What's that‚ Lassie? Worried about losing your title as the world's cleverest canine? Well‚ you should be because Kate Nicholas and her super-talented moon-walking dog Gin are the greatest team on British TV!
There's no doubt Gin is a very smart Border Collie and this unique dog really is a girl's best friend. From cute puppy to star performer‚ this is the amazing story of an inspiring partnership that spans over six years. Together with handler Kate‚ 16‚ Gin wowed the nation with a series of breathtaking freestyle dance routines on ITV's primetime show Britain's Got Talent. In this practical guide Kate and Gin share their dog-training secrets that will help young handlers learn with their pet. Kate and Gin's experiences of competing at Crufts mean this easy-to-follow step-by-step handbook is jam-packed full of advice about how to get the most from your dog and have fun at the same time.
Discover how Kate teaches Gin through a combination of rewards‚ timing‚ repetition and signals and exciting games. Through mind-boggling photographs of her and Gin in action‚ as well as cool instructional photos showing how you too can achieve their moves‚ Kate explains how training and dancing with your dog is a great way to exercise your pet and build up a great friendship. Eventually‚ you'll not only have a very happy companion but also a dog you are proud to take absolutely anywhere - even on stage!
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 12 / 2008
- 155 x 215mm