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101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog
     

101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog

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by Kyra Sundance
 

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101 Dog Tricks is the largest trick book on the market and the only one presenting full-color photos of each trick and its training steps. The step-by-step approach, difficulty rating, and prerequisites allow readers to start training immediately. Tips and trouble-shooting boxes cover common problems, while "build-on" ideas suggest more complicated tricks

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101 Dog Tricks is the largest trick book on the market and the only one presenting full-color photos of each trick and its training steps. The step-by-step approach, difficulty rating, and prerequisites allow readers to start training immediately. Tips and trouble-shooting boxes cover common problems, while "build-on" ideas suggest more complicated tricks which build on each new skill. No special tools (such as clickers) or knowledge of specific training methods are required. Trick training is a great way to bond with your dog and help him integrate into your family. It keeps him mentally and physically challenged and helps to establish paths of communication between you. Many tricks build skills needed for common dog sports, dog dancing, and dog therapy work. It's every dog lover's privilege that Kyra and Chalcy took time from their performing schedule to share their secrets in 101 Dog Tricks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616735036
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
165,559
File size:
43 MB
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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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101 Dog Tricks 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 41 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Kyra's book is a real inspiration to any dogowner. She covers a wide range of tricks and shows us how to better communcate with our dogs. All the instructions are very detailed and easy to follow. Kyra's energy and her love for her work with dogs comes thru on every page. Looking at this book you cannot wait to gor to work with your own dogs - of course you can also just enjoy the exceptional wonderful photos.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the best dog training book I've used! I've had dogs all my life and have tried multiple methods to train them. Kyra's approach, and the illustrated step-by-step method, really helped me teach my dog new tricks. It was so easy - even a beginner could do it. My dog learned easy tricks usually in 1 session (though it takes a couple practice sessions to ensure good repeat performance). Using positive reinforcement (clicker and treats)training was like a game that we both looked forward to. There are so many tricks to pick from in this book, I was able to find useful and fun tricks for my dog to learn - and we have lots of material for future training/game sessions. This book is fun, informative, beautifully illustrated and the techniques really work!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think this book is really worth buying because I start training my dog tricks, and then I just kind of drift away from it for awhile, and then I come back to it. You can't really do that with a library book! It's like a reference book! I love the variety of tricks and pictures! It must of took forever to take those snapshots!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
101 Dog Tricks features beautiful step-by-step photography and easy to follow instructions.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a very good book if you want to teach your dog new tricks.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book. I'd buy it again!!
ButlerKAG More than 1 year ago
it's just training the human what to do.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was great with step by step instructions as well as individual pictures. It gave you suggestions of common mistakes your dog would make and how to use a different techniques in those situations.
Anonymous 15 days ago
Great beginning for my dog and me!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is great for newbies to dog training. Very Helpful! Has lots of pictures! With troubleshooting! Has a section on how to teach you dog to play hide and seek! And teaches your dog to help you with modern day conviences, like shut the door. Also will help you teach your dog hiusekeeping, like tidy up your toys, go get you leash, etc. Overall very great book. You get successful results. No false advertising here!!!!! That's for sure! Like I said, I taught my 4 month old Mini Australian Shepard (sorry if I spelled shepard wrong, which I probably did) to sit in one day/training session. He is 7 months going on 8 months old now, and sits like a pro!! I very highly reccomend this book!!! No doubts!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Now I need to put in use!
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Kf1 More than 1 year ago
I've been using this book on my puppy for about a month and have had great results! I love that it has so many different skills for him to learn with written explanations and lots of photo descriptions. I'm having fun learning how to teach as well as my little fur baby!
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Great book
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