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Sophie sees the world

I don't think I posted the video yet of Sophie standing on snow doggie....she's so funny she stares around like she has never seen the yard before. I asked her breeder if her littermate is as crazy and wild as Sophie is and he said "you got the unique one". LOL.

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I know what she was doing here, although I didn't ask her to pose or anything else, she was offering behaviors and this is similar to "say your prayers" where I ask her to put her paws up on something, sit down and put her head down between her front legs. She can't get her head between her front legs on snow doggie so she does her "chin" trick on his head. Then, seeing that no treats are coming yet, she starts to squat into a sit to see if that would pay off. LOL. I did ask her to do this again after the video and she got her rewards then.

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Oh my gosh! She is so cunning! You lose control when they are smart enough to get ahead of the commands in order to get the treat! I taught Tux to do a "twirl" on his hind legs, and after a successful one (meaning staying upright all the way around) he would score a treat. Now, he twirls or sits up sans command just to get a treat. THEY are like the AI's in the computer world....(artificial intelligence in a computer may have the power to get ahead of human intelligence). Havanese are already there. LOL
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Dee Dee, very creative snow sculpture, I see what you did! Love to see your two doggies playing in the snow, well three doggies if you count Havadoggie Whimsy in the bunch!

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You lose control when they are smart enough to get ahead of the commands in order to get the treat! I taught Tux to do a "twirl" on his hind legs, and after a successful one (meaning staying upright all the way around) he would score a treat. Now, he twirls or sits up sans command just to get a treat.
That's funny! Reminds my why I now never teach a dog to "speak" for a treat. We had a mut years ago that we taught to speak. It backfired as she would start to speak whenever she thought it was time for a treat! The only way to shut her up was to cave in and give her one. It was rather annoying at times! (I know - I probably could have taught to speak only on command. Back then though I was very inexperienced with dogs.)



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Dee Dee - I love your snow dog. Once when I was a little kid I made a snow horse that I could sit on! I was a horse nut back then and still am. Never have had a horse though.
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Reminds my why I now never teach a dog to "speak" for a treat.
Excellent point, Jackie, one I hadn't considered.

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LOL yes always good to teach the "off" button with a trick.

And just FYI...never teach your Great Dane to fetch your slippers from the closet.

Just sayin'.

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Oh my gosh! She is so cunning! You lose control when they are smart enough to get ahead of the commands in order to get the treat! I taught Tux to do a "twirl" on his hind legs, and after a successful one (meaning staying upright all the way around) he would score a treat. Now, he twirls or sits up sans command just to get a treat. THEY are like the AI's in the computer world....(artificial intelligence in a computer may have the power to get ahead of human intelligence). Havanese are already there. LOL
yes! But so great when they offer behaviors which is what you want. And totally, if they had opposable thumbs Havanese would be rich from fixing computers LOL
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Hehe, she's so funny.


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"And just FYI...never teach your Great Dane to fetch your slippers from the closet.

Just saying'."




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That is just a Hoot. It sounds like the perfect title for a book!

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