Friday, July 22, 2011

Steady Progress

Seven is making steady progess on her weave poles.  I have been able to remove 4 of the 10 guides that are attached to the poles.  I have also gone back to working on the 2X2 method (Click Here for my 2X2 post) which is a great way to explain correct entrances to the dogs.
Check out Seven's progress!

12 comments:

jcp said...

Very Cool. Lots of hard work yields great results.

MomentOfInsight said...

Love the shot of Seven running at the camera at the end of each take!

Granted Wishes Canines said...

Boo, why can't I see the video?! It's like missing, whatever's at the bottom.

BTW, I find it ironic that my word verification word is, "proof" =P

Muttsandaklutz said...

I love the flying leaps right over the camera! Keep up the great weaving work!

gyeong said...

Jumping over the camera really is a cool angle

houndstooth said...

I love her enthusiasm, and that little leap over the camera at the end of each pass was a nice added touch!

Ximena said...

She's awesome!

I know your dogs are all motivated by toys, right? Did you teach them that, or did it just come naturally? I know you train with meats of all kinds and whatever, but once the behavior is learned, do you still use food, or rely on toys more?

Elli's super motivated by food, but she ends up in a stop-and-go type of pattern with the food rewards, and I'm really impressed you have greys who have so much drive -- so I'm just wondering... how? haha. I'd love to get Elli to this level!

jerZgirl said...

She is looking really good!!!

Greyhounds CAN Sit said...

Well done. Seven is really coming along well. Beryl would have just run into the camera. Love Seven jumping over it.

Kathy said...

She's looking good!

Jennifer said...

I put a camera under a jump. I thought that turned out cool!

I rarely train with toys as the reward. The reason being is that the two greyhounds I've had that would find toys rewarding (Riley and Travis) were zoomers. Their idea of a great toy reward is running 6 laps with the toy in mouth. That gets them too winded and tired to continue training so I only use it at the end of a training session. Like with Riley, if she does something great or difficult at the end of a session, I tell her "playtime" and she knows its time to play.

I've never had a tugger and my only natural retriever (Travis) loved to do laps before settling into a game a fetch.

Yvonne said...

Looking good xxx