Dog Tricks and Agility For Dummies

Dog Tricks and Agility For Dummies

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by Sarah Hodgson
     
 

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The fun and easy way to teach a dog new tricks

Dog Tricks & Agility For Dummies (previously titled Dog Tricks For Dummies) makes trick and agility training fun for both you and your dog. You will learn to teach simple tricks, like tail wagging or barking on command to more complex tricks like fetching keys, your dog's dinner bowl, or the

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The fun and easy way to teach a dog new tricks

Dog Tricks & Agility For Dummies (previously titled Dog Tricks For Dummies) makes trick and agility training fun for both you and your dog. You will learn to teach simple tricks, like tail wagging or barking on command to more complex tricks like fetching keys, your dog's dinner bowl, or the laundry. This hands-on guide provides the lowdown on the coolest dog tricks and offers expanded coverage on infusing the thrill of agility (whether for fun or competition) into your dog's life.

  • Push a cart or stroller, run an agility course, play Frisbee and fly ball, and put the toys away
  • Navigate all types of agility obstacles big and small, narrow and wide
  • Prepare your dog for canine good citizen certification
  • Determine if your dog can get involved in pet therapy and what's involved (i.e. nursing homes, children's centers, prisons, etc.)
  • Make your own agility obstacles at home and set up a course
  • Officially enter agility trials

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470539590
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/26/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
622,225
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Hodgson is a respected dog columnist as well as the author of many popular books on dogs. She has coached many other dogprofessionals and is frequently featured as a dog training specialiston network television, radio, and print media, including NBC's Today show, Animal Planet, CNBC, and CNN.

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Dog Tricks and Agility For Dummies 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really did a great job of helping me teach my dog a bunch of new tricks and to learn about agility cources.
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