Today’s All Dogs Alchemy Activity du Jour is the first step of teaching your dog to close a cabinet door—or any door. Wendy, our Director of Training, demonstrates getting started with several of her own dogs—shaping the dog nose-touch a target.
Our website Activity du Jour has an explanation of shaping behaviors—so much fun, and so useful for teaching different behaviors!
As you’ll see in Wendy’s the video, if you miss an opportunity to mark and reward a behavior, don’t fret. You’ll have another opportunity very soon.
Upload a video of teaching your dog to target. It’s great fun and an excellent opportunity to exercise your dog’s brain while improving his or her responsiveness.
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