Want to raise a canine partner ready for anything an owner might want to do, from organized sports to playing games in the backyard? The Gifted Puppy Program is a how-to guide to help super-charge basic puppy-raising skills. This books shows puppy parents how to think like a dog, reveals professional dog trainers’ key secrets, and addresses practical matters, like picking the right training equipment. Once the basics are covered, a detailed program of 40 age-appropriate activities and exercises are presented with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. Also included are bonus sections for each activity: “Possible Challenges,” which helps troubleshoot the exercise; “Real Life Pups,” which showcases pups who have learned the exercise; and “Trainer Talk,” which highlights key points about training methods. The Gifted Puppy Program will teach new and experienced owners how to tap into their pup’s intelligence and potential, which is sure to enrich the dog–pet parent experience.
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LAURIE LEACH has had an eclectic dog training career. She has trained and raced sled dogs, competed in agility at the local and national level with multiple dogs, and taught classes for hundreds of future assistance dogs. Based on her experiences, Laurie came to believe that pups and dogs are both smarter and emotional than you might expect. She set out to design a program for stimulating and stretching puppy minds and has shared this program for raising a gifted puppy with many clients. Now this program is available to you. Laurie hopes that once you get started, you will find it impossible to conceive of teaching your puppy less. Laurie lives in Windsor, California.
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