10-Minute Dog Training Games

Quick & Creative Activities for the Busy Dog Owner

10-Minute Dog Training Games
$17.99 / £12.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9781592537303
Publisher: Quarry Books
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Description

In 10-Minute Dog Training Games, renowned trainer and internationally best-selling author of 101 Dog Tricks, Kyra Sundance, gives you step-by-step, photo-illustrated instructions to do 86 simple learning games with your dog using a variety of props. They will be the highlight of the day for both you and your dog!

Short, fun sessions are ideal for a dog, especially when they end with success! Each 10-minute game will boost your dog's intelligence as his or her brain is challenged with new behaviors. Kyra Sundance teaches how to use positive, reward-based techniques that foster an anxiety-free environment where your dog is an eager and willing participant. Simple instructions and photos take the guesswork out of training, while tips and equipment suggestions answer your questions.

Using both specialized props and things around the house, help your dog build:
  • Confidence (Weenie Bobbing, Tunnel, Hoop Jump, Platform Jump, and more)
  • Mental Focus (Memory Game, Treasure Hunt, Massage, Dog Yoga, and more)
  • Coordination (Ladder Work, Seesaw, Wobble Board, Jumping Figure-8s, and more)
  • Strength (Tug, Assisted Upright Walking, Sit High, and more)
  • Direction-Following Skills (Roll out the Carpet, Soap Bubble Chasing, Paintbrush Painting, and more)
Enjoy special time with your dog every day with this dynamic, engaging curriculum!

Also by Kyra Sundance, learn to do even more with your dog with: 101 Dog Tricks; The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook; 51 Puppy Tricks; 101 Dog Tricks, Kids Edition; Dog Training 101; The Pocket Guide to Dog Tricks; Kyra’s Canine Conditioning; and The Joy of Dog Training.

The author

Kyra Sundance is a world-renowned dog trainer, lecturer, and internationally best-selling author of 101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge and Bond with Your Dog. With over a million copies in print, Kyra’s award-winning books, kits, and DVDs have inspired dog owners worldwide to develop fun and rewarding relationships with their dogs. Her other books include Dog Training 101, The Joy of Dog Training, The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook, Kyra's Canine Conditioning51 Puppy Tricks10-Minute Dog Training Games, The Pocket Guide to Dog Tricks, and 101 Dog Tricks, Kids Edition.

Honed through decades of professional experience, Kyra’s easy step-by-step training methods are the most effective and humane way to train. Her positive methods foster confident, happy dogs who are motivated to do the right thing, rather than fearful of making a mistake.

As professional performers, Kyra and her Weimaraners starred in shows for the king of Morocco, Disney’s Hollywood stage shows, circuses, NBA halftime shows, on The Tonight Show, Ellen, Animal Planet, in movies, and in their own television series. Kyra is a professional set trainer for movie dogs, and is nationally ranked in competitive dog sports. She presents workshops around the world on dog tricks and canine conditioning.

Kyra is CEO of "Do More With Your Dog!" trick dog titling organization; the “National Trick Dog championships”; and Chair of the “Trick Dog Expo."

Kyra lives in Lancaster, California.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9781592537303
Illustrations: 350
Size: 7 in x 9 in x 0.5 in / 177.8 mm x 228.6 mm x 12.7 mm
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