Sloppy The Pig is the guest star of our March Puppy Class. He is just so cute that I just needed to post his videos. Thanks John! In this first video, you can see how important it is to keep reinforcement rate high, especially when the dog (or a pig!) doesn't know the system just yet. His focus improved magically when the criteria got easier to understand for a puppy pig:
Slower is always faster! - The more you want, the more likely you lose the dog - and happier you are with little things, faster you will get to big things!
And here is Sloppy 2 weeks later: