Is anyone interested in doing a "trick of the week" game again?

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  1. Paige

    Paige Let it be

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    I know we did this before. I need some motivation to train and play with my dog. I'm too cheap to pay for entertainment and I really want to get more into training Bandit again but I some times lack the drive. Especially because he doesnt really NEED mental stimulation to be a good dog. But he likes it.

    Anyone else interested in doing a weekly trick that we film and show each other again? Or do we have a thread like this that i am not seeing?
     
  2. Fran101

    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    I would be totally interested!! I think it would be an awesome way for us to stay active in the winter time with our pooches

    lol I'd love to start once puppy arrives
     
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    I'm interested!!!! Ditto what Fran said about staying active in winter.
     
  4. Finkie_Mom

    Finkie_Mom It's A Red Dog Revolution

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    I'm interested!!!
     
  5. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    I'm interested as well? And I think it was me that did the last one.. but that was a few years ago. D'oh! lol
     
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    I would be in! I think we should start simplish for the first trick or two. Anyone have any ideas?
     
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  8. I may not always be able to participate, but I'd love to do it again!
     
  9. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    Maybe a general few that one's dog should know to help other harder tricks? Or whoever decides could choose a few tricks... (yea not very helpful right).
     
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    CatStina SBT Lover!!

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    I'd be interested! I'm actually taking a tricks class for fun in a few weeks! :)
     
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    Maybe have an easier and a harder one each week?

    Some easier suggestions for the first week:

    Bow
    Wave
    Sit up
    Spin
    Back up

    ETA:
    Harder:

    Putting a bowl in a bowl
    All 4 paws in a small box/bowl
    Frog position
    Crawl
     
  12. Fran101

    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    I like those!

    how about
    - putting a toy in a basket?
    - paw targets?
    - pick up/carry a basket or bucket kind of thing?
    - close cabinet?
     
  13. PWCorgi

    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    I'm in!!

    (though given my track record with these things I'll probably be in for like 2 weeks :p)
     
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    I'm in!

    Maybe it can be two separate tricks...one for the simpler dogs, heh, and an advanced trick?
     
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    I like this idea as well.

    I won't be able to participate every week, as I don't live with Maggie anymore, but I'd like to do it when I can :)
     
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    I'm in! I don't know how it works, but it sounds fun!!
     
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    I'm in, although it will probably be more like in and out. :p
     
  18. Taqroy

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    I'd love to do this and alternate between Tipper and Murphy. (Notice how I'm not going for both in one week, I know my limits LOL.)
     
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    Sounds fun! I'd be in for at least some of it.

    Most beginner tricks can be built on as far as duration or distance goes and also style. So if the trick was say sit up and your dog already sits up, work on their form or having them hold it longer or sit up with you further away. Spin can turn into multi-spins, back up can go from a few steps to across the room etc.
     
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    Sooo...let's do it :). Who is going to 'host'?
     

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