Swedish authorities Eva Bertilsson and Emelie Johnson Vegh have been teaching and competing in the exciting sport of canine agility since the early 90’s, using reinforcement technology to develop their teaching methods and reach new levels of teamwork. In this audio selection from their new book Agility Right from the Start, Emelie Johnson Vegh talks about how you can use the basic principles of classical and operant conditioning to teach your dog to do anything! To learn more about the powerful modern training system that has made them leading agility teachers in Norway and Sweden, order your copy of Agility Right from the Start today!
Agility Right From The Start
Waltham, MA, April 13, 2010–Karen Pryor Clickertraining proudly announces the release of Agility Right from the Start, the first canine agility book from Swedish agility experts Eva Bertilsson and Emelie Johnson Vegh. Based on the same powerful modern training system that has made the authors leading agility teachers throughout Norway and Sweden, this ground-breaking new book combines positive rewards-based training methods with a systematic approach that covers all aspects of this exciting and rewarding sport.
In their highly anticipated new book, Agility Right from the Start, Eva Bertilsson and Emelie Johnson Vegh present a comprehensive guide to agility, based entirely on the powerful modern training system that made them leading agility teachers throughout Norway and Sweden.
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Editor’s note: For anyone who has seen or participated in canine agility, it’s easy to see why it’s the fastest growing canine sport in the country. It’s not only great exercise, but loads of fun for both dog and owner. Whether training in the backyard or competing in international trials, the key to success in agility training is learning how to work as a team.
You'll enjoy listening to Karen's own podcast (available at the bottom of this page) about her scaredy-cat dog. In this podcast, Karen talks about dealing with her dog, Misha, and various everyday situations that frighten him. Karen describes obstacles she encountered and overcame, basic behaviors she observed, and how she used tips from the new book Agility Right From the Start to help with this situation. You can read the original article here.