furever_pit wrote:Yes, Maberi! So frustrating! And you know it was like uber-self-rewarding for Dylan.
Do you know the title of Leslie Nelson's book? I am at work right now and need to get off here before the boss shows up again.
And would you mind explaining to me some of the other ways to teach an emergency recall?
And yes, if I go the e-collar route it will be hand-in-hand with my trainer cause I don't want to just zap the crap out of my dog.
furever_pit wrote:I am interested in the recall and release thing. Definitely going to look into it. Thanks for the idea and info guys.
plebayo wrote:In horses we try teaching them the "Whoah" command. When you say it the horse is expected to stop NOW, regardless of what it is doing. this is great when your horse is flipping out!
furever_pit wrote:This is why I love this board. So many knowledgeable people here and I always know I can find out about new (to me anyway) methods here. I really appreciate it.
Hundilein, would you mind me asking what your word for the emergency recall is?
Hundilein wrote:Actually, now that I think about it some more, I have a second recall word, which is "Puppies!", said in a high-pitched, sing song voice. That's what I started using when Renee and Hannah would bark in the yard, so like Erin's "Treats", it was always rewarded. It sort of became an emergency recall without me really thinking about it. It still works though, I used it this morning when Renee was barking at something outside while I was in the shower. I yelled "puppies" and then when I heard her tags jingling towards me, I cracked the door and told her how fabulous she was.
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