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Old April 4th, 2013, 11:41 AM
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Red face Dog needs additional exercise - suggestions please

I am aware incorrect area however this is where I receive the most help. Moses and I go cyclyling however this is not enough for him. He requires more simulation other than cycling agilty no good behaviourioist taking exams we need imput thank you. I am sure this is going t o be placed in other forum in so someoene is going to in form me thank u any and all
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Old April 4th, 2013, 01:11 PM
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does he like to swim , that will get a dog tried. He is a working dog and you may need to find a job for him too so he'll not get bored .
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Old April 4th, 2013, 01:31 PM
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does he like to swim , that will get a dog tried. He is a working dog and you may need to find a job for him too so he'll not get bored .
Barking dog it is winter here I plan on taking him swimming. Right now we are thawing and the water under ice he hates yet running thru water puddles he does not care. thanks
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Old April 4th, 2013, 01:57 PM
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Maybe you could try geting him a backpack to carry on his walks.

You could try teaching him "clicker training"

You could try "scent tracking"

You could try "flyball"

Play a game in the house where you hide something and make him find it.

Just a few thoughts!!

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Old April 4th, 2013, 04:46 PM
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Barking dog it is winter here I plan on taking him swimming. Right now we are thawing and the water under ice he hates yet running thru water puddles he does not care. thanks
OOPS! I was thinking about it being spring here and forget you still have winter. My last dog was a Standard Poodle and he did not like to swim. And poodle means puddle in German, I guess no one told my dog he was a water dog.
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Old April 4th, 2013, 06:22 PM
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I would work on training indoors, teach some tricks, etc.

Some suggestions :

http://trainyourshelterdog.com/the-b...ffin-tin-game/ (haven't personally tried this one, but heard great things)

http://dogtrainer.quickanddirtytips....d-weather.aspx (we play the 'find it' game A LOT... )

Mental stimulation will tire a puppy out much quicker I find rather than extended periods of exercise

Good luck!
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Old April 5th, 2013, 11:00 AM
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extended exercise hypes them up more. If you want him calm in the house there's no reason why he can't learn to go to his mat and chill out. You don't have to be a constant source of entertainment for your dog, no matter how old he is.
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Wink Thanks

To all of my supporters I have book marked as per suggestion and going to brain train him indoors.
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Old April 7th, 2013, 10:56 AM
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Red face Everybody

I have to post this. Moses understands the word look, as per suggestion of website from one reply we have been playing that. I love this site thank you all so very much
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Old April 7th, 2013, 12:40 PM
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I currently have a pup that just finished obedience training. One of the things they teach quite early and I love it is this . Its called "look at me" or "watch me". To learn it you hold a treat up high say in front of your face and say the command. If they do it you treat. Continue on saying and treating it. It comes in so handy. A great way to distract a pup for example if something is going on around them. You can say it and once learned they will do it.

If you have a large enough property you could teach tracking..they have to use their nose.
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Old April 8th, 2013, 12:39 PM
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I currently have a pup that just finished obedience training. One of the things they teach quite early and I love it is this . Its called "look at me" or "watch me". To learn it you hold a treat up high say in front of your face and say the command. If they do it you treat. Continue on saying and treating it. It comes in so handy. A great way to distract a pup for example if something is going on around them. You can say it and once learned they will do it.

If you have a large enough property you could teach tracking..they have to use their nose.
property average winter here now have no idea how to teach tracking if you look above you could see I already have that in motion and he is excellent that is indoors. Would that apply outdoors too
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