Right on Target: Taking Dog Training to a New Level

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Get your dog training On Target!
Teaching a dog to follow a target is the best way to train both simple and complicated behaviors. Targeting is useful for everything from training the family dog to competitive obedience and agility. The detailed instructions in this book will deliver outstanding results!

Save your back, work at a distance, or get tricky parts of the dog, such as the back feet, moving the way you want them to move. You'll learn how to train your dog to target your hand, a contact disk or a target stick, then utilize targets to build complex behaviors. Teaches you how to break down a behavior into easily trainable steps. Target training can be used for at-home manners, therapy dog work, canine sports, or to teach tricks. Targeting can help you get to your goal no matter what it is!

Take your training to a new level
Learn to train your dog to target your hand, a contact disk, or a target stick, then utilize targets to build complex behaviors.
Learn how to analyze and break down a skill into easily trainable steps to get great results in competition.
Use target training for good manners, therapy dog work, even to perform tricks that might land your dog in television or movies!

Praise for Right On Target from experts
Have a nosey dog? You have the perfect candidate to learn targeting! No matter what your level of expertise, you can teach your dog many useful behaviors by following the step-by-step methods in this great new book. Clean Run Magazine enthusiastically endorses Mandy and Cheryl's positive methods and instruction for all types of training.
Monica Percival Editor, Clean Run Magazine

This book exploits learning principles with impressive sophistication yet is completely accessible. I loved the ultra-clear organization, splendid criteria progressions, and clever applications.
Jean Donaldson, Dir. San Francisco Academy for Dog Trainers, author The Culture Clash, Mine! and Fight!

Targeting is one of my favorite exercises to teach my own dogs as well as clients. Right On Target offers dozens of great new ideas for teaching behaviors. I can't wait to try them!
Pat Miller, author of Power of Positive Dog Training and Positive Perspectives: Love Your Dog, Train Your Dog

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Mandy Book has been a dog training instructor and author for over 19 years. A frequent contributor to training magazines, she is the co-author with Cheryl Smith of Quick Clicks. Mandy stays active with her own dogs two Boxers and a Golden in agility, the Delta Pet Partner Program, and media work. When it comes to dogs, Cheryl S. Smith has either trained for it or written about it. She is the author of ten books on dogs including Absolute Beginner s Guide to Showing Your Dog, On the Trail with Your Canine Companion, and Dog-Friendly Gardens, Garden-Friendly Dogs. Cheryl has won multiple Dog Writer's Association awards for excellence in dog writing.

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Have a nosey dog? You have the perfect candidate to learn targeting! No matter what your level of expertise, you can teach your dog many useful behaviors by following the step-by-step methods in this great new book. Clean Run Magazine enthusiastically endorses Mandy and Cheryl s positive methods and instruction for all types of training. --Monica Percival Editor, Clean Run Magazine

This book exploits learning principles with impressive sophistication yet is completely accessible. I loved the ultra-clear organization, splendid criteria progressions, and clever applications. --Jean Donaldson, Dir. San Francisco Academy for Dog Trainers, author The Culture Clash, Mine! and Fight!

Targeting is one of my favorite exercises to teach my own dogs as well as clients. Right On Target offers dozens of great new ideas for teaching behaviors. I can't wait to try them! --Pat Miller author of Power of Positive Dog Training and Positive Perspectives: Love Your Dog, Train Your Dog

This book exploits learning principles with impressive sophistication yet is completely accessible. I loved the ultra-clear organization, splendid criteria progressions, and clever applications. --Jean Donaldson, Dir. San Francisco Academy for Dog Trainers, author The Culture Clash, Mine! and Fight!

Targeting is one of my favorite exercises to teach my own dogs as well as clients. Right On Target offers dozens of great new ideas for teaching behaviors. I can't wait to try them! --Pat Miller author of Power of Positive Dog Training and Positive Perspectives: Love Your Dog, Train Your Dog

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