“On Trust” and “Paid For” for is among the earliest dog tricks that has been providing as much amusement as anything a dog can do from the early 1900s. It’s an excellent trick to teach your Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. It is not the simplest technique to be taught but it can be built on and presented in a number of various ways to impress many people.
To teach your Wirehaired Pointing Griffon this trick, call him to you, enabling him to stand up or take a seat, as he wants, and hold his head stable with one hand, while you balance a treat on his nose.
Teach your Wirehaired Pointing Griffon the “on trust” trick
State to him, “On trust, on trust,” steadying and limiting his head from swaying with 1 hand and holding up a warining finger with the other and repeating the words, “On trust, on trust”.
Teach your Wirehaired Pointing Griffon the “paid for” trick
Next, let go of his head, saying “paid for,” and give him a little nudge beneath the chin. This will trigger him to toss the treat up and capture it. Naturally, in his first efforts he will not be able to capture the snack, however he should be permitted to consume the treat after it lands on the floor.
It’s an excellent trick for your Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Continuous repetition of this trick will produce efficiency. In time you need to stop limiting 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 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 Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. For instance, you might say: “Friend, old boy, here is a very tasty snack, however it is ‘on trust.'”
Slightly stress the word “trust” and then say: “I am thankful you dislike eating things on trust, however this I have actually just found out has been ‘paid for,'” highlighting the words “paid for.”
Your Wirehaired Pointing Griffon can also be taught to toss the snack on 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 then touch him under the chin. Before he has learned the trick he will toss it up as frequently at one, two, four, as he will at 1, 2, 3, however he should be drilled until he will not toss it until he hears “3.” It will make it much easier for him if you slightly highlight the “3” word.
After some time you can use lots of combinations of numbers and he will wait until he hears the stressed “3.” While teaching him do not make him wait too long prior to you state “3,” and enable him to eat the snack.
“Trust” and “Paid For” might be a pretty hard trick for your Wirehaired Pointing Griffon to master and needs lots of patience from you. Remember, do not punish your Wirehaired Pointing Griffon if he can’t perfect the trick, instead blame yourself for being a poor teacher.:–RRB- In any case, delight in teaching your Wirehaired Pointing Griffon this trick and have great deals of fun while you’re at it.
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