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Challenge Video Day 9 - Easy Button, Door Bell and Poochy Bells

Here's a cute trick that you can turn into something useful. Not sure when your dog needs to go out? Teach them to ring an indicator bell to tell you!


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Membre inconnu
17 juil. 2022

Thank yyou for sharing

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yakersynge
yakersynge
26 mars 2020

I should work on a deliberate "play" cue for Luka. I'm afraid to do one for food for fear that he'd use it constantly! He clearly understands a lot. For example, if I'm sitting on the couch when he comes and whines at me to go out and I then call out to my son to take him out, Luka does 1 of two things based on my son's response. If it's "ok..." Luka is on his way to him before he's called. If the response is "I can do it in x minutes", Luka hops up on the couch next to me and lies down to wait. I assume that what's really happening is that Luka is rea…

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It is certainly a common enough issue. Alex started trying to ring the doorbell to get fed, and since her food bowl is right next to the door she goes out, all she had to do was step away from the doorbell to the bowl to indicate she wanted to be fed. I ignored that enough times and put her outside each time she did this, and it finally went away. Now you've given me the idea to teach her a 'I want food' cue, maybe the easy button for that, different enough for me to understand and I will place it by her food bowl, ignoring any other incidences other than those near breakfast/dinner time. I've already g…

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yakersynge
yakersynge
26 mars 2020

You got Luka's attention! We used (the very same) doorbell with Luka but eventually stopped. We had done the same thing you did, picking it when when he overused it -- he figured out that whenever he used it he got someone's attention, so he used it for eveything. I think if we had a fenced yard it would be different, since then we could just open the door instead of having to get the leash, etc.. Since Luka is a "talker" he switched to coming to me and whining. (He now will go to other humans if I'm not available.) Now our problem is that we don't understand the difference between, "I need to go out", "it's ti…


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