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Introduction to Dog Agility

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Written especially for beginning canine Agility competition enthusiasts, this manual covers all aspects of the competitive sport. The author starts with instruction on evaluating a dog's physical fitness and overall readiness for Agility training, then makes specific diet recommendations, and advises on treatment of injuries and the use of positive training methods. Advanced discussion describes obstacles used in Agility competitions, then shows how to teach the dog jumps, getting through tunnels, and other competition events. Filled with instructive full-color photos and illustrations.

Synopsis:

Written especially for beginning canine Agility enthusiasts, this practical manual covers all aspects of the competitive sport. The author starts with instruction on evaluating a dog's physical fitness and overall readiness for Agility training, then makes specific diet recommendations to keep the dog fit. Other aspects of Agility training covered include prevention and treatment of injuries, the use of positive training methods, correct use of collars and other positive reinforcement tools, and teaching basic commands. The author goes on to discuss obstacles used in Agility competitions, such as A-frames and teeter-totters, then progresses to teaching methods for jumps, getting through tunnels, and other events in Agility competitions. A detailed description of Agility competitions and their requirements plus information on AKC and other training classes and judging standards complete this valuable manual. Instructive full-color illustrations throughout.

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If you're among the growing number of canine agility enthusiasts, you'll find valuable information and advice in this book. The author, a professional dog trainer, tells you how to evaluate your dog's physical fitness and readiness for agility training, and then covers all aspects of this competitive sport. Here are diet recommendations, advice on the correct use of clickers and other positive reinforcement tools, basic commands, and specific training methods for the various competitive events. Instructive color photos take you step-by-step through the training methods.

Synopsis:

This newly updated edition will be welcomed by canine agility enthusiasts. The author, a professional dog trainer, tells owners how to evaluate a dog's physical fitness and readiness for agility training, and then goes on to cover all aspects of this competitive sport. She discusses all relevant agility-training topics, including diet recommendations, the correct use of collars and other positive reinforcement tools, basic commands, and training methods for specific competitive events. Filled with instructive color photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764114397
Author:
Bonham, Margaret H.
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series
Author:
Bonham, Margaret H.
Location:
Hauppauge, N.Y.
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Dogs - Training
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Dogs - General
Subject:
Dogs -- Agility trials.
Subject:
Pets; dogs
Subject:
Pets
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
v. 39, [no. 1]-
Publication Date:
20001001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.6250 x 7.3750 in 24.8 oz

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Product details 144 pages Barron's Educational Series - English 9780764114397 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Written especially for beginning canine Agility enthusiasts, this practical manual covers all aspects of the competitive sport. The author starts with instruction on evaluating a dog's physical fitness and overall readiness for Agility training, then makes specific diet recommendations to keep the dog fit. Other aspects of Agility training covered include prevention and treatment of injuries, the use of positive training methods, correct use of collars and other positive reinforcement tools, and teaching basic commands. The author goes on to discuss obstacles used in Agility competitions, such as A-frames and teeter-totters, then progresses to teaching methods for jumps, getting through tunnels, and other events in Agility competitions. A detailed description of Agility competitions and their requirements plus information on AKC and other training classes and judging standards complete this valuable manual. Instructive full-color illustrations throughout.
"Synopsis" by , (back cover)

If you're among the growing number of canine agility enthusiasts, you'll find valuable information and advice in this book. The author, a professional dog trainer, tells you how to evaluate your dog's physical fitness and readiness for agility training, and then covers all aspects of this competitive sport. Here are diet recommendations, advice on the correct use of clickers and other positive reinforcement tools, basic commands, and specific training methods for the various competitive events. Instructive color photos take you step-by-step through the training methods.

"Synopsis" by , This newly updated edition will be welcomed by canine agility enthusiasts. The author, a professional dog trainer, tells owners how to evaluate a dog's physical fitness and readiness for agility training, and then goes on to cover all aspects of this competitive sport. She discusses all relevant agility-training topics, including diet recommendations, the correct use of collars and other positive reinforcement tools, basic commands, and training methods for specific competitive events. Filled with instructive color photos.
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