There are a minimum of 3 ways I exploit my palms round my canine’s head for positioning – Chin relaxation (canine locations their head in my hand), Pocket hand (canine locations the aspect of their head/muzzle in opposition to my hand) and Nostril bridge (canine pushes their muzzle up into my hand).
I exploit a chin relaxation to stabilize my canine able – often a stand. I can even use it for medical procedures and components of the maintain portion of the retrieve.
I exploit pocket hand to show heeling. I additionally use it for positioning straight fronts, particularly when utilizing each palms on the similar time.
However immediately I’m going to indicate you a nostril bridge through the next video. I’ve narrated what I’m doing right here, so flip in your sound.
Nostril bridge is tough to beat for a detailed entrance. I’m additionally experimenting with it for a gradual/calm retrieve, particularly when utilizing awkward/floppy objects that make a chin relaxation troublesome. The jury continues to be out on how nicely it really works for this software; I’ll come again and speak about it sooner or later when I’ve a stronger opinion.