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On Trust and Paid For – One of the Best Tricks to Teach Your St. John’s Water Dog

Trick to teach your St. John's Water Dog
Great trick to teach your St. John’s Water Dog

“On Trust” and “Paid For” for is one of the oldest dog tricks that has been providing as much fun as anything a dog can do since the early 1900s. It is a fantastic trick to teach your St. John’s Water Dog. It is not the easiest trick to be taught however it can be elaborated upon and demonstrated in a number of various ways to impress many people.

To teach your St. John’s Water Dog this trick, call your dog to you, permitting him to stand up or sit down, as he wants, and hold his head still with one hand, while you balance a treat on his nose.

Teach your St. John’s Water Dog the “on trust” trick

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

Teach your St. John’s Water Dog the “paid for” trick

Next, let go of his head, stating “paid for,” and give him a little tap under the chin. This will cause him to toss the snack up and catch it. Obviously, in his first attempts he will not have the ability to capture the treat, but he needs to be permitted to eat the treat after it lands on the ground.

It’s a great trick for your St. John’s Water Dog

Continuous repeating of this trick will produce efficiency. With time you must stop limiting his head with your hand and permit him to stabilize the snack on his nose till you say “Paid for.”

He can likewise be taught to hold the snack between his teeth and to not swallow it until informed to do so. This technique can be made more impressive by holding a conversation with your St. John’s Water Dog. For example, you might say: “Friend, old man, here is a really tasty snack, but it is ‘on trust.'”

Somewhat stress the word “trust” and then say: “I am thankful you do not like eating things on trust, but this I have just discovered has been ‘paid for,'” highlighting the words “paid for.”

Your St. John’s Water Dog can also be taught to toss the snack on 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 one, two, three, however he must be drilled up until he will not toss it up until he hears “three.” It will make it simpler for him if you slightly emphasize the “THREE” word.

After some time you can use numerous combinations of numbers and he will wait up until he hears the highlighted “3.” As you are training him don’t make him wait too long before you say “three,” and permit him to eat the treat.

“Trust” and “Paid For” might be a pretty tough trick for your St. John’s Water Dog to perfect and needs plenty of patience from you. Keep in mind, do not punish your St. John’s Water Dog if he can’t master the technique, rather blame yourself for being a lousy teacher.:–RRB- In any case, take pleasure in teaching your St. John’s Water Dog this trick and have lots of fun along the way.

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