When Bash Dibra was only three years old and fled with his family from
Albania to a refugee camp in Yugoslavia, he made friends with the attack
dogs that guarded the compound. Later, as the family traveled through
Europe, Bash was able to work with master dog trainers, and he continued his
work when he came to the United States. Then came the opportunity to raise
and train a wolf, and through this experience Bash developed his unique
methods of dog training.
As author of six best-selling books on responsible pet ownership, training
and the proper treatment of animals in the entertainment industry, Bash
Dibra sets the industry standard of service to celebrities and their pets as
well as to pets who are celebrities in their own right. Mr. Dibra has
trained the pets of countless celebrities, including Matthew Broderick,
Sarah Jessica Parker, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Ron Howard, Kim
Bassinger, Alec Baldwin , Ronald Perelman, Ralph Lauren,Henry Kissinger and a
host of others. His own pets are celebrities themselves,featured in motion pictures,
television commercials and print ads.
Bash has appeared on countless TV shows promoting responsible pet ownership,
and he works diligently behind the scenes for animal welfare and to promote
animals in service to mankind. Bash credits his incredible way with dogs to
his beloved wolf, Mariah, who taught him so much, and who was the official
symbol of the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.
One of the most famous animal trainers in the country shows how anyone can
turn their beloved pet into a disciplined, well-behaved superstar.
When Hollywood stars need to train their pets, they call Bash. He's taught
good manners to dogs owned by Sarah Jessica Parker, Mariah Carey, Jennifer
Lopez, and many others. Even Rags, the canine star of Spin City, owes his
fame to the coaching of Bash. In his book StarPet, he offers readers the same
training tips he gives to celebrity clients. Presenting simple techniques
adapted from his StarPet Workshops, the author makes it possible to turn the
laziest hound dog into a companion who will sit up and beg, roll over and
play dead, carry objects, and speak on cue. With simple, easy-to-follow
instructions for first time owners, StarPet is the key to teaching
four-legged friends how to behave just like the prime-time pooches and
felicitous felines that Bash works with for network television.
Bash Dibra is the author of six bestselling books on responsible pet
ownership and has made appearances on countless television shows. His own
pets are celebrities themselves, featured in motion pictures, television
commercials. and print ads.