March 25th, 2007, 12:20 PM
My 10 year old nephew recently got a dog from the shelter that he wants to do agility training with. She is about a year old a basenji mix, we think. He is teaching her basic obedience now, she is learning really quick. He lives in a very rural area, and does not have access to any training classes at this point. He is excellent with animals, and I want to encourage him in this (I live about 3 hours away and see him once a month). Are there any books that you could recommend? Either O.B., or agility? Actual training or stories to keep his interest peaked?
March 25th, 2007, 09:47 PM
This may not be much help.. But when I got interested in agility I went to the library. They only had one book, but it was a start for me. Lots of pictures and such.
March 25th, 2007, 09:53 PM
Here is a list of books from Amazon, not sure if any are okay for a ten year old though. http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw/104-3221056-7516744?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=agility+training
March 26th, 2007, 12:10 PM
Click and Play Agility and Introduction to Dog Agility are my fav's for beginner training. I've heard great things about "from the ground up" by Kim Collins but I haven't read it yet!