9781592537303

10-Minute Dog Training Games Quick & Creative Activities for the Busy Dog Owner

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  • ISBN13:

    9781592537303

  • ISBN10:

    1592537308

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-10-01
  • Publisher: Quarry Books

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The 10-Minute Dog Trainer: -helps busy dog owners get the most out of their training time -utilizes scientifically proven methods and learning theory -teaches foundation skills for pet dogs and dog sport competitors -creates a happy, confident dog who is motivated to work -channels enthusiasm and teaches self-control -uses positive, reward-based techniques which are fun for the dog and trainer Learn foundation skills like: -Basic obedience -Following directional signs -Jumps and balancing -Memory games -Overcoming fears &and many more! The exercises use tons of varied props and creative ideas for a dynamic, engaging curriculum!

Author Biography

Kyra Sundance is a world-renowned dog trainer, lecturer, and internationally best-selling author of 101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge and Bond with Your Dog. With over a million copies in print, Kyra’s award-winning books, kits, and DVDs have inspired dog owners worldwide to develop fun and rewarding relationships with their dogs. Her other books include Dog Training 101, The Joy of Dog Training, The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook, Kyra's Canine Conditioning, 51 Puppy Tricks, 10-Minute Dog Training Games, The Pocket Guide to Dog Tricks, and 101 Dog Tricks, Kids Edition.

Honed through decades of professional experience, Kyra’s easy step-by-step training methods are the most effective and humane way to train. Her positive methods foster confident, happy dogs who are motivated to do the right thing, rather than fearful of making a mistake.

As professional performers, Kyra and her Weimaraners starred in shows for the king of Morocco, Disney’s Hollywood stage shows, circuses, NBA halftime shows, on The Tonight Show, Ellen, Animal Planet, in movies, and in their own television series. Kyra is a professional set trainer for movie dogs, and is nationally ranked in competitive dog sports. She presents workshops around the world on dog tricks and canine conditioning.

Kyra is CEO of "Do More With Your Dog!" trick dog titling organization; the “National Trick Dog championships”; and Chair of the “Trick Dog Expo."

Kyra lives in Lancaster, California.

Table of Contents

Author’s Note

Introduction

Confidence

Weenie Bobbing

Hunt in Box of Packing Material

Laundry Basket

Tunnel

Crawl Tunnel

Chute

Bang Game

Slam the Door

Hoop Jump

Platform Jump

Blind Jump

Mental Focus

Memory & Logic

Memory Game

Back-Track Memory Game

Treat under a Blanket

Logic Test

Fishing with a Rope

Focus & Self-Control

Focus on Trainer

Balance & Catch

Nose Games

Muffin Tin

Tied-Up Towel

Treasure Hunt

Which Hand Holds the Treat?

Nose Work Box Search

Shell Game

Scent Discrimination

Hide & Seek

Tracking

Rapporthund

Relaxation

Massage

Doga

Coordination

Hind-End Awareness

Cavalettis

Ladder Work

Weave Poles 2 X 2

Paws-Up Balance Disc

Perch Work

Two On, Two Off

Skateboard

Ladder Climb

Balance

Ramp

Balance Beam

Double Beam / Tightrope

Seesaw

Stacking Pods

Donut

Wobble Board

Body Board

Peanut Roll

Barrel

Balance Ball

Jumps

Bar Jump

Stride Regulators

Jumping Grid

Cik & Cap Jump Wraps

Jumping Figure-8s

Chasing & Catching

Laser Light

Radio-Controlled Car

Lunge Whip

Disc Rollers

Disc Catch

Strength

Scootering

Tug

Assisted Upright Walking

Sit High

Following Directions

Directionals

Follow Pointed Finger

Target Mat

Doggie Doorbell

Pedestal

Directional Casting

Hand Signals

Barrel Racing

Retrieve

Fetch

Flyball Fetch

Nose Touch

Touch My Hand

Target Stick

Ring a Bell to Go Out

Volleyball

Treibball

Soap Bubbles

Roll out the Carpet

Paintbrush Painting

Pawing

Tennis Ball in Sandbox

Wipe Your Paws

Scratchy Board

Scratch Art

Test Right- or Left-Pawed

Pawprint Painting

Index

Acknowledgments

In Memoriam

Also by Kyra Sundance

About the Author

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