training system to transform any dog - from spoiled purebred puppy to shelter-shocked rescue - into a model companion in just seven days.

Each week on Lucky Dog, Brandon McMillan rescues an untrained, unwanted, "unadoptable" shelter dog. In the days that follow, the dog undergoes a miraculous transformation as it learns to trust McMillan, master his 7 Common Commands, and overcome its behavior problems - ultimately becoming a well-mannered pet or even a service dog. With his labor of love complete, McMillan unites each dog with a forever family. Now, in his first book, McMillan shares the knowledge he has gained working with thousands of dogs of every breed and personality to help listeners turn their own pets into well-trained Lucky Dog graduates.

Lucky Dog Lessons begins with the basics - building trust, establishing focus and control, and mastering training techniques. From there McMillan explains his playful, careful, and kind approach to training the 7 Common Commands he teaches every dog: sit, stay, down, come, off, heel, and no. Next McMillan provides solutions to common canine behavior problems, including house training issues, door dashing, chewing, barking, and mealtime misbehaviors. Lucky Dog Lessons includes easy-to-follow steps, illustrative examples, and tried-and-true tips and tricks to demonstrate each technique. Throughout the book McMillan shares inspiring stories about his favorite students and gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the show and some of his most unique and challenging canine encounters, including some never-before-heard outtakes.

Brandon McMillan believes that no dog is beyond saving, and the loving, positive, successful methods he offers will work wonders with even the most challenging dog. Create the happy pet family you want with Lucky Dog Lessons.

©2016 Animal Expert LLC (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

More from the same

What listeners say about Lucky Dog Lessons

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    194
  • 4 Stars
    37
  • 3 Stars
    9
  • 2 Stars
    3
  • 1 Stars
    3
Performance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    177
  • 4 Stars
    30
  • 3 Stars
    8
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    2
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    177
  • 4 Stars
    28
  • 3 Stars
    6
  • 2 Stars
    5
  • 1 Stars
    2

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Best book a must read or hear

The best book whether your dog is a rescue, old young you think you know it all or every dog owner should listen to this book.
He touches on so many things that really help humans understand our dogs in a way I haven’t heard before. These ideas will improve your life your dogs life and make your life together more rewarding. If you have any behavioral issues this is a definite must

and our dogs have a better life. This guy is wonderful I wish there were more people like him.

6 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Great guide for dog owners

I am anxiously waiting for part two. It is perfect for those who have no clue where to start.

4 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Great read for any (prospective) dog owner!

Excellent easy read for learning how to teach your beloved pet! Much easier than many other methods, and has great examples that help clarify the point of each lesson.

3 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Comprehensive/concise!

Great book. Brandon covers a broad range of training topics in a very concise manner. additionally, He offers a variety of easy to implement instructions. He explains your dogs perspective to expand your understanding of why these methods work. Best of all he keeps it entertaining with experiential stories.

3 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Great tips for helping to train dogs.

My puppy is so well behaved since I started using the tips and tricks Brandon talks about. I think they have even rubbed off on my mom's wild dog.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

amazing training

realistic easy to follow training guide for all levels of trained animals for all types of home situations

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

A great training tool for dog people.

This audio book was a wealth of information for helping me with my goldens. Excellent job Brandon!

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Excellent, knowledgeable, and enjoyable book!

This author has the exact same goals, beliefs and passions about dogs as I do so this was such an enjoyable book to read!

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Awesome

Loved the stories with the guidance Brandon is great n truly cares 4 all animals

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Great book -

I enjoy his tv show, appreciate the way he treats his dogs. This book interspersed the author with a narrator well

1 person found this helpful

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    1 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for C THOMAS
  • C THOMAS
  • 09-30-20

More of a story book about Rescue dogs

While I appreciate he is trying to emphasise that rescue dogs can be trained etc the first few chapters offer very little in terms of dog training.
The audiobook is poor as you have no written list of chapters you can skip to, just states chapter 1, 2 3 etc. Be useful if you can just skip the story telling and get to business

1 person found this helpful

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Victoria L.
  • Victoria L.
  • 10-08-20

A must read for any dog owner

I listened to this book before getting my first dog by myself. It is a must read for anyone who is looking to get a dog.