Saturday, December 01, 2007

Treat Training

Hunter and I finished our second puppy class. He learned to Sit, Lay Down, Do Puppy push-ups and walk on a leash. The trainer added rolling over as just a fun little bonus because Hunter is so smart.

I can't believe how many times he would do these behaviors for a treat. Over and over and over again he was sitting, laying down, walking around on a leash, as long as there was a promise of a treat. Can you imagine if people were as easy to train? Just think what I could do with the Warlock. "Honey come cuddle with me, I have Cookie Dough Ice Cream..." Or Pippi, "Pippi, you can have a honey nut Cheerio for each piece of clothing you pick up off the floor, and a cookie if you don't throw your socks on the floor in the first place." With Bardo: "Come on sweetie, the treat is on the chair, not the table. Down, Bardo." Okay, maybe that might work.

3 comments:

Prairie Smoke said...

Well,treat training is worth a try.....

Lisa said...

Ya dogs are easier to train than people!

Kissy said...

hmmm...may it won't work on family members, but I wonder what the success rate would be with roomates?