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    DescriptionThis newly updated edition explains the basics of dog showing for novice exhibitors, coaching them through the required routines at dog shows. Canine expert and successful dog exhibitor Caroline Coile begins with sound advice on how to recognize, raise, and train a dog that has prize-winning potential. Combining easy-to-follow text with clear, how-to photos, she goes on to demonstrate the correct way to pose, gait, and handle a dog in the show ring, as well as how to cope with various situations in the ring and out. She also advises on grooming, training, and conducting dress rehearsals, and enlightens her readers on the specific points that dog show judges always look for. The book's many instructive color photos help dog owners understand the do's and don'ts of dog show competition. In this new edition the author adds more training advice, including clicker training for show. She also provides additional tips gleaned from various handlers, and updates changes in AKC competitions and rules that exhibitors need to know.


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    Title
    Show Me! A Dog Showing Primer
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) D. Caroline Coile
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 152
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780764138898
    ISBN 10: 0764138898
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC E4L: PET
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.4
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 600
    LC classification: SF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    Ingram Subject Code: PT
    Libri: I-PT
    B&T Approval Code: A74700000
    Abridged Dewey: 636
    DC22: 636.7
    BISAC V2.8: PET004000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WNGD1
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PET004020
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 636.70811
    Thema V1.0: WNGD1
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    colour photos
    Publisher
    Barron's Educational Series Inc.,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Barron's Educational Series Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    18 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Hauppauge
    Flap copy
    (back cover) Successful owner-handler D. Caroline Coile tells you how to recognize, raise, and train a dog that has championship potential. With clear directions and instructive color photos, she demonstrates the correct way to pose, gait, and handle a dog in the show ring, offers enlightenment on the specific points that dog show judges look for, and tells how to cope with various situations that might arise both in the ring and out. She also advises on grooming, conducting dress rehearsals, deciding which classes to enter, and guiding a dog from novice to top winning champion. New in this edition is more detailed training advice, tips gleaned from various handlers, and recent changes in AKC regulations that exhibitors need to know. Both new and experienced handlers will find information to help them win--and have fun doing it! "Filled with instructive color photos "