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Nose Balancing Act By Chester

Wanna see how a dog balance a cookie on his nose and then catch it? You’ve come to the right place.

It took me quite some time to train Chester for this nose balancing act. He’s able to catch the cookie on his nose quite fast as in I place the cookie on his nose and he catches it right away. But the balancing act and of asking him to ‘stay’ at that position until I say ‘ok’ needed many practices. Finally he’s able comply to my command.

Now he can balance any food on his nose. But his catching skill is not 100%. Hehe.

In shooting the video below, I took more or less 20 takes… mostly because he’s unable to catch the cookie (I think he’s doing it purposely so that he can have more cookies!). Actually his first take was perfect but this owner of his placed the camera too low thus missing his neck above.

Watch the video below. Hehe Oh and DON’T BLINK ya.

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  • Reply Bryan August 19, 2008 at 9:38 am

    Chester very smart lah! :battlingeyelashes:

    I also can! LoL…

  • Reply jemima August 19, 2008 at 9:53 am

    Now he can run away & join the circus. :laughing:

  • Reply wuching August 19, 2008 at 11:50 am

    aiya thats nothing lah, I can do it too! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA :LOL:

  • Reply pacco August 19, 2008 at 12:10 pm

    so impressive… pacco can balance…but kenot catch… train so long edi still drop the treats

  • Reply Neo August 19, 2008 at 4:31 pm

    I want to see you do it now. :clown:

  • Reply FeR August 19, 2008 at 4:54 pm

    yorr! so cute! make me miss Brinkley sooo much. sigh…didn’t have time to teach him much tricks. πŸ™

  • Reply Jason August 19, 2008 at 5:41 pm

    Put something bigger, say a durian? πŸ˜€

  • Reply Che-Cheh August 19, 2008 at 5:50 pm

    Bryan, haha I also can!

    Jemima, aiyo he better done or I’ll be :brokenheart:

    Wuching, ceh ceh I also can wat! :tongue:

    Pacco, can balance good la. Practice more ar.

    Neo, you do it first then I show you.

    FeR, teach your doggie when you’re back lo. :dog:

    Jason, durian cannot la…he telan the whole thing how? He can balance & catch large cookie. Just that I’m using a small one aje.

  • Reply Dawn August 19, 2008 at 10:38 pm

    Awesome! Did you try putting peanut butter on their nose yet? That’s another hilarious act I do on the boys. They will just drooooool!

  • Reply Jeremy C August 19, 2008 at 11:13 pm

    chester still looks as cute as ever!

  • Reply cc August 20, 2008 at 1:49 am

    That’s a neat trick! Good job Chester!! *pat pat* :applause:

  • Reply cc August 20, 2008 at 1:50 am

    p/s: Tagged! :peace:

  • Reply MisSmall August 20, 2008 at 3:11 am

    Aww, how cute is your dog?! How old is he?

  • Reply hcfoo August 20, 2008 at 8:44 am

    Haha.. I didn’t blink my eyes. Chester is getting betterer! πŸ˜‰

  • Reply hedonistics anonymous August 20, 2008 at 9:15 am

    omg yr dog is a genius.

  • Reply Che-Cheh August 20, 2008 at 1:32 pm

    Dawn, nope but I’ll try…see how he’ll react. Hehe

    Jeremy C, awww thanks. πŸ˜€

    CC, Chester: WOOF WOOF (thank you) :dog: Tagged ar…ok do it later.

    MisSmall, thanks. He’s 4years 10months.

    Hcfoo, haha the camera is unable to catch his fast action.

    Hedo, thank you. Teach Bobby some tricks ya.

  • Reply MonkeyWong August 20, 2008 at 2:54 pm

    I’m thinking to train baby kimmy to do that too :LOL:

  • Reply jam August 20, 2008 at 3:02 pm

    That’s why I have no doubt Chester can win TARA 4 if I go register with him! BTW, I had transferred my blog to this new domain, Please update the link if had added me to your blogroll. My new feed is Thanks.

  • Reply Bengbeng August 20, 2008 at 3:35 pm

    u have a nice voice. chester is so clever. chester’s intended to b is having ticks problem this week. πŸ™‚

  • Reply FeR August 20, 2008 at 5:23 pm

    Brinkley got dognapped/went missing almost two year ago! :crying:

  • Reply cbenc12 August 20, 2008 at 6:12 pm

    ah very clever dog! :applause:
    i trained my dog not to eat when i put food in front of her.. hehee..

  • Reply Che-Cheh August 20, 2008 at 9:13 pm

    MonkeyWong, haha sure she can do it! Btw show baby Kimmy latest photo please.

    Jam, :laughing: oh yeah! hahaha he’ll do all the roadblocks that require to eat disgusting food. Updated your link liao.

    BB, haha thanks and thanks. What do you mean by “chester’s intended to b is having ticks problem this week.”?

    FeR, ohmygod so sorry. :crying:

    Cbenc12, ahh Chester can do that too. I command him to ‘wait’ in front of his food.

  • Reply keeyit August 20, 2008 at 9:37 pm

    :dog: is good dog ar..
    Actually how to train a dog? Really need a lot of patience right?

    Furthermore, the dogs at my house really hard to teach one as they love to jump around and cannot stop one le… headache…

  • Reply Che-Cheh August 21, 2008 at 9:04 am

    Keeyit, say for eg. you want to teach them to sit. A dog actually knows how to sit right? So when they’re sitting you say ‘SIT, good dog!’ Give them a cookie. So they understand that the act of sitting goes hand with hand with the word sit. So when I want to teach a dog how to balance a cookie on his nose, I put a cookie on his nose and say “Chester, balance cookie on your nose”. So they know that act is called balance cookie on your nose.

    Yes needs lots of patience and frequent training. Remember don’t train them for too long or they’ll feel boring. Take a time off and then practice again.

    If they love to jump up, first you must teach them to understand commands such as sit, stay, lie down. Try these first. Good luck!

  • Reply FeR August 21, 2008 at 5:55 pm

    i actually bought “golden retrievers for dummies”!! i used the tips from book to teach Brinkley to sit, down, stay, paw (though I go “hand”) and the other “hand”!! proud of my handsome boy…so sad. see Brinkley smiling here! πŸ™‚

  • Reply Che-Cheh August 22, 2008 at 2:31 pm

    FeR, awwwww :crying: :crying:

  • Reply jam August 23, 2008 at 12:16 pm

    Include the embryo egg in the TARA2? :suprised:

  • Reply Che-Cheh August 23, 2008 at 7:42 pm

    Jam, OH YEAH!!! He eats anything basically. :peace:

  • Reply Bengbeng August 23, 2008 at 9:52 pm

    chester’s intended to b is oopi my dog. it is a match made romance but too far so wat to do? anyway oopi is having ticks problem n i need to bathe it every day now until the problem is fixed. oopi the sexy one is attracting males from all over the neighbourhood now πŸ™‚

  • Reply Che-Cheh August 24, 2008 at 4:01 pm

    Bengbeng, Chester still has ticks problem. πŸ™ Be careful yo you don’t want Oopi to get pregnant.

  • Reply Snoopygirl August 25, 2008 at 2:16 pm

    Now that is cool!!! No way, you can get us JRT to sit and stay. Very difficult…

  • Reply Che-Cheh August 25, 2008 at 6:03 pm

    Snoopygirl, JRTs are very active dogs. Can’t sit still very long hor.

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