Change the venue of your multiple dog working environment. Start to generalize the environment.
Adding new dogs to the multiple dog mix.
One of the things we like to do at Pawsitive Vybe is to use a finger point to mark behaviors. The above video is a demonstration of the finger point mark. It’s real nice for keeping a dog’s focus on the handler and for silently marking behaviors. This is quite useful with multiple dogs because a […]
Tips and tricks for freeshaping with multiple dogs.
Choosing Target Behaviors for a freeshaping session with multiple dogs.
Freeshaping Multiple Dogs Sample Session.
A sample session of working multiple dogs on taking turns using a pedestal.
The Distraction Dog is not very important to this exercise. This dog is simply used as a distraction for the Working Dog’s duration behavior. The ‘work’ that we do with the Distraction Dog is not important. What’s important is getting to the Release for the Working Dog. Start Simply We can work a sit with […]
We like to use Pedestals here at PVybe HQ because it is a very Black and White behavior. The dog is either on it, or not on it, plain and simple. A Spot, while definitely more concrete than simply putting a dog in a Sit or Down, is not nearly as concrete as the Pedestal.
Many clicker trainers have problems with duration because they are primarily focused on marking and reinforcing action. After the action part of the duration behavior has been performed there is really nothing left to mark.
We are about 2 weeks away from starting the Pawsitive Vybe Distance Learning Classes and I’m working on the Working Multiple Dogs online distance learning class this morning. The outline for this class has been done for months, but now that I have to get specific, I’m starting to realize just how big a job it […]