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On Trust and Paid For – One of the Best Tricks to Teach Your St. Bernard

Trick to teach your St. Bernard
Great trick to teach your St. Bernard

“On Trust” and “Paid For” for is one of the oldest dog tricks that has been providing as much excitement as anything a dog can do from the early 1900s. It is a terrific trick to teach your St. Bernard. It isn’t the most convenient technique to be taught but it can be elaborated upon and presented in numerous various variations to impress the majority of people.

To teach your St. Bernard this trick, call him to you, allowing him to stand or take a seat, as he desires, and hold his head still with one hand, while you balance a treat on his nose.

Teach your St. Bernard the “on trust” trick

Say to him, “On trust, on trust,” steadying and preventing his head from moving with 1 hand while holding up a threatening finger with the other and repeating the words, “On trust, on trust”.

Teach your St. Bernard the “paid for” trick

Next, let go of his head, saying “paid for,” and give him a little tap underneath the chin. This will cause him to toss the snack up and catch it. Naturally, in his first efforts he will not have the ability to capture the treat, but he ought to be permitted to eat the snack after it hits the ground.

It’s a terrific trick for your St. Bernard

Constant repetition of this trick will produce effectiveness. In time you need to stop restraining his head with your hand and allow him to stabilize the snack on his nose till you state “Paid for.”

He can likewise be taught to hold the treat in between his teeth and to not swallow it up until informed to do so. This technique can be made more impressive by holding a conversation with your St. Bernard. For example, you may say: “Friend, old boy, here is a really yummy treat, however it is ‘on trust.'”

Somewhat emphasize the word “trust” and after that state: “I am pleased you do not like consuming things on trust, but this I have actually just found out has actually been ‘paid for,'” emphasizing the words “paid for.”

Your St. Bernard can also be taught to toss the treat upon hearing a specific number. To teach this, balance it on his nose and hold his head while you count clearly and deliberately, one, two, three, and after that touch him under the chin. Before he has learned the trick he will toss it up as often at one, two, four, as he will at 1, 2, 3, but he must be drilled till he will not toss it until he hears “three.” It will make it simpler for him if you slightly highlight the “THREE” word.

Eventually you can utilize numerous combinations of numbers and he will wait up until he hears the stressed “three.” While training him don’t make him wait too long prior to you state “3,” and enable him to eat the treat.

“Trust” and “Paid For” might be a pretty challenging trick for your St. Bernard to master and requires lots of patience from you. Keep in mind, do not penalize your St. Bernard if he can’t master the technique, rather blame yourself for being a poor teacher.:–RRB- In any case, delight in teaching your St. Bernard this trick and have loads of fun while you’re at it.

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