Subtitle: Give Your Puppy a Head Start for Competition
Author: Bobbie Anderson with Tracy Libby
Length: 153 pages
Release Date: 2011
Would you like your next performance dog to have that "Send me in Coach!" spirit? Learn the 10 essential training building blocks that will turn your puppy into a highly motivated, confident performance dog. Make training fun for your dog, whether you plan to compete or not. Give your puppy a winning edge in any type of canine performance event by following Bobbie Anderson's method. Whether you start with a puppy eight weeks or six months of age, 15 minutes a day are all you need! Totally revised in 2011 with new photos, new exercises, new games, and more.
- Establish a strong bond with your puppy
- Motivate your puppy to work
- Get the maximum benefit from praise
- Understand compulsion and correction
- Use play to instill specific behaviors
- Set goals and develop a plan for your dog's competitive success
- Make training fun for you and your dog
About the Authors
Bobbie Anderson is a successful exhibitor, trainer, and former AKC obedience judge. Bobbie and her Sheltie, Trump, represented the USA in the World Cup Obedience Competition held in Great Britain from 2009-2011, serving as team captain for two of those years. She has competed with multiple breeds and has titled multiple Obedience Trial Champions, plus over 70 other titles in obedience, tracking and herding. She teaches all levels of competition obedience.
Tracy Libby is an award-winning author who has written several books and numerous articles for periodicals. She has received the coveted Maxwell Award for Excellence in Dog Writing. She exhibits Australian Shepherds in both conformation and obedience