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Describe how you would capture slowing down. Stopping. Starting to move. What other useful modifying cues can we capture? (Hint: Think of the different ways a dog can move.) What behaviours can modifiers be applied to? Choose one simple movement and a pair of modifiers and make a training plan and video the process. Some ideas:

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1).  Watch the video clip below, turning off the audio.  Two dogs are having a conversation about who gets the kibble. Don’t worry. Neither gets hurt!  What was the time stamp where you first saw the movement that indicated which dog would get the kibble?   What was the behavior? Did you see it the

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Other Resources

Other Body Language Resources There are several excellent resources for you to learn to read dog body language. Most of them related to dog on dog language but most behaviors dogs to to other dogs, they will also human to communicate with humans.  Turid Rugass wrote On Talking Terms with Dogs This little book highlights more

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What specific situations in your life can you foresee having a dog that potties on cue being useful? Do you plan on teaching the two potties (peeing and pooping) as separate cues?If so what cues will you use to capture each? In what situations might you want your dog to do only one one or

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Teaching Opposites

Teaching Opposites  Teaching with opposites is a form of discrimination. In this video, I show how to use them to teach discrimination between two cues with a same piece of equipment: a door. They can also be used with other objects like take and give an object, on and off, tug and push etc. Of

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