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Having Fun with Agility without Competition : Howell Dog Book of Distinction (Paperback) - Margaret H. Bonham

Having Fun with Agility without Competition

Howell Dog Book of Distinction (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9780764572982
Number Of Pages: 192

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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&#8212;Getting Involved.

10. Where to Go from Here.

Appendix A: Agility Organizations.

Appendix B: Agility References.

Picture Credits.


ISBN: 9780764572982
ISBN-10: 0764572989
Series: Howell Dog Book of Distinction (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.33

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