101 Dog Tricks Kyra Sundance and Chalcy 208 Pages | Paperback
Excerpts from Kyra Sundance's DVDs: "Best of 101 Dog Tricks" and "Best Puppy Tricks"
Founded in 2005 by Kyra Sundance, Do More With Your Dog!® was originally a dog training curriculum program which focused on teaching tricks in a step-by-step method utilizing positive reinforcement techniques. This curriculum was so popular amongst trainers, that Kyra wrote a book based on these techniques. 101 Dog Tricks became an international bestseller, and has been translated into 15 languages. Kyra followed with many more books and DVDs which expanded upon the original Do More With Your Dog!® curriculum.
Kyra Sundance is an internationally bestselling author of dozens of books, DVDs, and training kits including the industry standard "101 Dog Tricks." Her clear, step-by-step instructions made training a snap. With 40 workshops under her belt, Kyra's programs are tried-and-true, well organized and professionally presented.
Excerpt from Best of 101 Dog Tricks with Kyra Sundance
Kyra Sundance--101 Dog Tricks - Do More With Your Dog
101 Dog Tricks by Kyra Sundance & Chalcy. Step-by-Step Activities to Engage, Challenge and Bond with your dog. Fetch the paper, Roll Over, Take a bow, Answer the phone, Bring the remote and more.101 Dog Tricks is the largest trick book on the market and the only one presenting full-color photos of each trick and its training steps? The step-by-step approach, difficulty rating, and prerequisites, allow readers to start training immediately. Tips and trouble-shooting boxes cover common problems, while "build-on" ideas suggest more complicated tricks which build on each new skill. No special tools (such as clickers) or knowledge of specific training methods are required. Trick training is a great way to bond with your dog and help him integrate into your family. It keeps him mentally and physically challenged and helps to establish paths of communication between you. Many tricks build skills needed for common dog sports, dog dancing, and dog therapy work. It's every dog lover's privilege that Kyra and Chalcy took time from their performing schedule to share their secrets in 101 Dog Tricks. About the Author: Kyra Sundance is a world-acclaimed stunt dog show performer, celebrity dog trainer, and internationally best-selling author. An award winning author, Kyra's numerous dog-training books include the international best-selling whichsold over a half-million copies in 18 languages, and is one of the top dog training books of all time.Wish your dog could pick up around the house, fetch a soda from the fridge or play the shell game? No problem with this step-by-step instructional DVD from world-class animal trainer Kyra Sundance, her dog Chalcy and a few of their friends. With tricks for every dog and skill level, this bow-wow how-to is a great way to bond with your dog as you keep him mentally and physically fit.
The 16 Tricks are broken down into smaller, easier-to-learn skills. Each one has a brief overview of how the trick works, what to expect and some quick tips to keep the training sessions fun for you and your dog.
1. Sit 2. Spin Circles 3. Say Your Prayers 4. Hoop Jump 5. Jump Through My Arms 6. Shell Game 7. Shake Hands 8. Crawl 9. Beg 10. Take a Bow 11. Fetch My Slippers 12. Bring a Soda from the Fridge 13. Leg Weave 14. Cover Your Eyes 15. Roll Yourself in a Blanket 16. Tidy Up Your Toys
Kyra and her Sundance Dog Team of Weimaraners perform live acrobatic shows, and have appeared at professional sports halftime shows, and on television shows such as The Tonight Show, Ellen, ET, Worldwide Fido Awards, Animal Planet's Pet Star, Showdog Moms & Dads, and Disneys Underdog stage show at the El Capitan theater in Hollywood. Kyra and her dogs performed a command performance in Marrakech for the King of Morocco.
Before her performing career, Kyra was active in competitive dog sports, earning titles in Obedience, Agility, and Hunting. Kyra also works as a set trainer for dog actors on sets such as "Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2" and "My Dog Ate What."
Kyra is best known for her first book, "101 Dog Tricks" which has been translated into 15 languages.
Kyra and her Weimaraners Chalcy and Jadie live with Kyras husband on a ranch in Californias Mojave desert.Pedestal training is used to manage behavior (by providing a "home base"), and to improve training (by improving focus, drive, and precision). It is invaluable in working with multiple dogs, and in improving motivation and work ethic. Work directly with Kyra Sundance, world-renowned trainer and author of bestselling 101 Dog Tricks, to learn the academic knowledge and hands-on techniques of successful, positive dog training. Make your dog happy!