One πŸ˜‚ Two πŸ˜‚ Three πŸ˜‚ Counting Game Fun!

Counting games are so much fun for your dog!

They provide a predictable patterns and can easily help your dog make her way back to you.

Counting establishes a clear path back to you and encourages engagement with you while you are in a more distracting environment.

Counting also takes the pressure off of you and your dog.

It eliminates the expectation that your dog should β€œlisten” to your cue.

Instead, it provides encouragement and motivation for your dog to return, especially when there are increasing levels of distraction in the environment.

This is especially important if you haven’t proofed your recall cue and you are wanting your dog to return to you.

This is the first introduction of Chirag Patel’s counting game when Zelda moved away and became distracted in the environment.

This opportunity was naturally occurring and my client’s daughter was a fast learner in implementing the steps as I was coaching her in real time for the first time.

Making coming back to you so worthwhile will for sure set you and your dog up for success in a stress less learning environment while also being fun and enjoyable for you and your dog.

Dogs do what they do, help them find you more interesting than what the environment offers!

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Katherine Porter is a force free, reward based dog behavior advisor and consultant serving clients and their companion dogs worldwide. Her calm and gentle approach in coaching clients in effectively communicating what they want to their dog blends her MSW background into her dog training and behavior practice. Katherine was a behavior consultant for Heeling Hounds after graduation. She opened Four Paws and You Dog Training LLC when the military relocated her family to Fort Sill, OK in 2015. During this time, she volunteered with Rainbow Bridge Can Wait where she provided post adoption consultations to new pet parents. She also developed and implemented tailored behavior modification plans for highly reactive dogs residing at the shelter. She also provided educational programs to military children through interactive workshops at the Fort Sill School Age Center. In 2017, Katherine relocated Four Paws and You Dog Training LLC to Germany. She served the Armed Forces communities in Bavaria. She continued coaching and advising her clients in addressing their companion dog’s fearful and reactive behavioral issues. Katherine takes a Do No Harm approach first and foremost in providing behavioral plans. She is committed in serving clients with gentle and modern science approaches in modifying behavioral concerns such as reactivity, aggression, separation anxiety and fear based responses. Katherine is a member of the Pet Professional Guild. She is focused on integrating a holistic and modern approach in addressing her client’s pet companion reactive behavior issues.

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