The only time you need a second person is when you do blind hides and that is later on which does not require much effort. I drag the kids to Home Depot when we go so they record and do perhaps a blind hide if I like the way things are going. Recording what goes on does help you see the mistakes you make. The last time we went to Home Depot Max was struggling but he did find all the hides but was not as strong being in oder -I felt. I heard no wind sucking through the nose like usual or crouching on the ground - he often does this. . I was a little puzzled as to why I checked the tin and had found out that the tin the cotton swab was in had no scented cotton swab in it. Duh? The tin had a smell not detectable to us. Detectable to Max from the prior qtip that was in it I felt awful but he did incredibly well and found every hide I was proud. We did go back to another Home Depot next day with our qtip in the tin and noticed how strong he was in odor then previously. By son just being himself served also served as a great distraction-lol. Later on when training for distractions Home Depot is a great place to go later in to train for distractions- large equipment buzzing around loud banging sounds people walking by many bins and places to hide the scent in. Petco is another great place - little critter, dogs, food smells
Last edited by Jenny720; 10-12-2016 at 11:01 AM.