#7 – Find It
Teaching your dog to find something is extremely useful and super cool. Teaching dogs how to find a specific item is usually done by scent discrimination. Applying a certain scent to different items will help your dog learn how to find something and bring it to you. This is typically done on keys and TV remotes, since they’re the things people lose most often.
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Katie is a professional dog trainer located in Southern California, with a background of experience as a veterinary assistant as well. She has trained and competed with multiple breeds in AKC Obedience and Rally, agility, herding, Schutzhund/IPO and conformation. She has been involved in dogs since she was a child and specializes in protection dogs, working dogs and aggression issues. You can visit her website, Katie’s Dog Training, or her blog, Little Sable Dog, to find out more information about her training and accomplishments. When she’s not helping others and writing, she’s out on the field with her Belgian Malinois and Pembroke Welsh Corgis.
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