Dog Trick Tutorial: Make The Face (video)

Discussion in 'Dog Tricks' started by meganmotley, May 10, 2013.

  1. meganmotley Well-Known Member

    Hello!

    Motley and I have made a tutorial to teach the adorable trick, "Make the Face". With this step-by-step video, your dog will learn a new trick that is sure to entertain friends, family and audiences alike (even yourself!) using the dog-friendly clicker training method!



    Thanks for watching and we hope you enjoy! Also feel free to leave video responses of your dog "making the face", as we would love to see your results! :)
    Dogster, Dlilly, Mutt and 4 others like this.

  2. brody_smom Experienced Member

    Looks like fun, and a great excuse for having dirty windows!
  3. meganmotley Well-Known Member

    It's a whole lot of fun!! My favorite trick by far. ;) And definitely a fantastic excuse for the dirty windows, hahaha!
  4. MissyBC Experienced Member

    Good job Megan and Motley! Thanks for sharing. I'm in on this trick... hopefully! :) This will be Missy's trick #51 if I do participate. :D
  5. meganmotley Well-Known Member

    That's soooo awesome!! It's a really fun trick to teach! :)
  6. Evie Experienced Member

    Think Evie and I might try this one too - looks like a good one for a rainy day and I'm counting on there being lots of rainy days in the very near future!!!!!
  7. meganmotley Well-Known Member

    YAY! :) Yes it's a PERFECT trick for a rainy day haha!
  8. TiflovesBCs Experienced Member

    this is on bellas to do list once ive finished my exams this week
  9. blacknym Experienced Member

    So funny and cute!! thanks!
  10. meganmotley Well-Known Member

    Glad everyone is going to give it a try! :D
  11. brody_smom Experienced Member

    I started it with Brody. He keeps picking up the sticky note and running away!
  12. meganmotley Well-Known Member

    Hmm...maybe try teaching him to target your hand and then once he understands the cue, ask for the target to a sticky note? That way he understands the behavior and won't be tempted to run away with it! lol!
  13. Dlilly Honored Member

    I taught my dogs to touch the paper by using shaping, I didn't leave a treat on the paper. (She looks at the paper, treat, moves towards the paper, treat, touches the paper, treat, ect.) I would feed the treat above the paper so she doesn't looks at me for a treat. Maybe that will help you so the paper doesn't smell like treats and he isn't tempted to run off with it...
    brodys_mom likes this.
  14. brody_smom Experienced Member

    I already had him targeting my hand, so I put the sticky on my hand and had him touch it. That was fine, but if I put the sticky on the floor or anywhere else, he picks it up and runs away. He did the same thing when I was trying to do nose work. I had him target the saucer with his nose. If it was in my hand or on my lap, he would touch with his nose. On the floor, he'd pick it up with his teeth. Once I tried putting the tea bag on it, he started scratching at it and ripped the tea bag.
  15. Dlilly Honored Member

    Use a plate (not platic or paper a hard one) and try to click for his nose and not his teeth. When I first taught Shiloh touch she would bite the target, so I used a plate. She didn't like biting the plate so she eventually started to touch it with her nose.
  16. Dogster Honored Member

    Very cute!!!:love:
  17. brody_smom Experienced Member

    Yeah, Brody bites the plate too. That's his default behavior when I present any prop. Bite first, ask questions later!

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