airwalk wrote:I don't know how others did it..but I started Scooter with a tasty treat under a single milk jug. I showed him the treat and then let him watch me put it under the jug and then waited for him to figure it out.
Once that was done, we added other milk jugs. Then once he figured that out - we even play the shell game with him (I'm so mean sometimes) then I hide them and just start him with a "find it" command and show him the treat I used. The first few times I had to start him by showing him the area the treats were in and kept pointing him in the general direction....now all I have to do is show him the treat and get him started with a "find it", he knows.
Magic is catching on quite quickly using the same process.
BullyLady wrote:If I may add another question.... How is the dog supposed to know that it should be looking for something?? I never understood that part.
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