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Advanced Retriever Training

By Laura Hill

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ISBN: 9781785007552
PUBLISHED: 26/10/2020
PAGES: 160
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 114 colour photographs and 8 black & white diagrams

In Advanced Retriever Training, experienced trainer, competitor and judge, Laura Hill, takes a holistic approach to training and living with working retriever breeds. Whether your aim is to reach competition level or simply to troubleshoot your training practices, this book is the ideal follow-on to the basic commands and handling skills already established.

Insightful and in-depth coverage includes:

  • Reanalysing the basic pillars of breeding, feeding and training
  • Examining your own behaviour and the effect it has on your dog·
  • Identifying your dog's psychological needs and tailoring your training accordingly
  • Key approaches to successful retriever work with positive, reward-based methods
  • Training planning and management·
  • An advanced approach to training essentials, including heelwork, marking, blind retrieves and navigating barriers
  • Establishing and maintaining an enjoyable partnership with your dog

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