How to Teach a Dog to Touch a Hand Target
Updated: Feb 3
Hand targeting is a great skill to teach pups. It has many practical applications. Examples would be moving dogs through livestock, or at side, without the need of a leash and collar. All the training shown here with these five pups can be used to begin to build a training relationship between pups and their new owners.
Eight of the goats in the background arrived just this morning. All the goats put on quite a show as we attempted to keep our minds on our jobs.
I will let the videos tell the story. Enjoy!