Archive: May 2020


  • DateMay 11, 2020

Settle on a mat – how to get your kitchen back! Part 2.

As I mentioned in Part 1, here we’ll be talking about fluency, and now you have that perfect “mat” behaviour, I’m going to give a step-by-step for how I taught Sweep to love his mat more than being under my feet in the kitchen.  Fluency includes precision (what you want the final behaviour to look …

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  • DateMay 11, 2020

Settle on a mat – how to get your kitchen back! Part 1.

I must be a very messy cook because whenever I am in the kitchen Sweep is always there.  OK, OK, I admit it, I do chuck him bits of veg etc, plus I am bad for accidentally dropping sausage when prepping food for training so he is constantly reinforced for this behaviour!  I have nearly …

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