The refreshing thing about this book is that Christine Blenski acknowledges that life with your pet has a tendency to settle down into a routine once the glamour of initial puppy ownership and training has worn off. She suggests that reinvigorating playtime with your dog can be a simple matter of buying a new throw toy to take on your daily walk- or you could try one of over 50 game ideas in Dog Games. Each game encourages hard work from both pet and handler, but the end result is a tried and tested mood-tester for both. Don't worry if your dog prefers one type of game to another. there are ideas for living rooms, older dogs, and even the biggest breed of sports dog. Do the 'big game pace test' to find out what type of games will suit you best, and then try the hula hoop if you dare. -- --Dogs NSW
We all know our pets are smart and Clever Dog! takes us on a journey to prove it. This books looks at the skills dogs have and how we elevate them in society, how a dog isn't only man's best friend, but also a problem solver, conflict resolver and health asset. We knew it wasn't just us who thought this way! Clever Dog! is also full of interesting dog care and training tips that flavour the publication and give it a practical application. A nice read. --Pets Magazine
Dog games is a large book full of lovely photos ... There is some fantastic general advice ... fun ideas for anyone starting out in training and playing with their dog. --naturallyhappydogs.com
About the Author
Christiane Blenski is a dog-owner and writer. Since a schoolgirl, she has written for local newspapers and, in 2001, began a career as a freelance writer. She fell in love with the Australian Shepherd dog and now has one of her own; Jaden, a blue-merle with blue/brown eyes. This active, challenging breed has taught Christiane much about dog behaviour and training.