Jill Kovacevich

    Cheeking food came as a result of Izzy looking at my hands too much while searching and works well for training- trial not so much, cant seem to get the food from my mouth to source with grace and ease much less short of spit. I have used Digger’s return to odor as an indication of number of hides in all elements, but careful to get to all areas in the search first. The challenge of the return to odor is in containers remembering which one is odor especially if they all look the same ! My other strategy has been to walk ahead when he stops on a container and have him “stick” it if its odor or “walk it” if its not odor or a distractor.