Bluesky2012 wrote:I have a pro trainer working with me through it and he says to use it because it makes them have to learn to carry awkward objects the dont like, regardless. Really builds their hold
i_willie12 wrote: A lot of the "object" trainers are old school guys
If i was going to use "object" training it would be 12oz beer cans!! For obvious reason!!
We are all affraid that at some point our dog is going to blink a bird and we are going to have to force them to retrieve... Anyone ever have to force their dog to pick up a duck??? I bet no.
i_willie12 wrote:And a Anyone ever have to force their dog to pick up a duck??? I bet no.
Bluesky2012 wrote:After last nights frustrating session, I pushed forward this morning. I changed where I was pinching on his ear and let off on the force just a TINY bit and it seemed to make all the difference.
Instead of working to turn off the pressure, I think he was just trying to survive it.
Bluesky2012 wrote:I believe I overshot the pressure and made it hurt too much then undershot it to where he just didn't care. I'm trying to find a hold a sweet spot that I've been dancing around. Also I think moving to the ground confused him and that's why the pressure is confusing him. Make any sense?
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