Whenever out on the wild, many doggos do the same mistake when they see a rattlesnake – approach it then get bitten. Now, a group in Jerome, Idaho organized an event called “Get Rattled” to train these doggos in avoiding such snakes.
– Some dogs in Idaho were trained to avoid rattlesnakes.
– The event is called “Get Rattled.”
– During the training, a live rattlesnake was…
The event was organized by The High Desert Pointing Dog Club. Doggos were then trained so that whenever they are out camping, hiking, or hunting, they would avoid getting bitten by rattlesnakes. During the training, negative reinforcement was used. A live rattlesnake was there and the doggos had an e-collar on them. The goal was to expose the doggos to the scent and sight of the snake.
One of the organizers shared, “Not only is this important for saving the dogs lives, but it kind of becomes a warning beacon for the owners as well, again especially people who like to run their dogs off leash who take them out on hiking or trail runs, the dog will become a warning.”
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