Introduction to the Pedestal Behavior

We like to use Pedestals here at PVybe HQ because it is a very Black and White behavior. The dog is either on it, or not on it, plain and simple. A Spot, while definitely more concrete than simply putting a dog in a Sit or Down, is not nearly as concrete as the Pedestal.

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Root Concepts of the Spot Behavior

Behaviors can be broken down into many root concepts. Spot training offers us several active root concepts that we can teach our dogs that will come in handy in other situations.

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2 Keys to Teaching a Dog to Stay

Many clicker trainers have problems with duration because they are primarily focused on marking and reinforcing action. After the action part of the duration behavior has been performed there is really nothing left to mark.

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