4-H Guide to Dog Training & Dog Tricks

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Voyageur Press, 2009 - Pets - 176 pages
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Teaching a dog commands, let alone tricks, can be--well, tricky. This step-by-step illustrated guide introduces beginners to the basics of dog training. In no-nonsense, easy-to-follow terms, the guide covers everything from establishing trust and authority to leash-training, mastering simple commands, and teaching basic tricks. Whether youíre training your dog for a 4-H project, in preparation for a local fair or show, or simply for pleasure (your petís, too!), The 4-H Guide to Dog Training & Dog Tricks provides all the information you need to get started--and to succeed.

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About the author (2009)

Tammie Rogers and her husband, Robert, reside in Brownstown, Illinois, where they operate DarnFar Ranch, a full-service, professional dog-training facility. Assisted by Border Collies, they also maintain a commercial flock of Dorper-cross sheep. Tammie provides instruction in basic through advanced obedience, service dog training, and livestock herding, and she teaches 4-H dog-training classes. Several of her students have earned high honors at the state fair. In 2002, Tammie left a twenty-year career as a biologist in the biomedical field to devote her full attention to dogs and their people.


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