The first thing you’ll notice about this new book is that it is filled with lovely, professionally-taken, color photos. Super Dog Tricks provides easy-to-follow instructions for learning new tricks with your dog, and includes tips for troubleshooting if something doesn’t go quite right during learning. A glossary at the beginning of the book defines terms like lure, mark, jackpot, and cueand gives readers a clear understanding of their use throughout the book.
Tricks are organized from Super Simple to Super Impressive and there’s even a special section at the end, dedicated to Canine Freestyle with sample routines! With an emphasis on keeping training sessions short and fun, this book is a perfect resource to flip through and find a new trick to teach your dog for a few minutes a day, which will quickly become a favorite part of your routine!
You’ve seen them on TV, now learn from Sara and her Super Collies! You’ll find easy-to-follow directions and photos for all the classic tricks as well as showstoppers like taking a selfie and skateboarding!
Whether you have a new puppy or have an “old dog” ready to learn some new tricks, Sara will get you and your dog working together in no time. Learn fundamentals like food and toy drive, leash walking, and crate training, as well as tips for important day-to-day bonding and behavior. Whenever you’re ready, dive into the tricks!
Chapters and tricks include:
• Super Simple Tricks: Sit, down, shake a paw, wave, take a bow, footsies, hand target, leg weaves, sit pretty, over arms, back up, crawl, and more.
• Super Impressive Tricks: Cross paws, hide in a suitcase, turn lights on (and off), take a selfie, orbit, footstall, fake pee, limp, open (and close) a door, and more.
• The Super Trick Dog: Jump rope, skateboard, hold an object, retrieve and put toys away, dance, hug, walking on hind legs, and more.
Sara also includes a home version of canine freestyle (the choreographed routines she is famous for and that you may have seen at competitions). With information for finding the right music, safely selecting costumes, and how to transition between one trick and another in a routine, you’ll have all you need to craft a fun routine of your own. It’s not only a fun way to impress the neighborhood, it’s a great way to build a deeper relationship with your dog.
Every dog has a super dog within…unleash your dog’s potential with Super Dog Tricks!