Episode 13: Grooming Your Dog
Have you ever wondered what your groomer really wants you to know? How to prepare for taking your dog to the groomer? Questions you should ask and information you should provide? What dogs don’t require that much grooming (if you hate going to the groomer!)? Tune in and learn all about this important part of your “big hair” dog’s life!
“Herding Dogs: Progressive Training” by Vergil S. Holland – (link)
Herding Dogs: Progressive Training is the only book of its kind to guide the owner toward training the complete herding dog. Whether you are involved in farming or ranching, or simply want to explore your herding dog’s heritage, you will find a wealth of information here. For those with competitive goals, Herding Dogs will enhance your knowledge with a philosophy that has the dog’s individual breed and personality as the central focus.
Vergil S. Holland teaches the handler to understand the dog’s reactions before beginning this progressive training. Whether it is your dog’s first exposure to stock or your older dog with a new problem, you, as a handler, will find solutions to each problem and sound advice on each phase of training.
Special chapters on different personalities of the various herding breeds, with training modifications tailored to these differences, make it possible for you and your dog as a team to reach your maximum potential.
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Pups – A card game for dog lovers by Charlie Bink and David Jackson
Pups is a light-hearted twist on the classic trick-taking card games. Each round you will gather a pack of 7 loveable pups and you must bid on who well you think they can perform at the dog show. Your pups will then face-off against your opponents in a series of showdowns! If you succeed at winning you will earn reward treats. If you miss your bid – you gain penalty poos!