Elvis and I spent 15 minutes working on all the basics. Stay, down, sit, come, place. We have done little work with heel. We spent some time walking in the yard laying the foundation for heel. I gave him treats when he walked in the proper position. Oh, and leave […]
Today I reviewed the video for place again and see where I'm making my mistake. So we went to the mat and tried again. The correction I made for myself was to bring the treat as low to the mat as I could so he starts the motions of place […]
Lexi is my wifes dog, yet my they have been having issues. Lexi will obey me fairly well, yet seems to always push my wife. After watching them we are working and more praise and consistence on the part of my wife working with her. Also noticed confusion with lexi […]
No change on place from yesterday. Still hesitates to complete command to the down position, no distance at this time. Party hat- We worked on this last summer and when I took his party hat out he was happy to see it. Building from last summer I am at the […]
15 repetitions. Elvis completed the command 11 times. 4 times he hesitated again to go in the down position. The towel used to create "place" was moved 2 times with 15/15 times correct using the command with hand signal.
Mouse is part of the K9-1 working dog program and is currently an active police K9. He has a great balance of being social with people and dogs (with caution around intact males), very good environmental nerves, strong hunt and prey drive, and very good natural aggression (fight drive). He […]
Orpheus-With a multifaceted personality, Orfeo is loving, goofy, instinctively protective, strong willed and steadfast. More than a dog, Orfeo has been my teacher, my buddy. He is everything to me. Orfeo's father-Elvis: mostly Czechoslovakian working lines and about 1/4 German working lines Orfeo's mother-Nora: mostly East & West German working […]