Dog sports skills focus and engage
Focus and Engage! (Dog Sports Skills, #4) by Denise FenziAre you struggling to keep and maintain your dogs attention during training or competition? Are you sure that your dog knows all of the work, if only he would focus and stay engaged? In the highly anticipated fourth (and final!) book in the Dog Sports Skills series, authors Denise Fenzi and Deb Jones turn their attention to the topics of Focus and Engagement. This book is a fantastic addition which is sure to broaden your understanding of a crucial element of training performance dogs. In the first several chapters, Fenzi and Jones take a hard look at the factors that create Focus challenges in our performance dogs, and then systematically offer solutions for addressing them. The next several chapters provide detailed, step by step instructions for teaching your dog to focus, covering a focus foundation, adding behaviors, duration and movement, and finally distractions and other challenges are addressed. The topic of focus is then wrapped up with a series of Focus games which are designed to be light, entertaining for all parties, all while assisting in the more serious business of getting your dog focused! The second part of the book focuses on understanding and developing trained Engagement; the process of teaching ones dog to push for a chance to work, and to value that training time above all else! Engagement training is broken down into specific steps, and is laid out in a logical and methodical fashion over several chapters. Handling disengagement is addressed, as is the process of moving away from classic food and toy reinforcers and into the competition arena, where strong Engagement is vital to success! Between focus and Engagement training, struggling competitors are likely to find the missing piece between training at home with cookies and trialing in the challenging competition setting.
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Home Log In. New Products All Products To train your dog, you must develop a relationship that encourages a willingand happy attitude with natural focus while eliminating undue stress in both training and competition. The chapters will cover: - Relationship what it is and how to get it - Stress recognizing it and techniques for lessening it's impact - Developing focus - Explaining and evaluating positive methods for getting behaviors - The use of trick training to develop a handler's training skills and a dog's mental and physical flexibility. They talk about what motivation is, and what it is not, along with an illuminating discussion of how a dog is unique in the animal world, and how educated trainers can use that to maximum advantage.
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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Struggling to keep and maintain your dog's attention during training or competition? Sure that your dog knows all of the work, if only he would focus and stay engaged? In the highly anticipated fourth and final? This book is a fantastic addition which is sure to broaden your understanding of a crucial element of training performance dogs.