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Click and Easy : Clicker Training for Dogs

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Your reward is a well-behaved dog! Young and old, large and small, pedigreed and mixed-breed, dogs respond to clicker training. Preferred by many professionals, clicker training is a positive, precise, and effective method of reinforcing good behavior. Noted dog trainer Miriam Fields-Babineau explains clicker training techniques step by step so that all dog owners can use the approach. Whether you want to train your dog to obey basic commands, perform tricks, compete in performance sports, or do service work, clicker training gets results and enhances your relationship with your dog. Focusing on actual techniques rather than theory and science, this book explains how to:
* Use the three-step pattern: lure, click, reward
* Use an appropriate tone of voice and the right verbal cues
* Incorporate visual cues, with suggestions for signals for specific actions
* Distraction-proof your dog, teaching him to focus on you (and the clicker) even when there's lots of commotion With real-life examples from the author's experiences plus photos that illustrate proper form, this book will get you and your dog enthusiastic about training.It's truly rewarding!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 154.9 x 231.1 x 15.2mm | 385.56g
  • Turner Publishing Company
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764596438
  • 9780764596438
  • 626,321

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Your reward is a well-behaved dog!Young and old, large and small, pedigreed and mixed-breed, dogs respond to clicker training. Preferred by many professionals, clicker training is a positive, precise, and effective method of reinforcing good behavior. Noted dog trainer Miriam Fields-Babineau explains clicker training techniques step by step so that all dog owners can use the approach. Whether you want to train your dog to obey basic commands, perform tricks, compete in performance sports, or do service work, clicker training gets results and enhances your relationship with your dog. Focusing on actual techniques rather than theory and science, this book explains how to: Use the three-step pattern: lure, click, rewardUse an appropriate tone of voice and the right verbal cuesIncorporate visual cues, with suggestions for signals for specific actionsDistraction-proof your dog, teaching him to focus on you (and the clicker) even when there's lots of commotionWith real-life examples from the author's experiences plus photos that illustrate proper form, this book will get you and your dog enthusiastic about training.It's truly rewarding!
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About Miriam Fields-Babineau

MIRIAM FIELDS-BABINEAU has been a professional animal trainer for more than twenty-five years. After earning degrees in psychology and zoology from the University of Maryland, she founded her company, Training Unlimited, Inc., in 1983. She is the author of nearly thirty books about dogs and dog training.
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