Sunday, February 20, 2011

Go Out Training

We hear about a lot of variations. Teach the dog to retrieve something that is ultimately (sometimes) hidden. Teach the dog to foot target the gate. Nose target the gate. Foot target a floor target.

But.... Griffin does remarkably well if he is expecting to JUMP the item! I asked Megan why no one talks of this variation. Apparently if your dog jumps out of the ring its Very Very Bad, but if your dog foot targets the gate and knocks it over, it's only Very Bad.

That said, I think his excessive response to cues and his enthusiasm is great:

1 comment:

Megan said...

Oh my gosh. I don't normally think Griffin is half as cute as you do but... OH MY GOSH IS HE CUTE! That is adorable. He's great!