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How to Teach Your Dog to Talk - Captain Haggerty

How to Teach Your Dog to Talk

Paperback Published: 5th May 2000
ISBN: 9780684863238
Number Of Pages: 340

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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.

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"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 Rewards
The Five Senses, Plus One
Clicker Training
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
Safety Tricks
Tricks to Exercise Your Dog with Minimum Effort
Balancing Tricks
The Knowing Nose
Tricks for the Showbiz Dog
Useful Tricks
Cute Tricks
Sending and Marking Tricks
Healthful Tricks
Jumping Tricks
Tricks with Kids
Magic Tricks
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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ISBN: 9780684863238
ISBN-10: 0684863235
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
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): 0.47