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Book Extracts

We have provided extracts from each book so that you can sample some of the content. We hope this helps you make the correct decision in your choice of book for your preferred discipline. Should you require further information please contact us via our contact page. 

How To Achieve Precision Tracking

“The essential parameters of tracking should be that the dog acknowledges a reward is eminent by locating an article via a human odour in the composition of ground disturbance.”

It is vital that the dog solves this puzzle by itself. Showing the dog will only make it addicted to following your every move.

Some of the chapters in this book include:

  • Introduction
  • A Perspective on Tracking
  • What Makes One Person Or Animal Smell Different From Another?
  • Direction of Odours
  • Selection of a Tracking Dog
  • Conditioned Indication Response
  • Getting Down To Training
  • No Down Command Required
  • Introducing the Tracking Article
  • Discrimination Training
  • Teaching The ‘slow’ Command
  • Handling Your Tracking Line
  • Leading The Dog Out Of The Scent Pad
  • Corners – How to Lay, Introduce and Teach
  • Fading the wall
  • Vital Association
  • Keeping The Dog In Behavioural Balance

…and so much more.                                                                         

How To Achieve Precision Obedience

“The time has come where learning theory can complement training systems that have been cultivated due to deep behavioural analysis. These ideas paved the way for systems that least complicate dogs and their handlers because the driver is a quality dog that is unnerved by the environment and the handler is educated in the art of animal learning”.

Some of the chapters in this book include:

  • Obedience, what it is?
  • What Is Motivation?
  • How About This For Motivation?
  • The Emotion of The ‘Second Event’ Infects The ‘Emotion of The First Event’

  • Event Markers
  • Correct Introduction To Positive & Negative Markers
  • Feedback Loops
  • Linking food (concentration) to active rewards (motivation)
  • Food Motivation, Natural or Not?
  • The Reward
  • Mindset For Learning
  • Signals
  • Consequential Systems
  • Aversive – Dosage Control
  • Preparation and Training Plan
  • The Class Room
  • Eliminating the Assistance Tools
  • Dealing with distractions proactively 

….and so much more.

Precision Protection Training

“It is well accepted that much can be accomplished in training when the correct dogs are chosen for breeding. These powerful genetic responses amplify our training outcomes due to correct trait selection, and this enables dogs to deal proactively with aversive events (stimuli). Robustness is what we need and must have”

Some of the chapters in this book include:

  • The Term ‘Protection Training’
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Origins of the Dominance Theory
  • The Audience Effect
  • Is Passion Enough
  • Assumptions
  • Normal & Genetic – ‘Optimum Function Zones’

  • Metacognition
  • Be Careful What You Wish For
  • Everything Matters
  • Dogs are Made from Diamonds or Marshmallows and Everything in Between
  • Interactive Conflicts (Positive & Negative)

  • Fight Drive (Aggression Through Competition)

  • Eliminating Grip / Reward Conflicts
  • Mental Stress Adaptation

  • Holistic Trait Selection

  • Enjoying Aggression

….and so much more.

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