IPB

Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )

> Training advice

Dogpages encourages owners to learn the skills to train their dogs with modern non-coercive methods and not to train with pain. Posts and advice given must reflect this policy.

For serious problems, owners should always seek good professional advice.

28 Pages V « < 7 8 9 10 11 > »   
Reply to this topicStart new topic
> The Dog Training Success And Progression Thread, Part II
laa
post 10th Apr 2012, 1:06 pm
Post #121


Member
****

Group: Member
Posts: 665
Joined: 24 Jul 10
Member No.: 49937



Everyone's doing so well! Well done everyone, lots of major progress here!

I just had a second stooge set up with Lady and a small floofy dog, Agnus smile.gif

The first one was amazing, no reactions or anything but it was at quite a distance, in the dark, with little Agnus in a fab down stay for 10 minutes.

This time me and Lady managed to get much closer, Agnus was wandering around, having a sniff, looking at Lady and generally being a dog.

Lady had one reaction, I guess I must've missed her escalating her stress levels a little (it was all so fast!) and charged at the poor little thing, but she quickly recovered, we went back and started at a slightly longer distance and ended on a good note (until she realised little Agnus was still there as we went up to our flat and she had a paddy rolleyes.gif learn to get agnus to hide next time!)

But Lady was regularly looking at Agnus all relaxed and looking straight back to me, and i started clicking the look back which was great! smile.gif
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
rosiemongrel
post 10th Apr 2012, 2:27 pm
Post #122


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 5648
Joined: 12 Jun 07
Member No.: 30558



yay.gif for Lady and all the other dogs being clever yippee.gif.

It's offishul. Pip can finally, reliably deliver a frisbee to hand smug.gif.
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
remedios
post 10th Apr 2012, 3:51 pm
Post #123


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 288
Joined: 21 Jul 10
From: North Essex
Member No.: 49923



QUOTE(MadzandLeah @ 8th Apr 2012, 4:10 pm) *


Is proud of orange dog!

Image



Orange dog is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!!! wub.gif wub.gif
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
jackied
post 10th Apr 2012, 4:34 pm
Post #124


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 6825
Joined: 11 Sep 08
From: Cambridge
Member No.: 40705



Sounds like Agnus is a star! Well done for organising a set-up, it requires a lot of effort but I'm sure I should do more of it.

Good Pip, too!

Today Twix greeted a strange lurcher with a happy waggy tail ohmy.gif you could have knocked me over with a feather. And he'd just come home from 10 days in kennels - shows how much that doesn't stress him.


--------------------
www.www.jackieduckworthart.co.uk

Pet portraits and original artwork.
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
laa
post 10th Apr 2012, 4:54 pm
Post #125


Member
****

Group: Member
Posts: 665
Joined: 24 Jul 10
Member No.: 49937



QUOTE(jackied @ 10th Apr 2012, 5:34 pm) *

Sounds like Agnus is a star! Well done for organising a set-up, it requires a lot of effort but I'm sure I should do more of it.

Good Pip, too!

Today Twix greeted a strange lurcher with a happy waggy tail ohmy.gif you could have knocked me over with a feather. And he'd just come home from 10 days in kennels - shows how much that doesn't stress him.


OOooooh I'm so happy! That's amazing, big well done to Twix!

Agnus is a little star of a dog. She's still a puppy (uuh. about 10mth i think?) and quite tiny and scaredy, but she apparently barely even flinched when Lady decided to try and charge at her rolleyes.gif Norty Lady trying to scare a poor little dog about 1/5th of her size!

Its quite handy actually, she's a friend from works dog who lives a mile or so away, so she takes her for her usual walk, gives me a bell when she gets here and i get to do some training! Fab!
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
jackied
post 11th Apr 2012, 5:26 pm
Post #126


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 6825
Joined: 11 Sep 08
From: Cambridge
Member No.: 40705



Twix tried to come on Lucy's afternoon walk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! smile.gif crying.gif smile.gif

(He's been on one quiet walk a day for 2 years, because he'd become fearful of leaving the house.)


--------------------
www.www.jackieduckworthart.co.uk

Pet portraits and original artwork.
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
pangolin
post 11th Apr 2012, 6:34 pm
Post #127


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 9481
Joined: 28 May 09
From: Surrey
Member No.: 45080



QUOTE(jackied @ 11th Apr 2012, 6:26 pm) *

Twix tried to come on Lucy's afternoon walk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! smile.gif crying.gif smile.gif

(He's been on one quiet walk a day for 2 years, because he'd become fearful of leaving the house.)


