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All about Agility [NOOK Book]

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Would you like to build a better bond with your dog? Make new friends? Travel to new places? Accept new challenges? You can do it all through the sport of agility. Agility blends desire, control training and athletic ability into a rip-roaring good time. All healthy dogs can enjoy agility work, releasing their energy constructively and learning how to be under control even when they're in high spirits. All About Agility explains how to get involved in this exciting canine sport, including training tips for every ...
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All about Agility

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Overview

Would you like to build a better bond with your dog? Make new friends? Travel to new places? Accept new challenges? You can do it all through the sport of agility. Agility blends desire, control training and athletic ability into a rip-roaring good time. All healthy dogs can enjoy agility work, releasing their energy constructively and learning how to be under control even when they're in high spirits. All About Agility explains how to get involved in this exciting canine sport, including training tips for every challenge on the course. Learn how the sport has evolved, how the courses differ in different organizations and what the rules and titles are. Find out what to expect at a competition and how to prepare. Get training tips from the top pros, including:
  • Stuart Mah
  • S. Shane McConnell
  • Harry and Pat Guticz
  • Mike Bond
  • Richard Budny

The Revised Edition includes the new AKC Jumpers With Weaves classes, revised USDAA jump heights and all the latest information on the fastest-growing sport in the canine world.

"Written in an easily readable, upbeat style, this book has much to offer both the agility novice and the experienced competitor…Chances are you will be tempted to start out as soon as you can with your own agility star." —AKC Gazette

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470354988
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 5/5/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 933,146
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Jacqueline O'Neil is the Performance columnist for the AKC Gazette.She also wrote The Ultimate American Pit Bull Terrier, Kids + Dogs = Fun and Second Start by Howell.
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Table of Contents

Foreword (Stuart Mah).

Introduction: The Most Fun You Can Have with Your Dog.

Chapter 1: What Is Agility?

Chapter 2: Agility Organizations.

Chapter 3: Meet the Obstacles.

Chapter 4: Getting Started.

Chapter 5: Agility Events.

Chapter 6: Training Tips from the Pros.

Chapter 7: What's Next?

Appendix A: Organizations and Clubs.

Appendix B: Recommended Reading.

Index.

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    A must read

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