To teach your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever tricks, even the simple ones, you need to get hold of some small snacks, go to a quiet suitable location and manage to keep the instruction sessions to under 15 minutes or your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever will start to get tired. Don’t forget that when he gets something correct give him great deals of appreciation and a reward treat, just take care not to get him extremely ecstatic or he might lose concentration.
Teach your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever to give you his paw
To teach your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever to give you his paw, initially get him to sit, then as you state the word ‘paw’ take his paw in your hand and give him a treat. And then do this again, and after a few practices don’t take his paw so fast. State the word ‘paw’, count to one and then after that take it. You need to notice that he is bringing his paw upward as you state the word. If he doesn’t then return to saying it at the very same time. Do it a few more times then slow your reaction again. After 2 or 3 sessions most Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retrievers pick this trick up quite easily.
Teach your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever to give you a high 5
Like a great deal of tricks the high 5 is a continuation of an earlier trick, and in this case the paw trick. Place a snack in your two fingers and raise your hand a little bit higher than you would for the paw trick. Your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever will believe you wish to perform the paw trick and will grab for the treat with his paw as we taught him in the previous trick. While he reaches up you state “high 5” and give him the treat. As soon as your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever has mastered the paw trick this 1 should be extremely easy to understand and with only a few sessions he will be performing it on hand signal instead of your voice.
Teach your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever to leap through a hoop
Before you begin this one I would simply like to ask you to be a little practical and not suspend the hoop higher than necessary as you do not want your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever to injure himself while practicing the trick. Place your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever to 1 side of a hula hoop, get him to take note of your hand on the opposite side of the hoop. Hold a treat in your hand and give the Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever the direction to stop sitting. At first he may attempt to go around or below the hoop. In the event that this occurs start again. Your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever wants the snack and will soon learn that walking around or beneath does not get it so he’ll soon start going through it. If he does, say “hoop” and offer him the snack. He’ll quickly be leaping through the hoop upon the command of “hoop”. When I initially began doing this trick I had a medium sized dog, so I began with the hoop six inches from the ground and gradually increased it to waist high. In the event that you own a smaller dog you may wish to start with the hoop touching the floor so he simply goes through the hoop and then gradually lift it as he gets accustomed to the trick.
I expect you have enjoyed these 3 tricks you can teach your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever. Have patience with your Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever and most of all, have a good time!
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