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Forum: Finding a Good Trainer   06-29-2016, 01:08 AM
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Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Its important to be honest in what we do as...

Its important to be honest in what we do as trainers.
When I use an E Collar on the dog, I issue a command then create pressure which the dog then seeks to avoid by going to a learned safe...
Forum: General Puppy Stuff   06-18-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
I know several people in quebec and all use prong...

I know several people in quebec and all use prong collars and e collars, they are not officially banned.

Either get a necktek or get a prong collar cover and call it a day.
Forum: General Behavior   06-13-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,672
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
The worst thing you can do to soft, sensitive or...

The worst thing you can do to soft, sensitive or whatever dog is let them escape by throwing stress behaviours and shutting down. If you pressure / correct a dog accidentally or on purpose and they...
Forum: General Behavior   06-12-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,672
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Soft dog implies generally a sensitive dog in all...

Soft dog implies generally a sensitive dog in all respects. Sensitive to corrections, sensitive to anger sometimes sensitive to environmental stressors.

Handler sensitive for me is a dog that...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training   06-05-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
You can work a defensive puppy in protection from...

You can work a defensive puppy in protection from early on.

I have a new dog here for the last 3 weeks. Most of what I am doing obedience wise involves her just barking at me, eating, chasing...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods   05-10-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Why would you want drive on a walk? This makes...

Why would you want drive on a walk? This makes no sense and is unreasonable to expect of the dog.
What you want on the walk is compliance and reliability. For this all you need is pressure via...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods   05-05-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Very innovative reward system..

Forward to the 3 minute mark if you want to see the reward...lol. Incidentally the mal did work quite nicely for his paycheque.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIcQIzJ6HP8
Forum: General Information   05-04-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,210
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
If your living in a rural area its up to you to...

If your living in a rural area its up to you to take a proactive approach. I would start hunting out the local population and teaching them to avoid my property. All you need is a rifle and a...
Forum: Equipment (how to use/where to find)   05-02-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,956
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
One last thing. Super sensitive or soft type...

One last thing.
Super sensitive or soft type dogs like to use freezing and shutting down as a way to turn off the pressure whether its a prong or ecollar generally after they have tried the protest...
Forum: Equipment (how to use/where to find)   05-02-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,956
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
When you use a prong you get 60/40 split...

When you use a prong you get 60/40 split generally. 60% take to the collar very quickly minimal issues, then you have the 40% that want to squeal, alligator roll, bite the leash, freeze, or in some...
Forum: General Information   04-27-2016, 11:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,286
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Ironically the OP has recieved pages of free...

Ironically the OP has recieved pages of free advice for training issues including from professionals some of which charge $50-100 per hour for their services.

Newsflash! You dont need piles of...
Forum: Personal Protection Dogs   04-22-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,807
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
I always appreciate critique from people...

I always appreciate critique from people knowledgeable in the topic, thanks. My suit work is far from perfect.
Forum: Personal Protection Dogs   04-22-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,807
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Toro on the suit ...

Toro on the suit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or2KzI02TUE
Forum: General Information   04-19-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 21,712
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Weird thread... Punish the nonsense...

Weird thread...
Punish the nonsense behaviours, teach the dog to heel and stay in the heel. Punish the dog for leaving heel under distraction. Worry about your dog as this seems to be the primary...
Forum: Other Protection Sports   04-17-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
It is important with this method to really also...

It is important with this method to really also build desire and drive for the ball. So between iterations I will make him chase the ball. Fight me for the ball. Throw the ball on the ground and...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods   04-16-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,978
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Obviously ethics in terms of tools and methods in...

Obviously ethics in terms of tools and methods in regards to application of negative reinforcement and positive punishment for humans would be different then what is appropriate for dogs.

While we...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods   04-16-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,978
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Agreed Stress is an excellent teacher. I would...

Agreed
Stress is an excellent teacher. I would say around 50 percent of the pets I get in lack the food drive for any kind of meaningful positive reenforcement anyways.
People act like a dog...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods   04-16-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,978
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
This is a common issue. People have not used the...

This is a common issue. People have not used the tools or trained the dogs but have some theoretical knowledge without the practical experience to make the necessary connections.

This accounts for...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods   04-16-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,978
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
You can absolutely use an E collar in the...

You can absolutely use an E collar in the negative reinforcement quadrant.
Create discomfort to make a behaviour more likely all the time.
Forum: Training Theory & Methods   04-16-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,978
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
I see this all the time with people that use the...

I see this all the time with people that use the prong or e collars. It never moves past the point of negative reinforcement to positive punishment.
The dog begins to rely on the the stimulus or...
Forum: Other Protection Sports   04-15-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
It might bring him down initially but if you work...

It might bring him down initially but if you work it consistently he will quickly get happy.
This method will produce correct heeling how happy the dog looKS depends on him.
You can't make a dog...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods   04-15-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,978
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
But I do..every day..for years..with multiple...

But I do..every day..for years..with multiple dogs..

The good news is real life is much easier to train for then an IPO trial. ;)
Forum: Training Theory & Methods   04-15-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,978
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
As Bailliff said its all about expectations. ...

As Bailliff said its all about expectations.

Case in point. Someone asked early on in this thread why its hard to find any video of positive only trainers doing meaningful work with reactive...
Forum: Other Protection Sports   04-14-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Best way to fix this problem with crooked sits is...

Best way to fix this problem with crooked sits is to remove your face as a target.

-Put the ball in your arm pit or in that area with a magnet.
-Put the dog on a short line on his fursaver or...
Forum: Other Protection Sports   04-13-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,461
Posted By Blitzkrieg1
Good to know, will probably do the same thanks! ...

Good to know, will probably do the same thanks!
I want more speed on the return and a sharper turn on pickup. Exhausted the usual methods.
Have used a long bungee but thats a pain to clip on and...
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