By Miriam Fields-Babineau
Your gift is a well-behaved dog!
old and young, huge and small, pedigreed and mixed-breed, canine reply to clicker education. hottest by way of many execs, clicker education is a favorable, distinct, and powerful approach to reinforcing reliable habit. famous puppy coach Miriam Fields-Babineau explains clicker education recommendations step-by-step in order that all puppy proprietors can use the procedure. no matter if you must educate your puppy to obey uncomplicated instructions, practice tips, compete in functionality activities, or do provider paintings, clicker education will get effects and complements your courting along with your puppy. targeting real ideas instead of thought and technology, this publication explains how to:
Use the three-step trend: trap, click on, reward
Use a suitable tone of voice and the perfect verbal cues
comprise visible cues, with feedback for indications for particular actions
Distraction-proof your puppy, educating him to target you (and the clicker) even if there's plenty of commotion
With real-life examples from the author's studies plus photographs that illustrate right shape, this publication gets you and your puppy obsessed with education. It's really profitable!
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For example, at one time French hunters sent poodles to retrieve ducks; bulldogs were once bred for baiting bulls (pp. 46–47); and Dalmatians were used for herding cattle and hunting game. This group also includes national dogs from various countries – the Boston terrier from the United States, the bulldog from Britain, and the poodle from France. BAT-EARED BULLDOG In the old days French bulldogs were used for baiting donkeys (pp. 46–47). Today they are smaller and live more peaceful lives, but it is still a tough breed and a good guard dog.
A WHITER SHADE OF PALE The pale fox lives in grasslands at the southern edge of the Sahara Desert in Africa. Like the fennec, it is a small, pale‑colored fox. Long bushy tail can be curled around the body to keep it warm during cold desert nights Rüppell’s sand fox AFTER A MEAL Thick ruff of very fine fur around the neck SWIFTLY, SWIFTLY The kit, or swift, fox is the only desert fox in North America. S. and Mexico. It used to be much more widespread until poisoned bait, meant for wolves and coyotes, also killed many kit foxes.
The Dalmatian’s coat is always pure white with distinctive black or brown (liver) spots SPOTTED DOG PRETTY AS A PICTURE Poodles were first bred as sporting dogs (pp. 50–51), probably in Germany, but their intelligence and attractive appearance soon led to their chief role of much-loved house dog. An early form of the pet poodle as it was in the 1700s is shown in this painting by Jean Jacques Bachelier (1724–1806). There are several legends about the origin of Dalmatians. Some people believe that these dogs came from India with gypsies who settled in Dalmatia, now Yugoslavia; others think that the breed originated in Italy.
Click & Easy: Clicker Training for Dogs by Miriam Fields-Babineau