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Advanced Schutzhund
Ivan Balabanov and Karen Duet; 256 pages, hardcover. June 1999
Advanced Schutzhund offers training methods for the top competitor. It takes a problem-solving approach to Level III work that will help competitors bring their dogs to the highest level. Please see the complete online book review.
Bite Training Puppies
Leerburg Video
Covers instincts and drives to look for in selecting a puppy for protection training, developing the prey drive at an early age. Shows puppy tests that explain how to select the right puppy from a litter. Running time: 2 hrs. Video, 120 Min.
CTS OBEDIENCE WITHOUT CONFLICT #1: CLEAR COMMUNICATION DVD
by Ivan Balabanov
See how you and your dog can benefit in improved communication, strengthened trust and more consistent obedience performance, whether competitor or companion. (DVD)
CTS OBEDIENCE WITHOUT CONFLICT #2: THE GAME DVD
by Ivan Balabanov
A strong emphasis is placed on teaching the dog self control to minimize correction, achieve precision through motivation and signaled non-reward. Builds heavily on DVD #1. (DVD)
DER SCHUTZHUND (THE PROTECTION DOG)
Helmut Raiser, trans. by Armin Winkler
Training of working dogs in Protection Work. Gives equal consideration to the duties of handler, dog, and helper; covers various drives and ethological terms, and the methods through which dogs learn. There is also detailed instruction on the practical aspects of training dogs in protection work.
First Steps of Bite Training
Ed Frawley
The beginning tape for those interested in Schutzhund Protection work. Running time: 100 mins. Published by Leerburg, video, 100 Min.
Handler Training for a Companion Dog "B"
Ed Frawley
What judges expect the handler and his dog to be able to do in the Companion B stage of a Schutzhund I trials. Includes footage of actual exam along with computer generated diagrams to make it simpler to understand exactly what is expected. Running time: 50 mins. Published by Leerburg, video, 55 Min.
HOW TO RAISE A WORKING PUPPY DVD
by Ed Frawley
This DVD on puppy training shows owners how to raise a working puppy. If you are raising a Schutzhund puppy, a police service dog puppy, a S&R puppy, a personal protection dog puppy, a puppy for competition obedience or agility - they will all benefit by making some simple changes in how they are brought up and handled.
K9 PROFESSIONAL TRACKING
Resi Gerritsen & Ruud Haak
A complete manual of theory and training for the professional tracking dog (Schutzhund or police).
Koehler Method of Training Tracking Dogs
William R. Koehler, W. R. Koehler; 1984; Hardcover; $15.37
For search and rescue work, to assist in law enforcement, and to compete in Tracking Tests, here is all the preparation you and your dog will need.
OBEDIENCE WITHOUT CONFLICT #1: CLEAR COMMUNICATION DVD
Ivan Balabanov
See how you and your dog can benefit in improved communication, strengthened trust and more consistent obedience performance, whether competitor or companion.
OBEDIENCE WITHOUT CONFLICT #2: THE GAME DVD
Ivan Balabanov
A strong emphasis is placed on teaching the dog self control to minimize correction, achieve precision through motivation and signaled non-reward. Builds heavily on Tape 1.
Positive Puppy Preview
Sheila Booth
By the co-author of "Schutzhund Obedience Training In Drive", this audio tape explains how to pick a puppy for top obedience, assessing their stress reactions, evaluating a puppy's drives, finding out if its drives overcome its stress level, how to see "what the puppy is trying to show you", picking a puppy for agility or for Schutzhund. © 1996, audio, 70 Min.
PROBLEM SOLVING IN TRAINING A TRACKING DOG VIDEO
Ed Frawley
How to read a dog having problems tracking, solve handler errors and avoid common mistakes.
Purely Positive Training
Sheila Booth; 1998; paperback
VOTED #1 BOOK OF 1999 BY THE AMERICAN DOG WRITERS ASSOCIATION! Nationally recognized Schutzhund trainer and competitor Sheila Booth authors the year's motivational training sensation. Train your dog the positive way. Includes how to raise a puppy positively, how to build a strong relationship, manners training, teaching a really reliable recall, and how to train effectively without force. Special instructions in each section for companion dogs, competition obedience, agility and Schutzhund. Clearly explains both theory and technique, including The Golden Rule and The Ten Commandments of positive training. Easy-to-follow directions to teach sit, down, stand, heel, recall, finish, retrieving, jumping and send away. Special chapter on preparing for successful competition. Written with love of dogs and an understanding of training. Published by Podium Publications, © 1998, pbk, 380 pages
SCHUTZHUND ADVANCED OBEDIENCE WITH G. DILDEI DVD
by Gottfried Dildei
Demonstrates the Dildei method for teaching all of the advanced exercises in Schutzhund obedience: the recall and finish, stand in motion, retrieves, and send away.
SCHUTZHUND OBEDIENCE WITH G. DILDEI: A MODERN VIEW OF CORRECTION DVD
by Gottfried Dildei
(DVD)Using the concept of generalization, Gottfried demonstrates the kind, humane use of correction to extinguish incorrect behaviors in the obedience phase.
