How To Train My Dog To Hug My Leg

Discussion in 'Training Challenges' started by Mr-Remington, Jun 10, 2012.

  1. sara Moderator

    I'm working on a video of EVERYTHING Oliver knows at this point in time (sorta to go with the trick list, except without things like move out of the way and stuff :) )so we're crazy busy with that right now. it's a TON of work getting all the clips edited and on Windows live... and then the darn clips get corrupted (a few at a time), so I have to do it again! Driving me BONKERS!!! I might have to save all the edited clips BACK to my computer, so I dont have to keep re-editing them... going to take awhile... and we're not even done filming the 80-odd tricks!
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  2. Dogster Honored Member

    LOL, it's taking me FOREVER to make a new video too!!!!:cautious: I just keep adding more tricks to the list:ROFLMAO: Haven't even started filming yet!!!!:oops:
  3. TiflovesBCs Experienced Member



    She's got it, just need to work more on longer duration and find something a little less slippy for her - bare legs work but boy those claws hurt lol
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  4. sara Moderator

    Show-off! LOL
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  5. TiflovesBCs Experienced Member

    No if i was a show off i'd mention Bella knows how to hug or clutch a stick, hug my arm and hug my leg lol heehee
  6. sara Moderator

    NOW you're just being a smart-aleck! LOL
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  7. TiflovesBCs Experienced Member

    hahahaha lol :p
  8. southerngirl Honored Member

    Same with me!! I keep adding more because of everyone on DTA:ROFLMAO: . Skateboarding(oh I have to teach that) Hug my leg(gotta add that too). I don't see how people post so many videos cause I take forever and it doesn't help that I lost my video camera(note to self Stop loosing your video camera) so now I have to use my moms.
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  9. TiflovesBCs Experienced Member

    I think I'm gonna do them in parts, i've done a video of her first 39 tricks, then when she gets to 50 I'll film 40 - 50 and post that and then direct to first 39 and so on. That way the videos aren't too big and dont take forever to upload.
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  10. Mr-Remington Experienced Member

    We are visiting some family today and tried to get some footage of him practicing hug with the stick, in this case a broom since thats all they had. He is getting the hang of it, but he does better with my arm still. I'm hoping to get the broom/stick closer to my leg and get him to slowly but surly hug my leg, hopefully in the next few days.
  11. bekah1001 Honored Member

    omg! So cute!
  12. Dogster Honored Member

    Remi is GREAT at this trick!!!! Especially for his age!!!!:eek::) Can't wait to see him hug your leg!!!
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  13. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    Tif says //"She's got it,"//

    OH shut up Tif!! :ROFLMAO: Can anyone get Tif banned or something,:LOL: she is making us all look like half-milers!! :p
    JUST KIDDING TIF!!!
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  14. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    GREAT JOB with such a baby dog especially, Remi!!

    <-----is still struggling to get Buddy to distinguish his "hold that beg, hold it...hold it.."
    from "hug my leg"....:rolleyes:

    cuz my dog is lousy at holding his beg, he really is, just falls over after only about 5 or 10 seconds..so we've worked on that for years....my thinking being, this ongoing efforts will help strengthen his muscles and help his balance, etc etc
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  15. bekah1001 Honored Member

    Im way behind....im goin to teach cross paws first.
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  16. TiflovesBCs Experienced Member

    hahaha i probably got it because it was an offered behaviour with the stick rather than a trying to get the behaviour lol
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  17. Dogster Honored Member

    Well, at least you started....:whistle:
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  18. huntyr Well-Known Member

    i started to teach this trick. The stick was hard for me, to juggle holding the stick, the clicker and the treats... so soon as he started to understand to "hug" the stick, I went with something a little "thicker" that would stand up on its own.
    Suddenly he gravitated to his stuff toy. Wrapped his paw around it and "hugged" it...
    OMG... you have no idea how many blue ribbons we have for "rat competitions" so to see him hug the rat is a riot...!
    I am beggining to shape it so he is on his haunches hugging the rat but that is a taking a little longer...
    hugRyko2.jpg
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  19. Dogster Honored Member

    Awww!!!!:love::D That's too funny!!!!:LOL:

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