Random House Books-Dog Tricks. People love to see dogs do funny and useful tricks, such as playing basketball, picking up toys, and putting down the toilet lid. This book demonstrates more than eighty popular tricks with detailed, step-by-step instructions and eye-catching full-color photographs. The book provides helpful information on using positive training, rewards, cues, and body language to facilitate training Author: Deb M. Eldredge. Softcover; 256 pages. Published Year: 2015. ISBN 978-1-61564-767-5. Imported.