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Take a couple sandwich bags with tiny sliced up treats in one. I would take a cold cut and cut it into 49 pieces (6 cuts each way). The other back, turned inside out can be used to safely retrieve any deposits Lucky feels compelled to leave. If you have fun, so will Lucky.
 

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Good luck! I really enjoyed taking Jersey to her beginning classes. It was great for her to socialize and it was great for us to learn how to handle her.

Quote:Originally posted by cheerio:
BTW, training a dog to walk at the heal on leash taks 20 minutes. So no big deal.
20 minutes?!?! I've been trying this for a year now with absolutely luck. What's the trick? :freak:
 

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It didn't take me much longer than that for the Bagel to learn to heal. As long as we did it a couple of times a week he was perfect. Now, I seldom have the need for him to heal and it takes me at least five minutes to convince the Bagel it is one of those kind of walks! 10 minutes later and he is oerfect, keying on my left leg and sitting when I stop.

Having a small piece of tasty morsel in my left hand, the one holding the middle of the leash got the Bagel's undivided attention! When we'd stop and he'd sit, I;d sneak him a little piece of cold cut. He learned to like healing real quick! After a while I only occassionally give a tret but he remembers, sit when we stop, and hope /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif
 

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Bob, that's exactly what I did with Jersey. However, instead of learning to walk nice, the only thing that was accomplished was her jumping as we walked trying to get to the treat. :doh: She will usually sit when I stop walking, but that's hit and miss. She's not horrible pulling when we walk though.
 

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I must confess I seldom "polite walk" the Bagel anymore. If we are in a crowd, he has the distinct fault of spying another dog and arroooing to his hopefully new friend. I connect his short leash to his regular collar as opposed to his normal long lead to his trackiong harness and he knows we are going for a ride or one of those walks. It also discourages his "Hello Arroooing."

I've always worked with the Bagel to take any offered treat very politely. It took me about a week to get him to accept treats only when presented to him. Now, he would never jump for treat because he knows that would insure he didn't get the treat. I don't make him beg, he just sits until I reach down to his level and offer the treat. I think Jersey has trained you better than Bagel has trained me /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif
 

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Quote:Originally posted by bob:
I think Jersey has trained you better than Bagel has trained me /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif
LOL! You've got no idea. One look and I'm done. Jersey is a very good dog, but I know that there are some things she'd be better at if I were a better leader. She's a tad bit pampered. :rolleye11:
 
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