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post #2 of (permalink) Old 01-06-2014, 11:56 AM
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Originally Posted by OUbrat79 View Post

With leave it, food and the clicker has been introduced. It took a matter of seconds for him to realize that when the clicker goes of he gets food. He is perfect up until he hears the click, after that he will flip out. He becomes very push and nosey to find his treat, and the new action taught is thrown out the window. When I take the food and clicker away he is back to himself, calm and attentive.

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I'm a little confused. You request a behavior, he provides it, you mark the good behavior with the clicker and you reward with a treat. Right? He shouldn't have to 'find' his treat. You should provide the treat as soon as you utilize the clicker. Timing is everthing.

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