Teach your dog to touch your hand. In return for doing so they get a tasty treat. It is fun and easy to teach. Hand Targeting or simply called, ‘Touch’ has many applications. It is a very useful exercise to teach your dog. It can help keep nerves at bay, acting as great passive reassurance, and can also help to control overly boisterous behaviour. It works for both ends of the emotional spectrum and this is why it is so useful from a behaviour modification context. This guide explains why it is so useful and how to train it successfully. This is a great 7 page training guide that useful for everyone who owns a dog.
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