Which book should you get to train that new puppy or grown dog? Click for Joy! won this year's coveted Maxwell Award from the Dog Writers Association of America for best book on dog behavior and training.
New York, NY February 13, 2003--Which book should you get to train that new puppy or grown dog? Click for Joy!, by Melissa Alexander(Sunshine Books,2003),took home this year's coveted Maxwell Award from the Dog Writers Association of America for best book on dog behavior and training.
Click for Joy! explains, in an easy-to-use question and answer format how to create a positive relationship with your dog using the power of clicker training - a powerful, all-positive behavioral system popularized by behavioral biologist and animal trainer Karen Pryor.
The award was given out in Manhattan at the annual award dinner the evening before the famed Westminster Dog Show. In addition to the Maxwell Award, Click for Joy! also took home the DWAA's special award for best training and behavior publication in any bound form.
Ms. Alexander, who lives is Seattle, said "I'm floating on air. I used to read the DWAA winners list every year and dream of being part of it. I'm so glad Click for Joy! got me there."
Karen Pryor, CEO of the publisher Sunshine Books/KPCT, added "We are so proud of Melissa and her wonderful book. The smart design and the wide range of questions and answers makes it the ideal resource for people with puppies or grown dogs. We are thrilled at this recognition from the Dog Writers Association of America."
To learn more about clicker training, get more information on the author, see the table of contents or selected excerpts, visit www.clickertraining.com or call 1-800-472-5425