Head of the Pack

by Christina Potter

Teach your dog to dance, fetch snacks from the fridge, and ask politely before going outside. It’s a whole new bag of tricks from Chester Gigolo!

Determined to spill the family beans once again, Chester reveals more Insider Training secrets for advanced dogs. He’s been studying hard, and this time he’s brought a stack of research to support his lessons in canine psychology. Learn how to correct destructive behavior at a fundamental level, explore the ins-and-outs of dogs’ communication skills, and discover new ways to help your furry friend live a long and happy life.

Naturally, Chester also brings tricks to the table, teaching more than twenty new skills that will make your dog the star of his very own show. Need a pencil fetched or a letter delivered? No problem! Need entertainment for your nephew’s birthday party? Chester has you covered! The sense of accomplishment you and your dog will feel knowing that you put a smile on someone’s face will warm your hearts for years to come.

Written by a professional dog trainer whose dogs have appeared in movies, television, and various other media, Head of the Pack is the next step in your journey of positive reinforcement, canine happiness, and enjoying life to the fullest.


  • Finalist for the 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Animals/Pets.
  • Finalist for the 2018 National Indie Excellence Award for Animals & Pets.

About the Author

Christina Potter

Photo by Taylor “Sherm” Potter, courtesy of ShermanArts Photography.

Christina Potter has been training dogs for over twenty years. She has trained various breeds such as Golden Retrievers, Chinese Cresteds, Berger Picards, and an Afghan Hound. She has spent thousands of hours working with dogs on print ads, websites, motion capture for video games, commercials, and television shows–both live and pre-recorded. She was the main trainer on such feature films as Funny Games, As Good As Dead, and Our Idiot Brother. She has also trained dogs to compete in Rally, Competitive Obedience, Conformation, and Agility.

Her first book, Chester Gigolo: Diary of a Dog Star, received rave reviews. Now she shares tips and advice on dog training, all humorously told from a dog’s perspective, in her Insider Training series of books.

Christina, a federally-certified court interpreter, and her husband Taylor, a commercial airline pilot, currently live in the New York City area. They share their lives with their four dogs: Morgan, Hudson, Chester, and Pepe.

Purchase the Book

Hardcover Paperback


Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-9973020-9-7
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-9995158-0-8
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
108 pages
Published August 29, 2017

Books in the Series

  1. Insider Training
  2. Head of the Pack


Christina Potter’s Amazon Author Page
Chester Gigolo’s Facebook Page


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