German Shepherd Dog Forums - View Single Post - Training this morning...
View Single Post
post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-29-2014, 01:47 PM
Crowned Member
Baillif's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 3,776
Unless you are luring the reward should be out of eye sight. The command is given. The action happens. You mark. Then you pull the reward out and let the dog access it.

Another thing to help with that is make eye contact contingent upon reward. Sometimes I'll ask for eye contact with "You ready?" then when I get eye contact I'll mark and reward.

If you are holding the reward in his face you are essentially bribing the dog
Baillif is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome