Beginning Greyhound Training
Here's Margaret starting out with Achilles. He was adopted by
Elizabeth through the folks at the
California Greyhound Adoption Program. She first came to
teach Achilles to jump into the car instead of being lifted in.
That has worked so well that Elizabeth and Achilles are continuing
with the classes.
Here Achilles is learning to Stand and stay in place. It is the
same as the classic Sit/Stay but using the Stand to start the
And who says Greyhounds can't sit? Here's Achilles showing off.
All it takes is a gentle hand and patience in showing him what we
want. Some learn faster than others and some are not comfortable
at first. As always, patience and practice will produce results.
At first, it is enough that a sit is performed and released. As
time goes on the length of time in the sitting position can be
After sitting. how about a down? Margaret shows where the paws
go and things proceed from there.
Click here to see how he does...