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barbara nelson

car2ner, Rocky already knew the “back” command so I started him out close to a wall with a corner and used the command “circle back”. I used my hand, with a treat, to guide him behind me. There wasn’t enough room for him to move any way but backwards. It took a while and lots of praise (and treats!), but soon he had the idea. As he got half way around me I dropped the “back” out of the command and just used “circle” with my hand motion. I’ve found short sessions with lots of fun make us both happy. Neither one of us are pros, but we sure enjoy figuring things out together.