CANINE LINK OF THE
The Link of the Week aims to help you improve your dog's skills, behavior and activities,
with occasional special features on other topics of interest for working dog owners. No
matter your breed, sports or training interest, the link should be worthwhile.
Can You List All of Them?
10 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT CLICKER TRAINING
Is clicker training "all positive"? Is a word
better than a clicker for reinforcing a dog's good behavior? Can a clicker be used in a
training class? These questions reveal some of the many misconceptions people hold about
clicker training. Discover answers about this popular training method, and learn if
it might be worthwhile for you and your dogs.
Find the newest featured link on the right side of the WorkingDogWeb home page.-----
* * RECOMMENDED DOG TRAINING BOOK! * *
CLICKER TRAINING FOR DOGS
By Karen Pryor
Karen Pryor is THE scientist who developed modern, force-free
animal training methods. while working with dolphins in the 1960s --
methods now used successfully with dogs as well. She is a pioneer and leading
proponent of clicker training, as well as a noted scientist in two fields, marine mammal
biology and behavioral psychology. In this book, she introduces both the how and why of
clicker training, a great place to start with this new approach.
To examine and order this
books, just click through the links
on the WorkingDogWeb home page or the links at left if you
are reading this on the Web.
* * WONDERFUL DOG BOOKS FOR EVERYONE! * *
My Life in Dog Years
By Gary Paulsen
One of the most popular writers about sled dogs, mushing, the
Iditarod and life is Gary Paulsen, the author of the best-selling book Winterdance.
Now he has written a new book called My Life in
Dog Years for young people and those young at heart, detailing his
experiences with eight influential dogs in his own life. These include Cookie, a dog
that saved his life. The book is getting five-star reviews from readers.
Little Sled Dog that Braved the Arctic
By Pam Flowers & Ann Dixon
Several summers ago, I had a chance to meet Pam Flowers and her
huskies during a trip to Alaska. Since then, WorkingDogWeb has featured her book on her
trip across the Arctic [Alone Across the Arctic] and now are delighted to
feature Big-Enough Anna, her children's story about Anna, the gutsy husky
puppy. Perfect for any child who likes animals and adventure, and for parents who love
reading to their youngsters.
Working Dogs: True Stories
of Dogs and Their Handlers
By Kristin Mehus-Roe
Finally, we are pleased to feature a wonderful book that explores the whole
range of dog work, from assistance dogs to ranch dogs to therapy dogs to sled dogs to
police, military and SAR dogs. Working Dogs: True Stories Working Dogs:
True Stories can be enjoyed any dog lover who admires capable dogs, as
well as by those seeking specific information about each canine career.
To examine and order these
books, just click through the links on the WorkingDogWeb home page or the links at left if
you are reading this on the Web.
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Now is a perfect time to order a top dog book
to give you new ideas on training your dog,
helping your dog reach peak performance
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makes dogs tick! Free shipping
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Great New Free Stuff!
ONLINE PEDIGREE CREATOR, MORE
New at Best Dog Free Stuff is a handy pedigree
creator, a new screensaver with Golden Retrievers
and more. Remember, no matter your breed, except the
very rare ones, you'll find free e-greeting cards to suit
your needs on our big Best Dog Free Stuff page.
For all Best Dog Free Stuff:
Try FREE eGreetings:
Remember to send a note to a friend today one with appealing dog graphics.
DogShops & DogProducts Pages
CONVENIENT ONLINE SHOPPING
FOR YOUR DOG'S SUPPLIES, TOYS
Our handy DogShops page makes it easy to
find what you need - when you need it. Dog food,
treats, health care products, supplies, training
equipment -- or your breed on cups, shirts and
much more. CONVENIENT!
Looking for a Dog Doorbell
so your dog can signal that it's
time to come in or go out? We've displayed a great selection
of dog products including a special dog doorbell that you can
order conveniently online from Amazon.com through links at
WorkingDogWeb - supporting our many free services. Thanks!
New honorees for 2004!
COOL CANINE SITE WINNERS:
in the Informative and Cool category are two great sites: Service Dogs Save Lives
and -- from Down Under -- the Central Coast Surf Stormers Flyball Dogs. Worthwhile
resources on their dog topics plus clear navigation and nice design. [Note: There are now
four pages for Cool Canine Sites, our newest winners and our long-time winners. Explore
see the winner, visit here:
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