Agility Start to Finish is the all-in-one instructional book you’ve been waiting for. Written in a clear, concise manner, it’s perfect for all breeds and all levels of handlers—from beginner to advanced. Filled with page after page of full-color photos and step-by-step diagrams, it doesn’t just show you what to do... it tells you why.
New 3rd Edition! Shows how dogs learn, what they do with what they learn, and how a stimulated canine mind, along with an untrampled canine ego, makes for a dog that is a joy to live and work with. Covers competitive obedience exercises novice through utility, but the emphasis is on novice. Even covers how to choose a puppy for competitive obedience, special techniques for large and small dogs, proofing. Exercises are discussed individually. There is a section on using match shows and tips for your actual ring performance. The new edition presents the most current knowledge on canine learning patterns.