Jimmy contemplated just pretending he wasn't there during this episode...
A weird conversation about A Bug's Life takes place - Jimmy and Anna can't agree about a part of the bloopers in the movie.
This is our first specific how-to episode!!
The first topic will be: *Settling to a Mat*
Anna's first step - start with a towel or mat on the ground and capture any interaction with the towel or mat
Some dogs are reluctant to lay down, which is when you want to reward for laying down in other contexts - laying on a bed, laying on the couch, laying on the carpet, etc.
Why use a novel item to start training this behavior? Why can't I use my dog's normal bed?
When do you start to add the cue to this behavior?
To test the cue, do this slowly by turning your body away from the mat first, then slowly take steps away from the mat and give the cue
Uses of a mat behavior:
Send us pictures of your dogs on their mats!