“On Trust” and “Paid For” for is among the oldest dog tricks that has been providing as much pleasure as anything a dog can do from the early 1900s. It is a great trick to teach your German Shorthaired Pointer. It isn’t the easiest technique to be taught but it can be elaborated upon and presented in several various variations to impress many individuals.
To teach your German Shorthaired Pointer this trick, call him to you, allowing him to stand or sit down, as he needs, and hold his head stable with one hand, while you balance a snack on his nose.
Teach your German Shorthaired Pointer the “on trust” trick
Say to him, “On trust, on trust,” steadying and limiting his head from swaying using 1 hand while holding up a threatening finger with the other and repeatedly saying the words, “On trust, on trust”.
Teach your German Shorthaired Pointer the “paid for” trick
Next, let go of his head, saying “paid for,” and give him a little tap under the chin. This will cause him to toss the snack up and capture it. Of course, in his earlier attempts he won’t be able to catch the treat, but he ought to be enabled to consume the treat after it lands on the ground.
It’s a fantastic trick for your German Shorthaired Pointer
Constant repetition of this training will produce effectiveness. In time you need to stop limiting his head with your hand and allow him to stabilize the treat on his nose till you state “Paid for.”
He can also be taught to hold the snack in between his teeth and to not swallow it till told to do so. This technique can be made more impressive by holding a conversation with your German Shorthaired Pointer. For instance, you might say: “Pal, old boy, here is a very tasty snack, but it is ‘on trust.'”
Slightly highlight the word “trust” and after that say: “I am delighted you dislike eating things on trust, however this I have just discovered has actually been ‘paid for,'” highlighting the words “paid for.”
Your German Shorthaired Pointer can likewise be taught to toss the treat upon hearing a particular number. To teach this, balance it on his nose and hold his head while you count clearly and deliberately, one, two, three, and then tap him under the chin. Before he has learned the technique he will toss it up as often at 1, 2, 4, as he will at 1, 2, 3, but he must be drilled until he will not toss it till he hears “3.” It will make it easier for him if you somewhat stress the “3” word.
Eventually you can use lots of combinations of numbers and he will wait till he hears the stressed “3.” As you are training him don’t make him wait too long before you say “3,” and permit him to consume the snack.
“Trust” and “Paid For” might be a considerably difficult trick for your German Shorthaired Pointer to perfect and requires a lot of patience from you. Remember, do not punish your German Shorthaired Pointer if he can’t learn the technique, rather blame yourself for being a lousy teacher.:–RRB- In any case, enjoy teaching your German Shorthaired Pointer this trick and have loads of fun while you’re at it.
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