This is a quick how to video I made for a youtube user who said they were having trouble getting rid of the lure. I hope to make a more in depth video on this subject. As well as how to ween off of treats as well. But for now here is my Dog training tip of the day. I created the video immediately after having the idea to make it, so I used my own dogs, it would have been great to have used a puppy. I encourage other dog trainers out there to make How to videos on how to fade a lure when training with food, because it is information that is very important to stop training enthusiasts from getting stuck down the road
Quick tips when using a lure:
1 Get RID of the lure as soon as you can! The goal is within 3 trials.
2 If you don’t have a clicker use a very short word like “yes!” or “yep!”
3 Always make it harder and harder, don’t get stuck at the same level of criteria
4 If you go to far to quickly you can always go back a step
5 If your dog is not following the lure, get a smellier lure- real meat!
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