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Stunt training – very useful thing. Here from the pet compliance to any rigid criteria as at delivery of standards, and a game is taken as a principle is not required. Stunt training develops intelligence of a dog, self-confidence and as it is a game which is fascinating both for you, and for an animal, your relationship improves. How to train a dog in tricks?
First of all, it is important that training in tricks was pleasure and entertainment both for you, and for a dog. Therefore stunt training has to be based only on a positive reinforcement . In this case dogs become cheerful, vigorous, exact, obedient and are capable to execute any teams perfectly. We give to a dog chance to win (again and again), to interact consciously with us and to control the part of work.
Many consider that encouragement is always delicacy. It is right, but not absolutely. Encouragement is what the dog wants at present. When training a dog in tricks can be encouragement:
Whether the oral praise in stunt training of a dog is necessary? Looking as to say it! If you sadly and quietly repeat "A good doggie …" — that hardly the pet will understand that you are happy with him.
Dogs attract enthusiastic sounds, and it is important to praise a dog so that she looked at you, wagged a tail and smiled – it means that it accepted a praise.
And consider that different dogs differently react to intensity of a praise, and rather quietly to tell someone that your favourite the good fellow, and for someone it is necessary to go all out: to show rough joy.
In stunt training, as well as in any training of a dog, it is very important to mark the correct actions in time. And probably for this purpose the clicker conveniently will use .
Inadmissibly to apply inhumane methods in stunt training of a dog, including to use inhumane ammunition.
Sometimes owners say: "I tried a positive reinforcement, but it does not work!" However in each case behind it mistakes of the trainer are.
Be not upset if something goes not so.
If the dog executed the command perfectly yesterday, and today does not carry out at all, return on a step or several steps backwards. And if something absolutely is impossible, sometimes it is useful to give also to itself, and a dog a timeout and to return to the planned trick later.
To teach a dog to new tricks , it is necessary to meet a number of conditions:
To achieve the objectives in training of a dog , it is necessary to meet the following conditions:
The most important – not to forget that occupations have to be in joy and to you, and a dog .
Consider that many tricks demand of serious physical training as they assume not absolutely natural position of a body of a dog in space. In usual life of a dog hardly go on three paws or jump with a turn by 180 degrees. And before teaching a dog to a new trick, it is worth being convinced that she is rather developed physically and coordinated. Preparatory exercises are sometimes necessary.
It is important that in the course of the occupations the dog was not injured. To avoid injuries, it is necessary to observe safety measures when training a dog in tricks.
As a rule, stunt training of a dog is begun with acquaintance to targets. It can be:
The dog can touch a target a nose, paws or other parts of a body, depending on a trick.
At the same time it is important to teach a dog to follow a hand, but not to be rubbed the nose constantly in it. When you will teach the favourite to the movement from yourself back to front on command "Back", for example, it is not necessary for you at all that he moved forward, утыкаясь a nose in a hand.
As a rule, first and the simplest tricks which are mastered by a dog, the following:
These tricks can train even a puppy.
It is useful to be engaged for training in tricks with a dog in shaping . Most likely, the dog in the course of the occupation will offer you new tricks or will be pleasant to make addition to already available – and, perhaps, these innovations to you.
From single tricks it is possible to create of a sheaf and the present circus numbers . A limit here – your imagination and physical capacities of a dog.