In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, many pet owners are wondering how to implement husbandry care. Use this time to work on building calmness and trust in your dog while handling his head and mouth. Train the behavior now and you will help your dog be comfortable and relaxed for many routine care procedures ahead. In this video, Ken Ramirez and his dog Marlin demonstrate how to create and reinforce relaxation around the head and mouth, including comfort wearing a muzzle.
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Introducing a dog to a nail filing board.
Chin Rest: Session 2 (Ear Care)
Introducing ear care props and building fluency of a lap chin rest.
Chin Rest Behavior: Session 1
The first steps of teaching a dog to offer a chin rest on the lap for husbandry care and veterinary visits