pitbullmamaliz wrote:So she's swinging out because she's forging a bit? I wouldn't have thought about left turns helping with the butt swinging. Thanks!
pitbullmamaliz wrote:It does, yeah. Inara's 46 lbs, so relatively small in the grand scheme of things. And she does like Nisha did - try to curve her head in front of me.
pitbullmamaliz wrote:During our practice this evening I made sure that I only clicked when her head was closer to my knee, as opposed to her shoulder, and then I treated in that position as well. I'm sure I'm most of the problem as well. Harder to train me than Inara!
pitbullmamaliz wrote:I'm not actually trying to specifically teach an attention heel, it's just what Inara offers me! So obviously this won't be what we use for regular walks or anything, just for competitions, because I agree that it can't be comfortable. But hey, who am I to argue with what she wants to offer?
I hadn't thought about perch work - thanks for that idea! And I love Dylan's tail wag the entire time!
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