(DOWNLOAD) [The Focused Puppy]
In my first reading I enjoyed this book much than the second reading where I found it to be a little choppy in seuence and not as helpful in terms of performance training as one would expect for the title This book is tailored towards the novice trainer *it is well structured with detailed descriptions of * is well structured with detailed descriptions of exercises but uses luring than I prefer and I didn t always like their variations. A new puppy is a blank slate with endless possibilities It’s a new beginning that offers you a A new puppy is a blank slate with endless possibilities It’s a new beginning that offers you a to get it right and not repeat past mistakes Anyone who has trained a dog before loves that feeling of starting fresh believing this new puppy will be the best one ever But a new puppy is also pressure A new puppy means a major time commitment not only in how much time you have to spend with him but in being sure to do all the right things at the right moments This book integrates the authors’ FOCUS Fun Obedience Consistency Unbelievable Success Training System techniues with the developmental stages and specific needs of pups and young dogs The goal is to help you prepare your puppy to become an excellent companion as On the exercises dog sport people tend to play But for someone fairly new to dog training this is a wonderful resource Really great informationThe books is set up chronologically for puppy developement phases but I found it important to read the later chapters up front There was content at the end that applies to early stages and it illuminates the goals behind some of the early ex. Ell as a potential performance dog The FOCUSed Puppy presents a variety of foundation exercises for your pup’s first year The book tells you exactly what skills you should be working on And When By Following when By following step you and your puppy will build a wonderfully rewarding relationship that will carry over into everything you do together And once his foundation skills are set you can easily take your training in any direction you chooseIf you have adopted an older dog the The Focused Puppy can also be helpful to you Rather than trying to build on a faulty foundation based on previous or poorly taught experiences you can simply start fresh with the FOCUS Training SystemStart out on the right track with your dog and build his. ,
ErcisesA little guidance would be helpful to *Distinguish What Skillsexercises Are Important For Companion * what skillsexercises are important for companion compared to competition dogs For example the book instructs you to teach the puppy that it should not leave an open door crate until a verbal release cue is given That seems unnecessarily complicated for a pet open door crate until a verbal release cue is given That seems unnecessarily complicated for a pet though the general self control exercises are generally applicable. Foundation skills at the right pet even though the general self control exercises are generally applicable. Foundation skills at the right in the right order And enjoy the process; you’re about to embark on an amazing learning experience The Focused Puppy includes over 280 full color photosAbout the AuthorsDeborah Jones PhD and Judy Keller developed the FOCUS program in 2003 This program is designed to help trainers form a good working relationship with their performance dogs Deb has an academic background in learning theory and social behavior She is also an innovator in the use of the clicker in dog training Judy has been on the AKC Agility World Team three times winning team gold in 1998 Both Deb and Judy share a strong commitment to using training methods that are positive and gentle yet are also efficient and effective.