If you think you can't teach an old dog new tricks, think again.
Captain Haggerty -- hailed by "The New York Times" as "the world's most experienced dog trainer" -- proves that every dog can indeed have its day.
Not your everyday obedience or dog training guide -- designed for dogs who are ready for new challenges -- this presents instructions for 125 tricks, ranging from simple "bits" to spectacular acts worthy of a show business agent.
Safety tricks * Cute tricks * Retrieving tricks * Healthy tricks * Balancing tricks * Jumping tricks * Tricks emphasizing a dog's sense of smell * Magic tricks * Tricks for the Show Biz dog * Tricks for the multidog family * Useful tricks * Tricks with props
There's even a selection of tricks ideal for kids to teach the family pooch as well as notes on the breeds that excel at specific activities.
"The Dean of U.S. dog trainers".-- FAMILY WEEKLY magazine
|How to Teach Your Dog to Talk|
|Making Those Sounds|
|Sing, Sing, Sing: The Sound of Music and Other Sounds|
|Motivating Your Dog|
|The Five Senses, Plus One|
|Dog Training Techniques|
|Light and Fluffy|
|Tricks for the Urban Dog (Tricks I Hope You?ll Never Have to Use)|
|Tricks for the Suburban Dog|
|Tricks for the Rural Dog|
|Tricks to Exercise Your Dog with Minimum Effort|
|The Knowing Nose|
|Tricks for the Showbiz Dog|
|Sending and Marking Tricks|
|Tricks with Kids|
|Tricks for the Multidog Family|
|Tricks with Props|
|An Open-and-Shut Case|
|PotpourriThe Breeds Indeed and the Tricks They Need|
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Number Of Pages: 340
Published: 5th May 2000
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0 x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.43