Teaching The Agility Dog to Work At Distance From The Handler

Watch the wheels turn as this German Shepherd learns how to work away from the handler.

He knows how to run the obstacles, but doesn’t understand that he can and should run them without the handler.

He needs a little help from another trainer for the weaves, but once he understands the object of the game, he is right on it.

You will also see how they break it down for the dog to help him get the right answers and how they handle the mistakes he makes.

They do not use correction, but merely the lack of reward. It really causes this dog to make some guesses until  he gets it right.

It lets the dog think and do some problem solving.  Be sure to share this video as an inspiration to unleash the velcro dog.