Dog Site - Dog Stuff
Dog Forum | Dog Pictures

Go Back   Chazhound Dog Forum > Dog Discussions and Dog Talk Forums > Dog Training Forum


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 05-25-2012, 05:46 AM
Shai's Avatar
Shai Shai is online now
& the Muttly Crew
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 6,023
Default

I like training for a fast down on the table because if the dog runs hard at the table it tends to get their center of balance low and it seems like fewer dogs pop of the far side if they are trained to down as they mount the table.

That said I haven't had training access to a table in a long time so the girls' autodown is umm not what it used to be. Their stays are solid though so I an lead out several obstacles during the countdown which is key on some courses.
__________________

ARCHX U-CD Kim MX MXJ NF CL3-SF RL3/2X/1X-COE CGC -- Golden Ditzhund, b. ~Mar'07
MACH ARCHX U-CD Webster MXB MJB RL3/2X/1X-COE CGC -- Flying Houdini, b. ~Jun'07
Mira CD JH MX MXB MXJ MJB CGC WCX -- Princess Cheeseface, b. Jul'09
Lodin -- Crazy Monkeybean, b. Dec'13
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 05-25-2012, 08:24 AM
Laurelin's Avatar
Laurelin Laurelin is offline
I'm All Ears
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 29,201
Default

We do crate games a lot but crate games are a really tough go for Mia. Crates and then staying are not her strong suit. We've been working on it a little bit month by month and I'm seeing some progress but I still don't have a big handle on the crate games yet. I found my crate games dvd the other day (it vanished when I moved).
__________________
Mia CGC - (5 year old papillon)
Summer TG3 TBAD - (10 year old papillon)
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 05-25-2012, 08:38 AM
Aleron's Avatar
Aleron Aleron is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 2,270
Default

Why not teach Savvy's favorite trick - jump in a box and down? It's a great way to trick the dog into learning a stay and would be good home practice for table work. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150619161005850

As for table rules and what not, I'm actually surprised the table hasn't been phased out of agility at this point. It's one remaining old fashioned obstacle that doesn't seem to fit with modern agility aside from UKC (along with the crossover and sway bridge).
__________________
Nikki & the Herding Breed Variety Pack
Visit Us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Alerondogs
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 05-25-2012, 08:59 AM
SaraB SaraB is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 5,670
Default

I teach an auto-down as they are less likely to go flying off the other end if they are already moving into the down position.
__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:07 PM.


1997-2013 Chazhound Dog Site