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Top Tips on Creating… PIZAZZ!

We often get asked questions like; How do I create a dog who is more motivated? How do I create a dog who reacts to cues quicker and does them with PIZAZZ?

Here’s what we think:

⭐️Create easy wins

 By this we mean super easy wins. Simple games such as restraining your dog and throwing a piece of food across the floor and as its rolling, let your dog go!

⭐️Animate your reinforcement

Don’t feed your dog to their mouth. Ask for a behaviour or skill or play a quick game and bowl the food for your dog to chase.

⭐️Behaviour Chains

Ask your dog for a behaviour, and then another, and then another….then mark and reward.

⭐️Play a quick game

Ask for a skill or behaviour, mark and then race your dog to a pot of food that you have placed on the side, then feed them.

⭐️And lastly

Keep the energy up and the training session short

Read more of our Thursday Training Tips HERE. And check out the Devon Dogs Schedule of Events HERE.

Do you have a training issue you want to tackle? Come and stay with us in our cottage style apartments, right in the heart of Dartmoor, and make the most of our fantastic training facilities onsite.

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