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4-H Guide: Dog Training & Dog Tricks

Tammie Rogers Voyageur Press, 2009 ISBN: 978-0-7603-3629-8 The USDA chose not to renew the license agreement with the publisher regarding the use of the 4-H trademark.   A new edition without the 4-H reference is due out in October 2014.  See below. 4-H Guide: Dog Training & Dog Tricks Review School Library Journal Review:  Grade 5 Up—This is not simply a how-to-train book; it is also a guide to cultivating a respectful relationship with your dog. The excellent information is comprehensive, and it is presented in a clear and detailed style. The author covers different training methods, discussing the tools needed from food to collar selection. Using this manual, dog owners can move through the basics (sit, down, etc.) to obedience competition and fun tricks and activities. The high- quality, full-color photos, featuring 4-Hers with their pets, are exceedingly well matched to the text. They capture the unique bond between the dog and its owner as the pups often gaze in rapt attention at their person. A good sampling of sizes and breeds appear in the photos. Even some unique skills such as turning off lights and pulling clothes out of a dryer and putting them in a basket are illustrated and explained. Readers who are serious about learning how to train their dog effectively will find this book an invaluable and interesting resource that will make that special bond even more rewarding. This guide is definitely Best in Show quality.—Carol Schene, formerly at Taunton Public Schools, MA  (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc.

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Dog Algebra: When Positive Reinforcement Fails To Solve The


Tammie Rogers / Createspace, 2012 ISBN-10: 1479170631 ISBN-13: 978-1479170630 Sometimes things just don't add up. Using positive reinforcement to train a dog can be a fun, rewarding, and successful endeavor.... until a cat saunters into the room. Using food to redirect Buster’s attention away from Miss Kitty is often recommended, and as often it fails to diminish Buster’s fascination with felines. When Cat = 100 and Hotdog = 4, there's little chance that the dog will simply take his focus off kitty, especially if he's not hungry. In DOG ALGEBRA, Tammie Rogers solves the equation by offering a simple, straightforward, natural, and effective way to overcome training situations that positive reinforcement fails to resolve. The common sense principles described in this book will help every dog owner develop a more trusting, confident, respectful, and enjoyable relationship with their canine companion. DOG ALGEBRA is amazing, uncomplicated, winning advice all served up in a concise, easy to read book authored by a highly experienced educator of dogs and their people. Solve for G where G = Good Dog! Author of 4-H Guide: Dog Training & Dog Tricks (Voyageur Press, 2009) and T.E.A.C.H. Your Own Service Dog (, 2011), Rogers uses her 25 years of working with dogs and their people to continue her discussion on how to forge a happy, respectful and loyal partnership.

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Dog Training & Tricks: A Guide to Raising and Showing a Well- Behaved Dog Voyageur Press, Paperback – due out October 15, 2014  ISBN-13: 978-0760345689 This book was first published as 4-H Guide to Dog Training & Dog Tricks (see above).  This is the new edition without reference to 4- H, because the licensing agreement with the publisher was not renewed.
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