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Fetch! and Pounce!

Gary Weitzman

Warwick’s presents
Gary Weitzman
in conversation with Amanda Kowalski & Brian Daugherty

Fetch! and Pounce!

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 6:00pm PDT

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On Wednesday, October 28th at 6:00pm PDT Warwick's will host Gary Weitzman as he discusses his new books, Fetch! a How to Speak Dog Training Guide and Pounce! a How to Speak Cat Training Guide, in conversation with Amanda Kowalski and Brian Daugherty. Gary Weitzman, DVM, MPH, CAWA, is a veterinarian and president of the San Diego Humane Society, former CEO of the Washington Animal Rescue League, and former host of public radio's Animal House. His other books include National Geographic Kids How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language, National Geographic Kids How to Speak Cat: A Guide to Decoding Cat Language, National Geographic Kids Dog Breed Guide, and National Geographic Kids Cat Breed Guide.

About Fetch: Learn tips and tricks to help train your best friend. Whether teaching a puppy the basics - such as "sit," "stand," and "stay" - correcting behavioral problems, or training your pooch to perform more advanced tricks, this comprehensive guide will take you through all the steps to have your canine answering your call in no time. With the help of veterinarian Dr. Gary Weitzman, kids will bond with their pups through structured lessons that showcase easy-to-follow instructions and commands. Additional content introduces readers to Hollywood hounds, dogs on the job, and famous canines through history. This "paws-on" guide is perfect for families who are bringing home their very first puppy, or seasoned dog owners who want to teach their longtime four-legged family member a few new tricks.

About Pounce: Learn all about how to train your favorite feline friend in this fun, interactive guide. Whether you want to train your kitty to walk on a leash or are trying to teach your cat to scratch a scratching post instead of the couch, this comprehensive guide will take you through all the steps you need to know to get started. With the help of veterinarian Dr. Gary Weitzman, kids will learn basic training, corrective training, and tricks they can do with their cats. Fun special features introduce readers to famous trained cats, felines in ancient Egypt, and so much more. This easy-to-use guide is perfect for families who are bringing home a kitten for the first time or just want to teach their longtime feline family member some new tricks.

Amanda Kowalski, MS, CPDT-KA is the Director of Behavior Programs at San Diego Humane Society. Amanda leads a team of animal trainers and caregivers who provide specialized behavior plans for shelter animals, as well as pet behavior support to members of the San Diego Community. She has specialized in behavioral care in shelters for more than 10 years. Amanda holds a master’s degree in Animals and Public Policy from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and serves on the Board of Directors for the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. When she is not working, Amanda loves spending time at the dog beach with her 3-year-old terrier mix, Mozart.

As senior vice president and Chief Philanthropy and Communications Officer, Brian Daugherty oversees the Humane Society's philanthropy, marketing and communications efforts. Brian’s work experience includes notable organizations such as the Baltimore Symphony; the Baltimore Zoo; the University of Baltimore; UC San Diego; and San Diego State University. Brian holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management and leadership from the University of San Diego. He currently lives in San Diego with his wife, Kathleen, their three children and his devoted companions, Sherman the Dorgi (dachshund and corgi mix) and Henry the Harrier.

Fetch! A How to Speak Dog Training Guide Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781426338489
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Please contact store to confirm availability)
Published: National Geographic Kids - August 4th, 2020

Pounce! A How To Speak Cat Training Guide Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781426338465
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Please contact store to confirm availability)
Published: National Geographic Kids - August 4th, 2020