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Canine prerequisite skills for this game include:  a) sit or down; b) rotate, c) watch me (face me); d) look, e) placement on mat, and f) stay. Handler prerequisite skills include:  a) the three word vocab (verbal markers); b) luring; and c) shaping.


The first video below is a recorded instructional lecture with video elements. 

Find the treat

Find the treat

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The videos below are numbered from left to right. 

  1. VIDEO 1. Brief review of prerequisite skills. Placement on mat. Stay.  Short-range find it  cue (dog relies on visual info to locate treat). 

  2.  VIDEO 2. Long-range find it cue (dog relies on olfactory information to locate treat. 

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