Tricks in the City: For Daring Dogs and the Humans That Love Them (Trick Dog Training Book, Exercise Your Dog)

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Tma Press
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6.0 X 7.3 X 0.5 inches | 0.55 pounds

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About the Author

Sassafras Lowrey is the 2013 winner of the Lambda Literary Emerging Writer Award. Sassafras' books; Lost Boi, Kicked Out, A Little Queermas Carol, Leather Ever After, and Roving Pack; have been honored by organizations ranging from the National Leather Association to the American Library Association. Sassafras' nonfiction book Left Out: How Marriage Equality Abandoned Homeless LGBTQ Youth is forthcoming from The New Press. Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and literary journals, and she regularly teaches writing at colleges and conferences across the country.

Sassafras has been involved with dog sports and dog training for over twenty years including Competition Obedience, Dog Agility, Tricks, Rally Obedience, and service dog training. In the early 2000s she competed at top levels of Dog Agility. She is a Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI) and has achieved the highest award level of All Star Trainer. Sassafras currently competes with her own dogs in tricks and canine parkour and trains in rally obedience and dog agility. Her dogs have achieved Champion Trick Dog (the highest level of trick competition), and Trick Dog Performer titles.

Sassafras has written regularly for dog magazines for over a decade and she regularly contributes to The Bark, Dogster Magazine and Whole Dog Journal, among other publications discussing dog lifestyle trends, news, dog health, training and behavior. She is also a pet parenting/lifestyle monthly columnist for Curve Magazine and Grok Nation.

Kyra's world-acclaimed acrobatic Stunt Dog Team performs on premier stages internationally at circuses, professional sports halftime shows, and on television shows such as The Tonight Show (twice), Ellen, ET, Worldwide Fido Awards, Animal Planet, Showdog Moms & Dads, and more. Kyra and her dogs starred in Disney's Underdog stage show, and starred in a command performance in Marrakech for the King of Morocco. Kyra authored many popular books including the international besteller 101 Dog Tricks (translated into 15 languages), 51 Puppy Tricks, The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook, The Dog Rules, 101 Ways to Do More With Your Dog, and 10-Minute Dog Training Games
"With easy to follow step-by-step instructions, this book gives both you and your pup something new and fun to do!" and they recommend the book as suitable for all dog owners." - American Kennel Club "Tricks in the City is an anthem for dogs of all ages, sizes, and abilities. Trick training is about relationship building and confidence-boosting, not only for our dogs, but for us as well!" - Pe3t Connection