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I think that 'Cesar's Way' is a very reliable source for rehabilitating dogs.
At first, I thought some parts of the text were irrelevant (because I wanted a quick fix) but as I read and applied his methods I came to understand that they are as important as the tips. The personal stories portray the situation first, allowing the reader to relate in some way, then Millan explains why the dog is acting a certain way. He tells you how to identify the problem, consider your options of dealing with it and then how to apply it depending on your situation.
The emphasis is on how much time the human is willing to put in and when humans choose to live with dogs there is a commitment beyond the animal being a pet. The owner has to understand how their behaviour is affecting their dogs and act accordingly.
The one negative point is that it might seem repetitive but I believe that this is only if the owner has not grasped the important concept of the message Millan wants us to understand. Once I realised how important his message was, I realised why he had to continue 'drilling it in' to my concious and subconcious mind because I think that change is a scary thing for most people to deal with.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and continue to make references to it when I am met with a behaviour I don't understand or one that I need more reinforcement in.
In my opinion, this book shows how much the owner needs to change first before the dog can.