Positive Training for Show Dogs : Building a Relationship for Success

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-08-29
  • Publisher: Dogwise Pub
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The first book to focus on how to work with your show dog as your partner to get outstanding results in the ring by using positive reinforcement methods including clicker training and lure/reward methods. Written by a dog show person for dog show people!

Author Biography

Victoria Ronchette, CPDT, has been working with dogs professionally for over 22 years. She is involved in Dachshund and Australian Cattle Dog rescue and competes with her dogs in conformation, earthdog trials, field trials, obedience and Rally-O as well as handling show dogs for others professionally. She is the owner of Braveheart Dog Training in San Leandro, California where she lives with her husband Rick and their seven dogs.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. V
Dog Shows and Show Dogsp. 1
Going Positivep. 4
The Foundation is the Relationshipp. 9
Positive Training Fundamentalsp. 16
Equipmentp. 26
Training Your Dog to Gaitp. 32
Teaching Your Dog to Stackp. 40
The Examinationp. 55
Positive Solutions to Dog Show Predicamentsp. 61
Raising Good Show Dogsp. 74
Success Storiesp. 82
Resourcesp. 89
Acknowledgmentsp. 91
Author Biographyp. 92
Indexp. 93
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