Backchaining: Train the Last Behavior First

Recall – Break it Down

Backchaining is a very smart technique that you can use for training a variety of more complex behaviors. If you are new to the concept, backchaining is when you teach the last behavior in a sequence first. This makes the learning process faster and the results stronger.

Join School Director, David Muriello, and shelter dog, Hunter, as they illustrate backchaining by breaking down a recall into three separate behaviors:

1. Attention to name
2. Run to you
3. Sit front (Backchaining = Train this behavior first)

Check out this cool training concept in action!

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