Service Dog Training; Task = help up from FALL

Tru here.

Very short YouTube for task is available here >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBB87j4g_Mo&list=PL2E2lPBsUeBigMbOdZSWBRZzPmR711zWM&index=1 << .

Latest training project with service dog trainee is helping me get up from a fall. 

Like the task of finding & bringing my husband, I think Hero has just about “finished” this task for his training.  These two tasks are his primary job description.  But at 17 months old, he is still far too distractable and impetuous to call him a finished service dog; definitely still a trainee.  I understand labradoodles are exceptional partnership-thinkers, but you cannot expect this breed to “finish” as a service dog until after two years old.

“Front” is task of positioning (because can be used for other tasks as well).  Then “Brace” is task execution.  This is one of Hero’s favorite tasks because i start within reach for him to cuddle me, and because it is quickly done.  Plus, i think he feels macho when he does it, LOL.

Recorded this very short video yesterday, 02 Jan 2018.  – Truthful Kindness.

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2 thoughts on “Service Dog Training; Task = help up from FALL

  1. Thank you for sharing. He really is a beautiful dog. Companionship with a canine is a very special bond.

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