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Alexandra Santos

Biography

Alexandra Santos is a professional canine behavior consultant and trainer, with formal education through The Animal Care College in the U.K. where she graduated with honors for the Diploma of Advanced Canine Psychology, and through The Companion Animal Sciences Institute where she graduated with distinction for the Diploma of Advanced Dog Training.

She is the author of the books “Puppy Problems”, “Puppy Training: How to housetrain your puppy effectively”, “O meu cão e eu”, “Cão educado, dono feliz” (published in Portugal), and has also authored and co-authored several articles for the Journal of Applied Companion Animal Behavior and the International Institute for Applied Companion Animal Behavior.

Alexandra lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal, as a guest professor at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias and provides individual coaching for dogs and their people. She has been a presenter at several seminars in Portugal and Brazil on positive reinforcement-based training and regularly presents webinars for the Pet Professional Guild.


Books by Alexandra Santos

How To Leash Train Your Dog And Enjoy Walking Him - Book cover

Enjoy Leash Training Your Dog – Pick the Method That Suits You Best. This straight-talking how-to guide for dog owners explains four different ways of leash training a dog, so the training process is easy and the walks enjoyable. Sample training programs are also provided. It is written for owners of large, medium, small-sized and tiny dogs, who want to teach them the dog-friendly way of walking without pulling on the leash.

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Puppy Training - Book cover

House soiling can be a huge challenge to deal with, and many owners feel at a total loss as to how to housetrain their puppies. After trying different approaches or making many common mistakes, patience starts running thin and despair often sets in. I love to offer solutions, and worked very hard to ensure this book is packed with lots of practical ones. My main priority, in writing it, was to make sure it's useful, simplistic and to the point.

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Non Fiction > Pets & Animals