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    DescriptionClicker train your dog to super-canine standards! From perfectly-performed obedience to tricks and stunts to amuse friends and family, "Mary Ray's Superdog" will teach your dog to perform wonders. Expert advice from one of the most renowned dog trainers on the planet shows you how to use clicker training to teach obedience, agility and perfect behaviour. With step-by-step instructions for every dog at every stage, whether puppies or senior pets, your pooch will soon be performing amazing feats, from bringing you the remote control to walking backwards.


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    Title
    Mary Ray's Superdog
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary Ray, By (author) Andrea Mchugh
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 407 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780600617006
    ISBN 10: 0600617009
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PET
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.4
    DC22: 636.70887
    BIC subject category V2: WNGD1
    BISAC V2.8: PET004020
    Publisher
    Octopus Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Hamlyn
    Publication date
    15 November 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Mary Ray is the leading dog trainer in the UK. She has been winner of the Crufts Obedience Championships three times, has qualified for, or won, every major British dog agility competition and is the leading authority on freestyle and heelwork to music. Mary regularly appears on television and has instructed and judged throughout the world. She is also the author of Dog Tricks and co-author of Dancing with Dogs, both published by Hamlyn. Andrea McHugh is a freelance pet author. She has written and contributed to several books by Hamlyn including How to have a Happy Dog, Your Child's Dog and Dancing with Dogs. She is also a regular contributor to Your Dog, Britain's leading dog magazine. Location: Grantham, Lincolnshire.
    Table of contents
    Introduction. Click To Succeed. How it all started; how clicker training works; treat training vs clicker; how dogs learn; essential advice; things to consider; How To Rear A Superlitter. What newborn pups can learn; getting used to the clicker; learning his name; toilet training; socialization; retrieve; The Basics. Sit, stay, down; leave it; 10-week puppy training plan; At Your Bidding. Jumping up; barking; mouthing; digging; off the couch; let me groom you; in front; to the side; at heel; straightening up; Super Obedience. How to have a competition standard dog; distance control; scent discrimination; drop on recall; redirected send away; retrieve over a hurdle; Click A Trick. Spin; walk backwards; touch and tap; weave; Developing His Learning. How targeting works; inventive ways of using it; how shaping works; fun ideas for shaping; Helping About The Home. 'Go get...'; remote control!; put the rubbish in the bin; answer the phone; go to your bed; get your bowl; bring me your lead; Greeting People. Shake hands; take a bow; hi 5; canine concierge; Problem Solving. Tips for successful obedience routines; when things go wrong; charting your dog's progress;