Dog Tricks For Dummies, Mini Edition [NOOK Book]

Dog Tricks For Dummies, Mini Edition

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Overview

Have the most talented dog in the neighborhood!


Want to teach your dog the coolest tricks? This step-by-step guide helps you easily train your four-legged friend using positive reinforcement. By teaching Fido a variety of tricks — from simple moves to more complex routines — you'll fulfill your dog's desire to be the star of the show.


Open the book and find:





  • Basic commands for dog training





  • Ways to praise and reward your pooch





  • Old and new favorites to teach man's best friend





  • Tips for keeping your dog focused on the task at hand


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118043059
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/8/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 141,021
  • File size: 986 KB

Meet the Author

Sarah Hodgson advocates training dogs through positive reinforcement, family conditioning, and her signature "loving touch." She is the author of nine books on dog training, including Puppies For Dummies.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.


About This Book.


Conventions Used in This Book.


Foolish Assumptions.


Icons Used in This Book.


Where to Go from Here.


Chapter 1: Getting Started with Trick Training.


Knowing the Rewards of Teaching Tricks.


Tools for Trick Training.


Training with a Clicker.


Rolling with Your Dog’s Natural Gifts.


Trying Out a Few Basic Tricks.


Chapter 2: Teaching the Basic Manners.


Encouraging Self-Control: Basic Commands.


Calling Your Dog.


Getting Your Dog in Position.


Teaching Patience.


Restricting with “Nope”.


Barking and Not Barking on Cue.


Time for Bed: Settling Your Dog.


Ringing a Bell to Signal that It’s Potty Time.


Introducing Temptations.


Chapter 3: Easy Tricks and Old Favorites.


“Wag”.


“Give Me a Hug”.


“Kisses!”


“Paw”.


“Wave”.


“Other One”.


“High Five”.


“Beg”.


“Roll Over”.


Chapter 4: Harder Tricks to Amaze Your Friends.


“Hit it!”: Closing Doors and Turning Out Lights.


Flipping and Catching a Treat Off the Nose.


Taking a Bow.


Jumping Through a Hoop.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2011

    Cool

    Great book! Young kids would love it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2012

    Great

    I tought my dog from this book it is so good

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2012

    A lend me is

    It is a book that u can give a nook friend like u thought it was really good so u lend it to your friend only certain books tho. Hope i helped.

    3 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2012

    Bad

    I had haded you guys only think about making money i hate the way you guys are making things like that. Some people love dogs and then you just make somthing like this. If i could i can say that you just want money. I will tell every one. I will post on google that you guys just wnt to be rich and the nook be maor populer if i want i can tell everyone a school you guys are always being shellfish.

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    Posted July 26, 2012

    Books

    You know this is to post rieview about books only not about being selfish or stuff like.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2012

    Is this good

    Is this good because i want my dog to learn;)

    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2013

    What tricks dies this book have

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    Posted July 10, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2011

    Huuuu

    What is a lendme?

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