Do you have a gun dog and want to have a great time working with your dog and perhaps enter a field trial Do you want to find a training method where your dog has just as much fun as you do Do you want to learn how to combine clicker training and field trial training If so, this is the book for you Retrieving for All Occasions is an accessible and inspiring book aboutDo you have a gun dog and want to have a great time working with your dog and perhaps enter a field trial Do you want to find a training method where your dog has just as much fun as you do Do you want to learn how to combine clicker training and field trial training If so, this is the book for you Retrieving for All Occasions is an accessible and inspiring book about how you can use the clicker training philosophy in your gun dog training The book describes an approach to gun dog training that will challenge you to try something new if you have the desire and will to do so This book includes over 100 exercises to train a talented spaniel or retriever The exercises are for introductory field trial classes for spaniels and retrievers, but this book is also useful for those who have pointers or setters and want to train them for gun dog work Elsa Blomster and Lena Gunnarsson are dog training instructors in Gothenburg, Sweden, and base all their training on the clicker training philosophy They train and compete with their spaniels and retrievers in obedience, agility, rally obedience, tracking, and field trials.
Retrieving for All Occasions Do you have a gun dog and want to have a great time working with your dog and perhaps enter a field trial Do you want to find a training method where your dog has just as much fun as you do Do you wan
With a wealth of information, Retrieving for all Occasions by Elsa Blomster and Lena Gunnarsson offers everything you need to know in order to effectively train and motivate your dog Based on reward based training, whether in the form of treats or other motivational good stuff for dogs, this book is the ultimate guide to getting the results you want and the behavior needed from your dog The book is geared toward owners of gun dogs, or dogs that retrieve, such as the Golden Retriever, the Labrado [...]
Retrieving for All Occasions is a fantastic book about specific aspects of dog training using positive reinforcement reward methods, based on practical experience with spaniels and retrievers The book includes basic and advanced training exercises, theory, a glossary of terms and summaries of each section The book is based on the basic concept that dogs learn very quickly and that it s easy to re teach them if something goes wrong At the beginning of the book the authors challenge the reader to [...]
Elsa Blomster and Lena Gunnarsson s Retrieving for All Occasions is a veritable treasure chest of a book, brimming full of dog training expertise, written in a way that doesn t assume any prior dog training knowledge or experience An absolute novice would be able to pick up this book and get started immediately On the other hand, it doesn t seem in any way condescending to anyone who owns or works with dogs, who is seeking to add to or re cap on their own strategies The authors work purely with [...]
Elsa Blomster and Lena Gunnarsson are dog training instructors in Sweden and here they have compiled an almost inexhaustible manual for training retrievers and spaniels, containing lots of information easily applicable to other dog breeds too I found this a very engaging book, full of practical solutions for dog owners and handlers The book is universal than just being applicable to retriever training, taking into consideration subjects like the importance and significance of play, how dogs lea [...]
This was a great read full of useful tips I ve been trying out with my own dog There is so much to it than the title itself would lead you to believe Positive behavioural training really opened my eyes to ways to correct my dogs behaviour, in a way that he can also enjoy More than this everything Blomster teaches us here is backed up with scientific facts, which means it isn t just someone else writing a self help book based on nothing but their opinion and a wish to share I m sure I ve missed [...]
This is a fantastic book for someone looking to broaden their horizons and dive into something new, or for those that already have experience with dog training and looking to expand on their knowledge base The instructions are all clear and easy to follow, and the images included helped me to further grasp what was being conveyed Further to this the whole training schedule is a treat based one, and as heavy handed discipline is not something I would be comfortable with I found this perfect for m [...]