10-Minute Dog Training Games: Quick & Creative Activities for the Busy Dog Owner

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Get the most out of your training time while learning foundation skills with 10-Minute Dog Training Games! Renowned trainer Kyra Sundance utilizes scientifically-proven methods and learning theory in this expert addition to her best-selling series of dog training books. Step-by-step in these pages, Kyra shows how to create a happy, confident dog who is ready and motivated to work in a short amount of time. She teaches how to use positive, reward-based techniques that are fun for both the dog and trainer. ...
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Get the most out of your training time while learning foundation skills with 10-Minute Dog Training Games! Renowned trainer Kyra Sundance utilizes scientifically-proven methods and learning theory in this expert addition to her best-selling series of dog training books. Step-by-step in these pages, Kyra shows how to create a happy, confident dog who is ready and motivated to work in a short amount of time. She teaches how to use positive, reward-based techniques that are fun for both the dog and trainer. Foundation skills like basic obedience, following directional signs, jumps and balancing, memory strengthening, and overcoming fears and obstacles are covered in detail. Quick exercises utilize tons of varied props and creative ideas, resulting in a dynamic, engaging curriculum!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592537303
  • Publisher: Quarry Books
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 339,864
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Kyra Sundance is a world-acclaimed stunt dog show performer, dog trainer, and internationally best-selling author. Her dog team performs live acrobatic shows on premier stages internationally; at circuses, professional sports halftime shows, and on movies and television shows such as The Tonight Show, Ellen, Entertainment Tonight, Worldwide Fido Awards, Animal Planet, Showdog Moms & Dads, and Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2. Kyra and her dogs starred in Disney’s Underdog stage show and in a command performance at the palace in Marrakech for the king of Morocco.

Kyra has written numerous popular dog-training books including the international best-selling 101 Dog Tricks, and hosts a line of award-winning dog-training DVDs. She also set-trains dog actors for movies and TV and lectures on positive dog-training methods.

Kyra is nationally ranked in competitive dog sports, having trained, competed, and titled in a great number of dog sports. Her methods foster confident, happy dogs who are motivated to do the right thing rather than ones fearful of making a mistake. She shows us how to develop joyful relationships with dogs who balance enthusiasm with self-control.

Kyra and her Weimaraners Chalcy and Jadie live with Kyra’s husband on a ranch in California’s Mojave desert. www.kyra.com

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Table of Contents

Author’s Note

Introduction

Confidence

Weenie Bobbing

Hunt in Box of Packing Material

Laundry Basket

Tunnel

Crawl Tunnel

Chute

Bang Game

Slam the Door

Hoop Jump

Platform Jump

Blind Jump

Mental Focus

Memory & Logic

Memory Game

Back-Track Memory Game

Treat under a Blanket

Logic Test

Fishing with a Rope

Focus & Self-Control

Focus on Trainer

Balance & Catch

Nose Games

Muffin Tin

Tied-Up Towel

Treasure Hunt

Which Hand Holds the Treat?

Nose Work Box Search

Shell Game

Scent Discrimination

Hide & Seek

Tracking

Rapporthund

Relaxation

Massage

Doga

Coordination

Hind-End Awareness

Cavalettis

Ladder Work

Weave Poles 2 X 2

Paws-Up Balance Disc

Perch Work

Two On, Two Off

Skateboard

Ladder Climb

Balance

Ramp

Balance Beam

Double Beam / Tightrope

Seesaw

Stacking Pods

Donut

Wobble Board

Body Board

Peanut Roll

Barrel

Balance Ball

Jumps

Bar Jump

Stride Regulators

Jumping Grid

Cik & Cap Jump Wraps

Jumping Figure-8s

Chasing & Catching

Laser Light

Radio-Controlled Car

Lunge Whip

Disc Rollers

Disc Catch

Strength

Scootering

Tug

Assisted Upright Walking

Sit High

Following Directions

Directionals

Follow Pointed Finger

Target Mat

Doggie Doorbell

Pedestal

Directional Casting

Hand Signals

Barrel Racing

Retrieve

Fetch

Flyball Fetch

Nose Touch

Touch My Hand

Target Stick

Ring a Bell to Go Out

Volleyball

Treibball

Soap Bubbles

Roll out the Carpet

Paintbrush Painting

Pawing

Tennis Ball in Sandbox

Wipe Your Paws

Scratchy Board

Scratch Art

Test Right- or Left-Pawed

Pawprint Painting

Index

Acknowledgments

In Memoriam

Also by Kyra Sundance

About the Author

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    This book is good if you want to train your dog great!!!!

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