A GUIDE TO DOG SPORTS
by Claire Koshar After reading this book you will be armed with confidence and be able to enjoy and win at your chosen doggy sport. This is the insider information that you'd get from your dog-buddies. Every beginning exhibitor in any dog sport needs to read this one!
BEYOND BASIC DOG TRAINING, 3RD EDITION
by Diane Bauman New 3rd Edition! Shows how dogs learn, what they do with what they learn, and how a stimulated canine mind, along with an untrampled canine ego, makes for a dog that is a joy to live and work with. The new edition presents the most current knowledge on canine learning patterns.
BEYOND OBEDIENCE: TRAINING WITH AWARENESS
by April Frost Looking for a new approach to your training? The idea that a dog is a fully emotional being and is acutely sensitive to you is the foundation of this original and effective program. Addresses basic "companion" training.
BUILDING A BRIDGE FROM TRAINING TO TESTING
by Marsha Smith & Shalini Bosbyshell Learn how to work with your dog in the Three Modes of Training in order to build a bridge between your practice sessions and the obedience ring. Three distinct ways of practicing with your dog will lead you both to a better understanding of your training and of each other.
BUILDING BLOCKS FOR PERFORMANCE
by Bobbie Anderson Building drive, focus, and motivation in a puppy through goal-oriented play and a variety of other positive experiences. Will help trainers bond strongly with their puppy, build a solid foundation of teamwork, and encourage the puppy to develop a "send me in, coach!" attitude. Methods will work for a puppy destined for any performance career from obedience or agility to tracking or lure coursing.
CHOOSE TO HEEL 2 DVD
by Dawn Jecs (DVD) A unique training program for competitive obedience, with emphasis on novice exercises, taught off-leash, proofing from the very start, and using positive reinforcement! Build a good foundation! Video reviews, then advances obedience basics and heeling.
CHOOSE TO HEEL
by Dawn Jecs A unique training program for competitive obedience, with emphasis on novice exercises, taught off-leash, proofing from the very start, and using positive reinforcement.
CLICKER TRAINING FOR OBEDIENCE
by Morgan Spector Step-by-step guide to applying clicker training to the demands of obedience performance, from novice through utility. Footwork diagrams and training plans for developing precision and reliability in dog and handler!
COMPETITION OBEDIENCE: A BALANCING ACT
by Judy Byron & Adele Yunck Teach, motivate, and proof obedience exercises from Novice to Utility, move from training to showing with ease, whatever your breed, whether you're an instructor or training your own dog! This is the book you've been asking for!
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)
CTS PROBLEM SOLVING IN HEELING: FOCUSED ATTENTION DVD
by Anne Marie Silverton (DVD) Featuring top obedience competitor and instructor Anne Marie Silverton. Anne Marie is known for her outstanding personal success in the obedience ring & for her clear, concise training techniques.
*Dogs have the ability to solve problems. *Dogs learn by trial and error. *Dogs stop behavior when it does not produce the desired reward. *Dogs are situational. *Dogs perform correctly prior to learning a task.
FEAR NO MORE: COMPETING WITH CONFIDENCE
by Barbara Cecil & Gerianne Darnell Do you feel you are your dog's greatest asset in practice and his greatest liability in the ring? Do you ever wonder why you spend so much time and money making yourself miserable? Then this is the book for you!
HAVE PENCIL, WILL JUDGE
by Len Pearce Some thoughts on the philosophy and practice of judging obedience tests, Novice through Utility. An over-all view of obedience judging, including what is expected of both judge and ring steward.
HIP IDEAS FOR HYPER DOGS
by Amy Ammen & Kitty Foth-Regner This book gives you fun, hip techniques especially for hyper dogs and harried pet parents who want quick results.
IT'S NOT THE DOGS, IT'S THE PEOPLE! AUDIO CD
by Nicole Wilde You're a busy trainer without time to read all the books you want? Then you'll really appreciate this new audio CD read by author Nicole Wilde! As a pet dog trainer, you have learned skills and mastered techniques that enable you to train dogs successfully. The good news is that you can do the same with your human clients!
MOTIVATIONAL RETRIEVE DVD SET
by Jack & Wendy Volhard All phases of making a reliable retriever. Your dog cannot help but be successful and success is still the best motivator all! Incorporates the latest findings on how dogs learn.
NERVES INTO VERVE AUDIO
by Katrine Johnson Self-hypnosis tape for obedience handlers, designed to overcome pre-ring jitters. Create the focus, confidence and relaxation you need for a brilliant ring performance!
NEW TOUGHNESS TRAINING FOR SPORTS
by James Loehr Learn how to make mind, body and emotions more flexible, responsive, resilient and strong through the exercises in "Toughness Training".
OBEDIENCE COMPETITION RECORD
by Marie Logue One book, all venues, all levels, multiple dogs. Includes Rally Obedience. Permanent, cumulative record of legs, points and titles!
