Positive Canine Coaching and Enrichment Through Scentwork: A Mission Possible Guidebook Paperback – 8 Feb 2019

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Take your dog from frantic, fired up and unable to concentrate to an easy and satisfied member of the family, by teaching simple choices through positive coaching, and scentwork like

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Take your dog from frantic, fired up and unable to concentrate to an easy and satisfied member of the family, by teaching simple choices through positive coaching, and scentwork like a professional. Book OneAre you wondering how you can teach your dog new and helpful behaviours. Perhaps you want to empower your friend and use positive methods for excellent results? Maybe you’re confused by all the different dog training methods out there and don’t know where to start? Welcome to the world of Canine Coaching, teaching great skills through excellent choices. You will learn: The skills behind dynamic and effective canine coaching.How your dog learns.The neuroscience of excellent learning.Why pressure can prevent learning.The most recent scientific awareness of your dog’s mind. How to best motivate your dog.To teach your dog to focus on you.How to use a marker for positive reinforcement. How to teach your dog excellent new skills.How to read your dog’s body language accurately. How to recognise when your dog is confused.How to generalise your dog’s good choices.The ability to teach your dog ten excellent and useful choices – step by step. And much more.Book Two Are you walking your dog for miles in the hope you can use up his energy but he’s just getting busier? Perhaps you throw a ball for hours at a time, but your dog just wants more and more? Maybe your dog is so full of energy, lacks focus and is hard to handle? There is an answer and it might not be the one you expect. Life enrichment through less physical exercise and more mental stimulation can turn your dog’s behaviour around. Sniffing, scentwork and brain games will settle your dog and meet his psychological needs. It’s great fun too. Written by a former military search dog trainer this book will show you how to teach search and scentwork, to settle your energetic and aroused dog, making all your lives easier. You will learn: Why your dog gets aroused and is so busy. Why choice is so important for your dog. Why more walks may be counter-productive to relaxation for your dog. How to teach your dog to truly relax.Why mental stimulation is so important.How to introduce and use a marker to teach your dog new skills. How to teach your dog to touch and retrieve any item on cue. How your dog’s nose works and what scent actually is.The nature of canine enrichment and why we use it. How to provide easy and free life enrichment for your dog. How to teach your dog to use his nose in easy steps. How to reach your dog to recognise a specific scent. Easy steps to take your dog from scent recognition to carrying out a full area search. And much more.Recent Reviews:“This book is a must read for all dog owners. Shame I did not know about this book before I got my lab. Sally is very positive and has got great knowledge”“This book is a must have Book for any dog professional and Dog owner, it’s easy to read and very easy to understand, I highly recommend as this Author knows their stuff””Absolutely brilliant book – would recommend to anyone with a dog”“Loved these. It has started me on the path to making our dogs lives a whole lot more interesting”Sally Gutteridge has been a full time educational writer since 2015 holding a variety of canine certifications. She is a former professional Dog Trainer with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, former instructor with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and has much rescue experience. Sally is a member of the Pet Professional Guild. She is a Graduate and award winner from The Writers Bureau. Through the organisation, Canine Principles, Sally along with a fantastic team, provides reputable Continuation of Professional Development for all canine professionals.