Forward together : an inside look at guide dog training

Title Forward together : an inside look at guide dog training
Names Bane, Christie.
Book Number BRG04503
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Have you ever watched a person who is blind working with a guide dog and wondered how the dog was trained? Forward Together reveals the professional methods behind training guide dog skills: Accepting the harness and other equipment ; Leading the handler around obstacles ; Stopping for changes in elevation ; Ignoring distractions while working ; Generalizing behaviors to different environments ; Taking action as needed to keep the handler safe from traffic. The book also includes in-depth explanations of matching dogs to handlers, and teaching handlers how to work with their new guide dogs. The author draws on over three decades of experience raising and training guide dogs for different organizations to provide insight into the training behind these lifesaving dogs. Unrated. Marrakesh title.
Local Subject Contracted braille
LC Subject Dogs - Behavior
Dogs - Psychology
Dogs - Training
Guide dogs
Human-animal relationships
Service dogs
Braille books
Call Number 362.4183 636.7088 ANF
Language English
Original Publication Transcription of: 2024 9798648646865. Christie Bane
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