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How to Solve OUTING before the Command

How to Solve OUTING before the Command

If we always ask the dog to Out, he eventually will begin doing it on his own. During the trial, the dog does not fight while stationary for a long time. In practice, we must ensure that the dog can continue fighting even if it is 5-10 seconds of the Helper standing still. To improve this we need to break Classical Conditioning. After the Helper locks up and waits 5 seconds:

He can do an Escape
He can do a Pressure Phase
He can reinforce the dog
We can Out the dog. We would prefer not to Out too much while we are changing the dog’s expectations.

We can also increase the dog’s level of aggression in training. It makes it a bit easier for the dog to continue fighting.