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Positive Reinforcement for Dog Shows
The methods we use
Introduction to Vicki and her methods. (0:50)
What is +R?
Why does this training method matter?
Look for things to reinforce.
Myths about +R.
Video-Myths about +R. (1:41)
Reinforcers vs bait vs motivation.
Video-Reinforcers vs bait vs motivation. (1:43)
Using a marker.
Example of a clicker.
Shaping, luring, capturing.
Video-shaping, luring, capturing. (1:57)
Wearing a lead and collar
Being in a crate.
Using a clicker or marker.
Reinforcers and motivation.
Your own movement.
Charging the clicker.
Video-Charging the clicker (1:38)
Holding the lead.
Let's get started.
Video-Starting gaiting (1:59)
Reinforce what you want.
Video-Reinforce what you want. (2:14)
Video-Teaching turns. (1:35)
Video-Speed changes (0:58)
Correcting one piece.
Perfecting the movement.
Teaching hand stacking.
Power steering with food.
Video-Power steering with food. (0:34)
Repositioning the legs.
Video-Repositioning the legs. (0:49)
The focused hand stack.
Video-The focused hand stack. (1:55)
Getting the dog used to the table
How to lift the dog onto the table.
Hand stacking on the table.
Video-Stacking table dogs. (2:53)
Video-Teaching the stay. (1:09)
Teaching the free stack.
Use a clicker.
Your lead position.
Your hand and arm position.
Mark and reinforce standing.
Video-Free stack overview. (1:09)
Teach the step.
Video-Teach the step. (1:04)
Video-Teaching the back command. (1:10)
Adding duration and distance.
Video-Adding duration and distance using a platform. (1:21)
Preparing the dog for the judge's exam.
Gentle handling practice.
Shaping the mouth practice.
Teach a heads up cue.
Taking it on the road.
To conclude, practice in different locations.
E-Book-Training show ring basics.
Introduction to Vicki and her methods.
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