Melissa Alexander's Click for Joy!, published by KPCT in 2003, has been nominated for two awards by the prestigious Dog Writers Association of America. Click for Joy! is one of three titles nominated for the coveted DWAA Maxwell Award for best dog training book of the year. Click for Joy! has also been selected as one of three nominees for the Radio Systems/Pet Safe award of $500 for best training publication of 2003.
The winners will be announced Sunday, February 8, 2003, at the 69th annual DWAA Banquet and Awards Ceremony, traditionally held during the weekend of the Westminster Dog Show. The event, sponsored in part by the American Kennel Club, will take place at the Southgate Tower Hotel, across from Madison Square Garden. It is open to members in good standing of the DWAA, officers of the American Kennel Club, the 2003 nominees, and their families and invited guests. For more information go to www.DWAA.org.
Category: Book: training and behavior
Melissa Alexander, "Click for Joy!" (Sunshine Books, 2003)
Jacqueline Parkin, "Click! You're on Canine Camera" (Alpine, 2003)
Ed Presnall, "Mastering Variable Surface Tracking" (Dogwise, 2003)
Special awards: Radio Systems/Pet Safe is offering a $500 award for the best training publication in book or other bound form.
Melissa Alexander, "Click for Joy!" (Sunshine Books, 2003) Charles L. Kramer, "Rally O: An Introduction to the Style of Rally Obedience (2003) Ed Presnall, "Mastering Variable Surface Tracking" (Dogwise, 2003)