The Administrator from the Great White North, eh?
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Northern British Columbia
As I said, get with a club - the specific obedience exercises at an early age are LESS important than developing engagement, drive building, imprinting with scent pads, etc.
If you are looking to see what you can do on your own now until you join a club (and you should be in a club NOW), work on focus and engagement. Let her run a bit wild, so you can take that crazyness later on and harness it and focus her energy towards work. Build her confidence, let her know that she is the BEST dog in the WHOLE WIDE WORLD, and she can do no wrong. Socialize her to new places, people, and environments. Build her up so she knows that she can take on the world, and win.
But mostly, get with a club now. You have lots of time to teach obedience exercises, and better to wait to teach them the right way while developing the right enthusiastic attitude in her, then have to re-teach everything differently at a later date.
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Keeta BH, OB1, TR1, AD
Rottweiler/Hairy Dog mix?? 2004-2015