Well done Twix smile.gif

Kiki saw a rabbit on today's warmup walk before our run...and headed the opposite direction with me ohmy.gif I haven't actively done much anti-chasing training lately but instead been trying to fill her walks with activities other than chasing a ball and I guess maybe she's become a bit less inclined to go for the chase. We also had two dogs zoooom right past us and despite a little initial excitement, she was actually pulling at the lead to head the opposite direction (knowing which route we were heading) instead of towards the dogs. I think she's quite enjoying these runs, she was eager to get started!
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
staffymad
post 12th Apr 2012, 1:25 pm
Post #128


Member
****

Group: Member
Posts: 3963
Joined: 15 Dec 04
Member No.: 11452



I am all yay.gif and crying.gif reading about all those progresses but must say, especially Lady and Twix wub.gif
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
riotous_uk
post 16th Apr 2012, 10:03 pm
Post #129


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 10438
Joined: 8 Nov 02
From: Hull, East Yorkshire
Member No.: 3186



Alfie passed his Good Cits Silver tonight smile.gif yay.gif He was a really good boy, did a super recall from distractions, best loose lead walking his done for ages and was a good boy in the van for the vehicle control (always a hard one for me cos the other dogs bark when I put dogs in or out). Such a settled stay, first time a strange rhas examined him and he didn't bat an eyelid or go too silly. He had one silly moment when the examiner held him when I did teh roadwalk with faith and it was when I took him back off the examiner that he got abit daft. Had to laugh though, the examiner said that when I asked Faith to sit at the kerb, Alfie promptly sat as well,e ven though I was a good 15 yards away from him and not even looking at him...guess Sit is on a verbal cue then lol.gif

just hoping this makes him more appealing to folks looking for a dog to rehome, he's been here way too long now and really needs a home to call his own.
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
muttlover2
post 16th Apr 2012, 10:32 pm
Post #130


Member
****

Group: Member
Posts: 1407
Joined: 11 Nov 11
Member No.: 54116



wow well done everyone. Twix! wub.gif

Alfie is gorgeous and clever! I think it's just a really sad sign of the times that such a dog is still looking for a home. sad.gif Seems like the rescue situation is just really bad at the moment.
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
nikirushka
post 17th Apr 2012, 8:32 am
Post #131


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 16553
Joined: 6 Dec 06
From: Scunthorpe, Lincs
Member No.: 25819



Well done everyone! And especially Alfie, really time you found your sofa now wub.gif


As per my last post in the failures thread, I should be in here with Rai for her toys lol.gif

She's now having a tennis ball on most walks ('most' only really because tennis balls are allowed to be destroyed (this helps her cope better without becoming manic for days) so I can't afford her to have one every walk lol.gif), and she's having the uber-crazy-making cuz once or twice a month without too much issue. And yesterday she ran around whipping herself with a tug for an hour lol.gif and is fine today smile.gif

Generally she is much happier - this is a big part of the toy thing, because they are both a crutch and a victim lol.gif for her stress, so her stress levels generally being improved means she's not doing the crazy manic for days thing afterwards.
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
jackied
post 17th Apr 2012, 11:33 am
Post #132


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 6825
Joined: 11 Sep 08
From: Cambridge
Member No.: 40705



QUOTE
Generally she is much happier


That's lovely. smile.gif


--------------------
www.www.jackieduckworthart.co.uk

Pet portraits and original artwork.
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
rosiemongrel
post 22nd Apr 2012, 3:07 pm
Post #133


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 5648
Joined: 12 Jun 07
Member No.: 30558



Pip and I have been having some fun, learning to weave. Here is a little video of our efforts (click to play):

Image

I'm particularly proud of this because I have never taught any dog to weave, and we don't go to agility classes. We have been learning it with a DVD. She seems to really love it, finds her entries nicely and powers through to the end completely independently. She is beginning to single-step through them, too. This week, we will try and close the poles completely (they are currently around 1 inch apart). Please excuse me looking terrible rolleyes.gif .

PS: This is the first ever video-clip I have ever edited, so it's not very swanky tongue.gif.

This post has been edited by rosiemongrel: 22nd Apr 2012, 3:32 pm
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
woofgang
post 22nd Apr 2012, 3:20 pm
Post #134


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 8470
Joined: 31 Jan 11
Member No.: 51601



wow you are a great trainer!
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post
celia
post 22nd Apr 2012, 5:32 pm
Post #135


Member
Group Icon

Group: Sponsor Member
Posts: 12556
Joined: 26 Jan 04
Member No.: 7184



Video is great and Pip is clearly having a wonderful time . Really well done both you and Pip wub.gif
User is offlineProfile CardPM
Go to the top of the page
+Quote Post

28 Pages V « < 7 8 9 10 11 > » 
Reply to this topicStart new topic

 



Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 1st November 2014 - 3:56 am