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Service Dog Retrieve “Take” Fine Tuning Mouth Control on delicate or small objects R+

Service Dog Retrieve “Take” Fine Tuning Mouth Control on delicate or small objects R+

Fine Tuning the ‘Take’ Once the dog is consistently taking and delivering a variety of mouth-sized objects to your hand, it’s time to fine-tune the behavior. Start with a firm waterproof object such as a credit card. Use an expired… Continue Reading

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Training ‘Take’ and ‘Give’ Objects for a Formal Service Dog Retrieve

Training  ‘Take’ and ‘Give’ Objects for a Formal Service Dog Retrieve

‘Take’ and ‘Give’ as the First Parts of a Service Dog Retrieve There are several parts to a service dog retrieve. Key parts are ‘take’, ‘hold’ and ‘give’. Because service dogs are required to take and hold small and fragile… Continue Reading

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Clicker Training a Bird Dog Retrieve Part 2 Finishing Touches (fetch)

Clicker Training a Bird Dog Retrieve Part 2 Finishing Touches (fetch)

Clicker Training a Bird Dog Retreive to Hand Part 2 Finishing Touches Now that you have a basic retrieve, you can add some of the finishing touches. Each behavior needs to be taught separately first, before being added to the… Continue Reading

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Generalizing a ‘Hold’ of a Service Dog Retrieve

Generalizing a ‘Hold’ of a Service Dog Retrieve

Generalizing a Hold of a Service Dog Retrieve Start by practicing the hold in different positions. Take Hold Stand Thank you Down Take Hold Thank you Sit Take Hold Thank you Good! Dog changing positions Take Hold Sit Thank you… Continue Reading