"My friend tried to put tape on Lotta's snout and Lotta didn't like that.
Lotta tried to take the tape off with her paw but my friend didn't think Lotta would learn
anything that way." My friend meant that this way didn't seem suitable for Lotta. My friend just tried that again and Lotta did this:
Originally Posted by Elrohwen
The point of using the tape is that they don't like it and rub their nose...//... Unless she hates it so much that she's running away
Originally Posted by sassafras
I've known a couple of people who used a Post-It note when tape didn't work. I don't know why one would work and the other not, but it's another option at least.
"Lotta is a Cavalier King Charles spaniel. Lotta has a small snout and there isn't much room to put something on it. Besides, it might look silly." My friend did try
to touch Lotta's snout with something but she retreated
. So, one cannot
put anything to Lotta's snout and: "Lotta does this behavior extremely rarely."
When we are talking generally about clicker training, there are ways to teach behaviors to dogs they don't do by themselves. What about this trick then? Are there ways to teach it without touching the dog or...?