How on earth do you stack a puppy? - Page 2 - Golden Retrievers : Golden Retriever Dog Forums
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-05-2013, 01:27 PM
Advanced Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: NH
Posts: 2,470
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,208
Thanked 2,651 Times in 1,073 Posts
small yogurt cups work great for training a stack in little guys... but in bigger pups a table is not oing to be comfortable...

start by just teaching hte dog to stand and stay
then start moving the back foot... you put in in place say stay.... one second click treat... the pup will start learning to leave the foot where you put it... once he gets the idea move two feet... stay.... once second click treat... and start extending the time he has to stay put... then move to three feet and then four etc. once the pup has the idea it should go pretty quick....

the happy feet things work pretty good .... I have a set that I dont use... but the yare a good start ... talk to your trainer at class they may be able to help you get the pup into a stack as well

Shalva and the Milbrose Retrievers and Irish Wolfhound
Shalva is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to Shalva For This Useful Post:
coaraujo (02-09-2013)
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-05-2013, 03:03 PM
Preeminent Member
 
cubbysan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Lee's Summit, MO (formally Franklin, MA)
Posts: 12,821
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 10 Post(s)
Thanks: 5,278
Thanked 4,434 Times in 2,615 Posts
One thing they taught us in class, is if your dog is on the ground and you are trying to keep him from sitting, put your foot under his belly, he can't sit or lay down if your foot is there.

Marie, Brady, MacKenzie and Sailor
cubbysan is online now  
The Following User Says Thank You to cubbysan For This Useful Post:
coaraujo (02-09-2013)
post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 11:32 PM
Advanced Member
 
KeaColorado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,351
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 620
Thanked 1,936 Times in 872 Posts
We have a lead and collar that we ONLY use for conformation. It makes it easier for Kea to switch from obedience mode (and the automatic sit!) We are also just finishing up a 6-week conformation class that has been tremendously helpful. As a newbie to conformation myself, I found that I needed more of a foundational class as opposed to drop-ins at our local dog "school". I also trained hand signals for the stand both from the side and from the front. She seems to understand my communication attempts much better that way! She's almost 2.

KeaColorado is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Golden Retrievers : Golden Retriever Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome