Above: Grand Prize Winner at the Canis Film Festival 2009
The Canis Film Festival just announced the 2009 winners. Pet owners submit amateur videos to compete for some great prizes.
In this video you can watch the process of how a dog learns to blow bubbles.
Breaking down the steps to teach a behavior is called a Training Plan. Once established it is easy to proceed because both the criteria and goals are clearly defined.
If you watch the next video you can see how timing and clarity are important…but that even if you miss reinforcements that you can still progress.
Above: Runner Up at the 2009 Canis Film Festival: Teaching a Dog to Voluntarily Walk on Treadmill
And my favorite…The Rules of Love which won 2nd Runner Up: