Synopses & Reviews
This new book on clicker training dogs includes not just the usual sit and down, but taking medication, standing still for grooming, and even relaxing for veterinary exams. The book offers a detailed look at the technique of clicker training and step-by-step instructions for teaching each of the behaviors. Useful training includes Wait at the door, Walk nicely on and off leash, and Confidence-building exercises, while a chapter on Tricks provides some fun and games. The final chapter explains the formal language of operant conditioning, for further reading on the subject (the text itself avoids most of the unfamiliar terms), and a list of Resources.
Learn clicker training without confusing jargon, using step-by-step instructions for training a variety of fun and useful behaviors. Early chapters help the novice practice the technique and the 40 behaviors are FUN! The final chapter explains the formal language of operant conditioning.