German Shepherd Dog Forums - View Single Post - Pattern, Pattern, Pattern, Pattern, Pattern....
View Single Post
Old 03-31-2014, 12:32 AM   #7 (permalink)
Crowned Member
hunterisgreat's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 3,785

Originally Posted by mycobraracr View Post
I just hate seeing it. In obedience or protection. Train the dog to do what you tell it when you tell it. It's okay to work scenarios of a routine, but break it up! Geeze! Don't just run the full pattern every time you "train".

Edit: As a helper, I really hate doing it! Over and over! Talk about boring!
Reality: it's an easier and quicker path to points on a sheet. It's not teaching a behavior though.
Hunter, CWDC UScA Helper
Beschützer des Jägers v.d. Sportwaffen
Katya v. Hügelblick
SG Aska v. Ketscher Wald
Yōkai v.d. Sportwaffen
Arya v. Allrothaus
hunterisgreat is offline   Reply With Quote