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GROOMING THE BASICS BY CANINE COAT CARE

The Canine Coat Care video series produced by AMP Productions started in 1996 with the initial aim to satisfy the show exhibitor market but was soon expanded to include the pet groomer and owner market. They now have an extensive DVD library catering for a number of breeds. This title is a general grooming introduction of value particularly to a new owner, or even an asset if you are yet to decide which breed you want to adopt. 2008-02-15 more ...


THE WELL CONNECTED DOG A GUIDE TO ACUPRESSURE by Amy Snow and Nancy Zidonis

Flipping through this book it belies the depth of information and resources tuck away neatly in 160 pages. Once you get into reading it, there are tons and tons of information, which is as well for someone who has never done anything with acupressure other than learn how to spell the word! 2007-10-01 more ...


JUNIOR HANDLING by Felix Cosme

'To be a successful handler you need to have endless patience and understading, as well as a natural affinity with animals" Liz Cartledge in the Foreword. 2007-01-05 more ...


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HANDLERS OF THE FUTURE by Corinne O'Connell and Edward Rogers

Congratulations to Corinne O'Connell and Edward Rogers on producing a DVD covering the basics of Junior Handlers! Filmed at the old dog section of the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds the film covers a class of Junior Handlers being judged by local identity Glenyse Acreman who gives a running commentarty as she puts the children through their paces. The bulk of the video is made up of interviews with current successful handlers and some parents, as well as a substantial interview with Ms Acreman. The production isn't flash but it is very viewable and very nicely indexed into chapters for easy reference. 2006-12-12 more ...


THE WINNING EDGE by George G Alston

Subtitled, Show Ring Secrets, this is a book I have now read four times - the first read I was overwhelmed with the information, the second and third times I read it as prepping and psyching for big events, and now this fourth time I realize just how many of our top exhibitors in Australia have read it. 2006-11-11 more ...


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PREPARATION AND PRESENTATION OF THE SHOW DOG by Jeff and Betty Brucker

'When working with any dog, regardless of age, there are several important factors n training him, First, you must always be consistent. Being consistent in your expectations of the dog in general, in your training sessions, in praising him and even in correction you will have to give from time to time. Secondly, the length of time you spend working with your dog training him for the show ring should be realistic. Ten or fifteen minutes at one session is the maximum time to work with a dog. If you or your dog become frustrated during a training session, stop immediately, and resume later.' is one piece of hundreds of sound advice in this book. 2006-11-01 more ...