Want to teach your dog how to balance a treat on their nose? Here’s how to do the ‘treat on the nose’ trick — step by step. This is a dog trick that I’ve taught all my dogs.
Cool Dog Tricks
Impress your friends and have fun with your dog by teaching your pet these cool dog tricks! This list of dog tricks shows you how to take random behaviors that your dog is already doing and turn them into unique dog tricks that actually serve a purpose. More than 101 tricks to teach your dog here!
How many of the following tricks can your dog do? Does your dog perform any cool tricks that aren’t on this list? I honestly can’t imagine many more dog tricks that could possibly have been left of this list! These are the best dog tricks… ever!
Once the basic dog commands have been learned, you may want to teach your dog any number of dog tricks. Here are 5 simple tips for teaching ANY dog ANY trick!
Will your dog only catch, instead of fetching and returning the item to you? Here’s how to get your dog to bring it back to you when you’re doing dog fetch training. These are some of the best dog fetch training tips.
Want to teach your dog a dog trick? These videos show how to do some great dog tricks. Start with easy dog tricks and then work your way up to the more difficult dog tricks. Before long, you may have your dog fetching your slippers!
This video highlights the 5 steps that are necessary for teaching your dog to shake hands. Once you have mastered shake with your dog, you can teach him more fun tricks from these 101 dog tricks!
Have you ever wanted your dog to be more human? Try teaching him this trick. Also another cool trick to teach your dog.
We actually call it ‘being shy’ but you would probably impress your friends better if you called it playing ‘peek-a-boo’ or something cute. This dog trick simply involves rewarding your dog for putting his paw on his nose. Here’s how we taught our dog to play peek-a-boo on command.
The way to teach your dog some fun new tricks is to simply think about some things your dog does naturally without being asked. Then, give a specific ‘command’ to that behavior. From this point forward, whenever your dog does that behavior… call out that command. That’s how you associate the behavior with the command. So, in the future, your dog will do this particular behavior on command.
Here are some videos of dogs showing their teeth… or baring teeth… on command. Want to know how to teach your dog this trick? Check out these tips for teaching a dog to show teeth.
See how we taught our dog to sing on cue.
Here’s how we taught our dogs to ‘get the mail’ or ‘get the paper’ and then immediately — before it gets too soggy — to ‘give’ it to us. This is an easy dog trick to teach. First, you begin with ‘get’… then you end with ‘give’ or ‘drop it’.
A fun dog trick that’s really cute! Here’s how to teach your dog to pray…
The command ‘Toes’ helps whenever you need to clean muddy paws after your dog has been playing outside. Or, when you need to dry off wet paws after a bath. Or, when you want to trim your dog’s toenails! Here’s how to teach your dog to give you his toes — on command.
Jersey — an American Eskimo dog — loved the remote control. Actually he loved to BRING me the remote control unit. Somehow, early in his puppyhood, I must’ve given him so much praise one time for ‘bringing it to me’ that he actually begged for occasions in which he could ‘bring me the remote’.
We use ‘Tell me’ whenever we want our dog to get our attention about something. This is helpful when getting your dog used to the idea that he must ‘tell you’ when he needs to go outside, when there’s a stranger nearby, when he’s hungry, when the water bowl is empty, when the mail has arrived, etc.
In addition to your standard pet tricks like sit, lie down, come, stay, catch, and roll over, we’ve managed to teach our dogs some more unusual ‘tricks’…