OBEDIENCE TRIAL SOUNDS CD
by Dean Lake This is 70 minutes of one of the noisiest obedience trials in existence. Deliciously gruesomely loud with banging jump boards, barking, clanging, and more! Includes directions for use.
POPULAR DOGS: TRAINING FOR OBEDIENCE
by Dog Fancy Magazine, Editors An over-view of competitive obedience, including a brief discussion of Canine Good Citizen, Canine Freestyle, Tracking, Rally Obedience, competing with a mixed breed dog, and all levels of regular AKC obedience.
POSITIVE PUPPY PREVIEW AUDIO
by Sheila Booth How to temperament test a pup to select a top obedience dog. Assessing stress reactions, drive, agility and schutzhund potential. By author of "Schutzhund Obedience: Training In Drive."
POSITIVELY FETCHING VIDEO
by Adele Yunck & Judy Byron Video and booklet show you how to teach your competitive obedience dog the retrieve using food. From the authors of the popular Competition Obedience: A Balancing Act, #DTO200.
POSITIVELY RINGWISE CD
by Patti Ruzzo Secrets for improving your handling to successfully show off your training in the competitive obedience ring. Listen while you drive to the show.
PUPPY: COMPETITIVE OBEDIENCE WITHOUT FORCE VHS
by Anne Marie Silverton (VHS)Learn to select the right puppy, create a successful environment, teach preliminary obedience needed for competition, and instill good manners and confidence.
REMEMBERING TO BREATHE - INSIDE DOG OBEDIENCE COMPETITION
by Willard Bailey Honeybear and Skippy (Willard Bailey) stumble into the high-intensity world of AKC dog obedience competition as the most clueless of neophytes. Their odyssey is an emotional roller coaster. A must read for dog sports enthusiasts!
RING READY - AN OBEDIENCE WORKBOOK
by Marie Sawford Using this workbook as you train will help your dog become more solid in the various required exercises and increase your qualifying rate.
by Susan Garrett The Ruff Love program is designed not only to help people dealing with problem dogs, but to help agility, flyball, obedience,and other dog sport handlers build a better working relationship with their current competition dog or get their next puppy or rescue dog started out on the right paw.
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.
SHOW NOTES: NOVICE, OPEN, UTILITY
by Record show name, judge, heeling patterns, class placements, handler or judge's comments, travel expenses. Even a show planning calendar!
STEPPIN UP TO SUCCESS BOOK 2: NOVICE
by Terri Arnold Book 2 will teach you to shape your dog's natural characteristics into becoming a team player and truly understand the details that go into mastering all the novice exercises.
STEPPIN UP TO SUCCESS BOOK 3: OPEN AND UTILITY
by Terri Arnold Book 3 teaches you to apply the skills you learned in Books 1 and 2 to better communicate with your dog and thoroughly understand the components that make up the Open and Utility classes.
STEPPIN UP TO SUCCESS SET
by Terri Arnold Details the techniques Terri Arnold and her students follow to achieve extraordinary success in the obedience ring! Learn to train and perform with enthusiasm and precision. Buy the set and save!
SUCCESS IS IN THE PROOFING - A GUIDE FOR CREATIVE AND EFFECTIVE TRAINING
by Debby Quigley & Judy Ramsey The success is indeed in the proofing! Proofing is an essential part of training, but one that is often overlooked or not worked on enough. We all know the story of the dog who can perform a variety of behaviors perfectly in the backyard but falls apart in the obedience ring. This book is full of great ideas and strategies to help your dog do his best no matter what the distractions or conditions may be. Whether competing in Rally or Obedience, trainers everywhere will find this very portable and user friendly book an indispensable addition to their tool box.
TEACHING DOG OBEDIENCE LEVEL I, PUPPIES & BEGINNERS DVD
by Jack & Wendy Volhard (DVD) A trainer's guide based on seminars the authors have been conducting for over 20 years. Learn how to manage the mechanics: registration, equipment, and orientation for new classes. Demonstration of each Level 1 exercise. Motivational methods used.
THE ART OF PROOFING - PREPARING YOUR DOG FOR OBEDIENCE TRIALS
by Adele Yunck Author Adele Yunck adds another great book to her previous titles, Competition Obedience & Positively Fetching. Many exhibitors skip the crucial step of proofing when preparing to show their dog in obedience trials. During proofing, you expose your dog to more and more difficult distractions to teach him to maintain his concentration and complete the obedience exercises.
THE CLICKED RETRIEVER
by Lana Mitchell The retrieve is one of the most difficult skills for most dogs to master in competitive obedience. It is difficult because it involves a long series of steps that the dog must learn in order to complete the exercise successfully. Many trainers are realizing that teaching a complex series of behaviors like this is most easily done through the use of clicker training.
TRAINING YOUR DOG STEP BY STEP
by Jack Volhard & Gail Fisher Eight carefully planned lessons plus info on canine behavior and human-animal interaction. A clear and comprehensive manual.