The first book to present the techniques and benefits of clicker training for the show ring in full-color photographs and lively readable chapters, Click To Win! combines Karen Pryor's popular columns from the AKC Gazette with never-before-published articles for experienced and beginning handlers alike. Now, with the insight and advice of the world's leading clicker trainer, you can train your dog to:
* extend its gait in the ring
* stand with confidence on the judging table
* gait on a loose leash
* self-stack perfectly
* look alert and calm while the judge reviews the rest of the class; and
* teach puppies just weeks old basic manners and skills.
All without punishment or force!
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Karen pryor is a behavior biologist and author whose popular books range over a wide variety of subjects, from mothers and infants to dolphin social systems. As a founder and curator of Sea Life Park in Hawaii she pioneered many of the techniques that are now standard worldwide in the training of marine mammals. She is the author of the leading textbook on positive reinforcement in humans and animals, Don't Shoot the Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training. As CEO of Sunshine Books, Inc., and its affiliate Website, she has encouraged the development of many new uses for reinforcement-based teaching, including horse training, behavioral management of cats, birds, and zoo animals, shelter management, veterinary care, and the training of human sports and skills. She has three children and seven grandchildren, and lives in Boston with a border terrier, a harlequin poodle and a Burmese cat, all of whom are clicker trained.
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Book Description Sunshine Books (MA), 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111890948101
Book Description Sunshine Books (MA), 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1890948101
Book Description Sunshine Books (MA). PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1890948101 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0868267