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Right on Target: Taking Dog Training to a New Level

Right on Target: Taking Dog Training to a New Level

by Mandy Book, Cheryl S. Smith
     
 
Expanded Description:
Teaching a dog to follow a “target” is the best way to train both simple and complicated behaviors. Targeting is useful for everything from training the family dog to competitive obedience and agility. The detailed instructions in this book will deliver outstanding results!

Save your back, work at a distance, or get

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Expanded Description:
Teaching a dog to follow a “target” is the best way to train both simple and complicated behaviors. Targeting is useful for everything from training the family dog to competitive obedience and agility. The detailed instructions in this book will deliver outstanding results!

Save your back, work at a distance, or get tricky parts of the dog, such as the back feet, moving the way you want them to move. You'll learn how to train your dog to target your hand, a contact disk or a target stick, then utilize targets to build complex behaviors. Teaches you how to break down a behavior into easily trainable steps. Target training can be used for at-home manners, therapy dog work, canine sports, or to teach tricks. Targeting can help you get to your goal no matter what it is!

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Janine Adams
Targeting where a dog is trained to touch something with his nose, paw or body, is a training technique often used by clicker trainers to help shape behaviors. This book, written for novice dog owners and serious dog competitors alike, will teach you to use targeting to teach your dog all sorts of behaviorism from flawless agility performances to riding a skateboard... If you've tried shaping or targeting with your dog but given up because it didn't seem to work, or you were afraid you weren't d

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781929242320
Publisher:
Dogwise Publishing
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
A Dogwise Training Manual Ser.
Pages:
162
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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