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Am at very beginning of training Tadaaki to play tic tac toe. 

First challenge: taking just one treat from paper sheet holding many treats. 
Success was sporadic; often frustrating with much growling. 

Discovered that ordering Tadaaki to “Look!” helped a lot. Now making good progress. 


He is a very olfactory-driven dog, trusting nose over eyes. Makes sense: harder to count treats by smell than with eyes.  Also human dyslexics often are restricted to one sense modality, eg either reading or listening but not both are impacted. 

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Hello new 2 BCs, 

This section of the BC Boards is for the discussion of training Working Stockdogs.   You will probably get more responses with your post in another forum (perhaps General Border Collie Discussion).    



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Yes, please repost your question to another forum (General Border Collie Discussion is a very active forum), and it's not necessary but probably a good idea to delete this post.  



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