NORTHWEST K9 BOOKS AND VIDEOS

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PROTECTION GERMAN SHEPHERD TRAINING BEHAVIOR


SCHUTZHUND DOG TRAINING

ADVANCED SCHUTZHUND
Ivan Balabanov and Karen Duet; 256 pages, hardcover. June 1999.
Advanced Schutzhund offers training methods for the top competitor. It takes a problem-solving approach to Level III work that will help competitors bring their dogs to the highest level.
DER SCHUTZHUND (THE PROTECTION DOG)
Helmut Raiser, trans. by Armin Winkler
The Training of Working Dogs in Protection Work. Gives equal consideration to the duties of handler, dog, and helper. Part 1: discusses prey, defense, aggression, and fighting drives which are used in the training protection work; also explains basic ethological terms and laws, such as instinctive action, trigger stimulus, drive goal, conflict behavior, etc. Shows classical and instrumental conditioning as the typical methods through which dogs learn. Part 2: methodical instruction on how to develop and train dogs in protection work. Methodically and technically correct helperwork is always important. 29 briefly but informatively captioned picture sequences clearly demonstrate how handler, dog, and helper have to work together in the different exercises.
HANDLER TRAINING FOR A COMPANION DOG "B"
Ed Frawley
What judges expect the handler and his dog to be able to do in the Companion B stage of a Schutzhund I trials. Includes footage of actual exam along with computer generated diagrams to make it simpler to understand exactly what is expected. Running time: 50 mins. Published by Leerburg, video, 55 Min.
POSITIVE PUPPY PREVIEW
Sheila Booth
By the co-author of "Schutzhund Obedience Training In Drive", this audio tape explains how to pick a puppy for top obedience, assessing their stress reactions, evaluating a puppy's drives, finding out if its drives overcome its stress level, how to see "what the puppy is trying to show you", picking a puppy for agility or for Schutzhund. 1996, audio, 70 Min.
PURELY POSITIVE TRAINING
Sheila Booth; 1998; paperback
Nationally recognized Schutzhund trainer and competitor Sheila Booth authors a motivational training resource. Train your dog the positive way. Includes how to raise a puppy positively, how to build a strong relationship, manners training, teaching a really reliable recall, and how to train effectively without force. Special instructions in each section for companion dogs, competition obedience, agility and Schutzhund. Clearly explains both theory and technique, including The Golden Rule and The Ten Commandments of positive training. Easy-to-follow directions to teach sit, down, stand, heel, recall, finish, retrieving, jumping and send away. Special chapter on preparing for successful competition. Written with love of dogs and an understanding of training. Published by Podium Publications, 1998, pbk, 380 pages
SCHUTZHUND ADVANCED OBEDIENCE II
Gottfried Dildei
From the most successful Schutzhund coach in the US, for both Schutzhund and competitive people. Teaches all advanced exercises in Schutzhund, including recall, finish, stand in motion, retrieves and send away. Video, 50 Min.
SCHUTZHUND BASIC OBEDIENCE I
Gottfried Dildei
Used by both Schutzhund and competitive obedience trainers! Teach from the beginning to work in drive. Covers the use of food in obedience training, teaching attention, conditioning activity, teaching heeling, halt, sit and down in motion. From the most successful Schutzhund coach in the US. Video, 50 Min.
SCHUTZHUND OBEDIENCE: TRAINING IN DRIVE
Gottfried Dildei & Sheila Booth
Don't be fooled by the word "Schutzhund" in the title! Both obedience and Schutzhund competitors are learning to train utilizing their dog's basic drives: food, play, prey, and fight and pack. Get enthusiastic responses to your commands for top scores! Learn when and how to motivate, how to imprint puppies, handle, and proof. This book is useful to AKC obedience competitors as well as Schutzhund people. One of our all-time best sellers. 1992, Paperback, 287 pages
SCHUTZHUND OBEDIENCE III: A MODERN VIEW OF CORRECTION
Gottfried Dildei
Don't be fooled by the word "Schutzhund" in the title! Obedience competitors are learning to train utilizing their dog's basic drives; food, play, prey, fight and pack. Get enthusiastic responses to your commands for top scores with these methods. Video, 50 Min.
SCHUTZHUND PROTECTION TRAINING
Gary Patterson
A training plan for working with Schutzhund protection dogs, a training method incorporating six steps to successful protection training. Starts with puppy imprinting, drive training, novice defense training, bite development, the hold and bark-out, on to advanced defense development, control training, and the blind search. One customer described it as "a classic; well-written, easy to use in training." 1989, paperback, 190 pages
SCHUTZHUND: THE DOG SPORT
Ed Frawley
What the sport of Schutzhund is all about - history, how competitions are organized, titles, scoring and etc. Running time: 50 mins. Published by Leerburg, video, 50 Min.
SCHUTZHUND: THEORY AND TRAINING METHODS
Susan Barwig, Stewart Hilliard; Hardcover; 1991
An outstanding analysis of why and how protection, Obedience, and Tracking all play an integral part in Schutzhund training, with emphasis on selecting and raising a dog to suit the owner's needs.
TOP WORKING DOGS: A TRAINING MANUAL
Dietman Schellenburg; 1985; paperback
TRAINING HANDLERS FOR THE SCHUTZHUND I TRIAL
Tom Rose
Teaching trainers how to handle a dog in a Schutzhund I trial and get the maximum humber of points possible. Many times handler errors and not dog errors result in points being lost in competition. Divided into four major sections: Pre-trial preparation, Schutzhund I Tracking, Schutzhund I Obedience, Schutzhund I Protection. Running time: 95 minutes. Published by Leerburg, video, 95 Min.
TRAINING THE COMPETITIVE WORKING DOG
Tom Rose & Gary Patterson
Designed for Schutzhund. Training for tracking, obedience and other aspects of Schutzhund are outlined here. 1985, paperback
TRAINING THE NEW HELPER (SCHUTZHUND)
Frawley
Intended for the person who has never done agitation or helper work before. It is not designed to train dogs, but people! Starts with selecting the type of dog to use on new helpers and necessary equipment. Teaches step by step how to take escape bites, excellent footage of the most common mistakes new helpers make as they learn proper bite work. Also teaches how to drive the dog, both skip drive and the running drive, new exercises to improve footwork without the dog, taking bites out of a blind, re-attack work--essentially basic skills, but fundamental for all helper training. 60 Min. Published by Leerburg, video, 60 Min.


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