SCHUTZHUND OBEDIENCE: TRAINING IN DRIVE
by Gottfried Dildei & Sheila Booth
When and how to motivate. Puppy imprinting, handling, proofing and much more. AKC obedience competitors use this book. One of our hidden treasures!
SCHUTZHUND WITH G.DILDEI: BASIC OBEDIENCE DVD
by Gottfried Dildei
An excellent video for Schutzhund and Kennel Club Obedience. Covers the use of food in obedience training: teaching attention, conditioning activity in the dog, heeling, the halt, and sit and down in motion.
SCHUTZHUND WITH GOTTFRIED DILDEI - TRACKING DVD
by Gottfried Dildei
This production demonstrates how to teach the dog to work intensely, confidently, and slowly, from footstep to footstep, all the way to the end of a winning Schutzhund III track.
Schutzhund: The Dog Sport
Ed Frawley
What the sport of Schutzhund is all about - history, how competitions are organized, titles, scoring and etc. Running time: 50 mins. Published by Leerburg, video, 50 Min.
Schutzhund: Theory and Training Methods
Susan Barwig, Stewart Hilliard; Hardcover; 1991; $17.47
An outstanding analysis of why and how protection, Obedience, and Tracking all play an integral part in Schutzhund training, with emphasis on selecting and raising a dog to suit the owner's needs.
Studies of the French dog sports (Ring, Campagne, IPO, Tracking) "Championships of France" (1982-1989); and, The Belgian shepherd dog breed's (Malinois, Tervuren, Groenendael and Laekenois) in Schutzhund competition in the U.S.A. (1979-1988)
John A.R. Jons
Top Working Dogs: A Training Manual
Dietman Schellenburg; 1985; paperback
A Training Manual covers procedures, problems, solutions for tracking, obedience and protection. It is the most comprehensive, most useful, most practical, most detailed Schutzhund training guide available. It presents in detail the secret training methods used by experts, and chapters on training psychology, puppy training, selecting the right instructor, etc., benefit novice, experienced and professional trainers alike. The book is easy to understand and virtually guarantees results.
Tracking Dog: Theory and Method
Glen R. Johnson
Competition tracking classic by Glen Johnson. Long considered the "bible" of tracking, it is a pleasure to be able to offer this classic again! When written, it was the first complete guide to successful tracking training for both novice and expert. It includes training for both TD and TDX, as well as a trainer's handbook section. Theory is in-depth and understandable; methods may be too intensive for some. Deals with specific problems in a way that makes solutions obvious. Written by Glen R. Johnson, the master! For those of us who have been involved in the sport for a long time, this book is the one we learned from, and the one we still recommend as a foundation. Published by Arner Publications, © 1977, pbk, 200 pages
Tracking
Gottfried Dildei
How to teach the dog to work intensely, confidently, and slowly from footstep to footstep all the way to the end of a winning Schutzhund III track. 50-55 min. Published by Canine Training Systems, © 1993, video, 50 Min.
Tracking: From the Beginning
Gary Patterson; 1992, paperback, 181 pages
Includes theory, conditioning and reinforcement, the track, training atmosphere, overview of the program, imprinting and novice training, beginning tracking, intermediate, and advanced tracking, training for advanced titles. The emphasis is on tracking for Schutzhund; includes discussion of prey drive, non-harness tracking, etc. NOT AS USEFUL FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN AKC TRACKING TITLES. MUCH VALUABLE THEORY, BUT THIS IS SCHUTZHUND TRACKING!! ©
TRAINING DOGS: A MANUAL
Col. Konrad Most
Available again! 1954 translation of Konrad Most's classic work on dog training. Discover the roots of behavioral training, learn how Most taught obedience exercises, guard & schutzhund training, and more. While his methods may be viewed as harsh by modern dog trainers, the theory behind it was revolutionary for its time and is still applied today.
Training Handlers for the Schutzhund I Trial
Rose
Teaching trainers how to handle a dog in a Schutzhund I trial and get the maximum humber of points possible. Many times handler errors and not dog errors result in points being lost in competition. Divided into four major sections: Pre-trial preparation, Schutzhund I Tracking, Schutzhund I Obedience, Schutzhund I Protection. Running time: 95 minutes. Published by Leerburg, video, 95 Min.
Training the New Helper (Schutzhund)
Frawley
Intended for the person who has never done agitation or helper work before. It is not designed to train dogs, but people! Starts with selecting the type of dog to use on new helpers and necessary equipment. Teaches step by step how to take escape bites, excellent footage of the most common mistakes new helpers make as they learn proper bite work. Also teaches how to drive the dog, both skip drive and the running drive, new exercises to improve footwork without the dog, taking bites out of a blind, re-attack work--essentially basic skills, but fundamental for all helper training. 60 Min. Published by Leerburg, video, 60 Min.
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