Item description for Positive Training for Show Dogs: Building a Relationship for Success by Vicki Ronchette...
Positive Training For Show Dogs is the first book to apply the latest scientific research on how dogs learn to the world of dog showing. Whether you are just getting started in the breed ring or are an experienced show dog handler, you will enjoy learning how to work with your dog as your partner to get outstanding showing results by using positive reinforcement methods including clicker training and lure/reward methods. Written by a dog show person for dog show people!
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Aug 29, 2007
Publisher Dogwise Publishing
ISBN 1929242468 ISBN13 9781929242467
Availability 23 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 03:19.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Positive Training for Show Dogs: Building a Relationship for Success?
Finally - a clicker training book for conformation Jun 13, 2008
It's hard to know how the author got so much information into a slender volume. I knew a bit about clicker training and a bit about conformation but never felt confident or natural with either. The author does a great job of explaining how to train to show and how to actually show all based on positive training. Five clicks on the clicker from me.
Positive Training for Show Dogs is enthusiastically recommended for show dog owners everywhere. Jan 5, 2008
Author Vicki Ronchette, CPDT has worked with dogs for over twenty-two years. She offers her experience as well as the latest scientific research to dog handlers of all skill and experience levels in Positive Training for Show Dogs: Building a Relationship for Success. A no-nonsense guide to teaching show dogs how to behave in the ring, from raising people-friendly animals from puppyhood to teaching one's dog how to stack or gait to which pieces of equipment to use and more, Positive Training for Show Dogs walks the reader through necessary steps and guidelines with detailed text and numerous black-and-white photographs. Clear enough for novices yet packed with so many tips, tricks, and techniques as to be useful to seasoned professionals, Positive Training for Show Dogs is enthusiastically recommended for show dog owners everywhere.
GREAT NEW DOG TRAINING BOOK Oct 18, 2007
Vicki Ronchette's new book on positive training for show dogs simply works. I breed and show my dogs and have used her techniques in and out of the show ring - successfully!
Her book is clearly written, easy to follow and really is a step by step method to help anyone, from beginner on up - to win at dog shows.
Plus, your dog(s) will be happier if you use these steps!
Click Your Way to a Show Dog Oct 5, 2007
New to showing dogs and want to do it positively? This is your book! If you're a cross-over trainer, and would like to have your dog sparkle in the show ring, this is your book to learn how to bring back the joy for your dog in the show ring.
All show behaviors are positively outlined. There's even steps on how to train for 'tail up' and for after you win your ribbon - getting the photo you want to highlight your success.
Those of you like me with a mixed breed dog, this book is also for you, to show in a Mixed Breed dog show.