6-2-21: Pinwheels Galore

Pinwheels present a special challenge, because turning in place is not motivating for most dogs.Keep moving smoothly and be aware of where you’re going. A cross in the middle of a pinwheel can help guide your dog and keep him moving. The more you can send your dog ahead in a pinwheel instead of “going into the pocket,” the more you can get ahead of him, and that’s motivating for him. These exercises present 3 types of pinwheels: deep, shallow, and “depressed,” where the jumps are tight and almost at right angles to each other.