Doberman Forum : Doberman Breed Dog Forums - View Single Post - Obedience Thread
View Single Post
post #62 of (permalink) Old 12-30-2012, 04:57 PM
WorkingDobie
Big Pup
 
WorkingDobie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 21
Dogs Name: Princess, Brave
Titles: Princess-UD, RAE, CGC Brave-CGC

Gallery Pics: 0
Visit WorkingDobie's Gallery
Thanks: 74
Thanked 63 Times in 17 Posts
       
Healing has been our weakness also, but we've really been trying to improve it. Technically you want the dog looking up at your shoulder, it makes the turns and about turns much easier. Picking up the pace has also helped as the dog has to keep up and gets less distracted.

A friend who is very successful in the OB ring has been giving us help on our healing. She has us healing about 5 steps at a time and if Princess is in the right position and watching we stop treat and praise, when doing about turns the same thing, but if she drops her head we give a slight pop and treat when she is in position.

Hopefully we will finish our UD next month and move into the B class, but unless our healing gets better we won't stand a chance against all those damn Border Collies and Golden's that just stare at their owners.
WorkingDobie is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to WorkingDobie For This Useful Post:
dax0402 (12-30-2012), the_discowhore (12-30-2012)
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome