A positive agility training method that's fun for you and your dog<br> <br> Designed expressly for dog owners who want the interactive thrill of agility sports without the rigid rules, pressures, and expenses of competition, Having Fun with Agility is a practical, down-to-earth guide to today's most popular canine sport.<br> <br> The seasoned trainer and award-winning writer Margaret Bonham explains proven, positive methods--such as clicker training--that will help your dog perform the kinds of fabulous feats you see at competitions. Whether your pet's a Chihuahua or a Great Dane, a Basset Hound or a mixed breed, Having Fun with Agility will help you and your dog master the basics--and enjoy doing it.
Part One: Learning Agility.
1. Getting Started.
2. Clicker for Fun (Learning the Rules).
3. Clicking with Agility (Obstacle Training).
4. Handling Your Dog.
Part Two: Having Fun and Playing Games.
5. Fun Games and Courses.
6. Holding an Agility Party.
Part Three: Health and Agility.
7. Emphasizing Good Health.
8. Nutrition for Your Agility Dog.
9. Having Fun with Special-Needs Dogs.
Part Four: What's Ahead—Getting Involved.
10. Where to Go from Here.
Appendix A: Agility Organizations.
Appendix B: Agility References.
Series: Howell Dog Book of Distinction (Paperback)
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.33