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i have been clicker trianing my 5mnth american bull dog she is doing really well but my 2yr old has started to ignore me

Both dogs get treats for good behaviour and both get the same attention what am i doing wrong.


Asked by Member 1141804 on Dec 2nd 2012 Tagged training in Behavior & Training
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Mika

you could try posting this in the behavior and training forum, when i needed clicker training advice there were a lot of great pups there to help. And in the forum you can get more info there you can in the answers part. :)


Mika answered on 12/2/12. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


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From your answer to another question it is clear you do not understand clicker training.
The *click is a message to the dog "whatever you just did is correct".
It is not a signal to get his attention.
Click means treat...EVERY time. You say *sit, dog sits..you click/treat immediately. Gradually increase the time he sits before you click..still treat immediately. Then increase the time between the click & the reward. Finally, only click/reward every 2nd or third correct response. Eventually, no click will be needed.
Now..as to your 2 year old. He is reaching maturity & there is a reason they call them bullies! lol
2 good books for you... "The Power of Positive Dog Training" by Pat Miller & "When Pigs Fly" by Killion.
Mika gave good advice...post in the Behavior & Training forum for more advice.


Member 904338 answered on 12/2/12. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer