On Trust and Paid For – One of the Best Tricks to Teach Your Skye Terrier

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Trick to teach your Skye Terrier
Great trick to teach your Skye Terrier

“On Trust” and “Paid For” for is one of the oldest dog tricks that has been supplying as much enjoyment as anything a dog can do from the early 1900s. It is a terrific trick to teach your Skye Terrier. It isn’t the easiest technique to be taught but it can be elaborated on and shown in numerous different variations to impress the majority of people.

To teach your Skye Terrier this trick, call your dog to you, enabling him to stand up or sit down, as he desires, and hold his head stable with one hand, while you hold a snack on his nose.

Teach your Skye Terrier the “on trust” trick

State to him, “On trust, on trust,” steadying and limiting his head from swaying using 1 hand and holding up a threatening finger with the other and repeatedly saying the words, “On trust, on trust”.

Teach your Skye Terrier the “paid for” trick

Next, release his head, stating “paid for,” and give him a little tap underneath the chin. This will trigger him to toss the treat up and capture it. Of course, in his earlier attempts he will not be able to catch the treat, but he needs to be permitted to eat the snack after it hits the ground.

It’s a great trick for your Skye Terrier

Continuous repetition of this trick will produce effectiveness. Gradually you ought to stop restraining his head with your hand and permit him to stabilize the snack on his nose till you say “Paid for.”

He can also be taught to hold the treat in between his teeth and to not swallow it till told to do so. This trick can be made more impressive by holding a discussion with your Skye Terrier. For example, you may say: “Pal, old man, here is a really tasty snack, but it is ‘on trust.'”

Somewhat emphasize the word “trust” and then say: “I am grateful you do not like eating things on trust, however this I have just found out has been ‘paid for,'” stressing the words “paid for.”

Your Skye Terrier can also be taught to toss the snack after hearing a particular number. To teach this, balance it on his nose and hold his head while you count plainly and deliberately, 1, 2, 3, and then nudge him under the chin. Before he has learned the trick he will toss it up as often at 1, 2, 4, as he will at one, two, three, but he should be drilled till he will not toss it till he hears “three.” It will make it easier for him if you slightly highlight the “THREE” word.

In time you can use many combinations of numbers and he will wait up until he hears the emphasized “3.” As you are training him don’t make him wait too long prior to you say “three,” and allow him to consume the treat.

“Trust” and “Paid For” may be remarkably hard trick for your Skye Terrier to master and needs plenty of perseverance from you. Keep in mind, do not penalize your Skye Terrier if he can’t perfect the trick, instead blame yourself for being a poor teacher.:–RRB- In any case, delight in teaching your Skye Terrier this trick and have loads of fun while you’re at it.

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