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.
Dog Tricks & Training
There are at least 101 cool dog tricks here that you can teach your dog -- plus 5 basic dog commands that every dog should know. Teach your dog the 5 basic commands first. Then, move onto the advanced dog tricks -- we've taught our own dogs every one of these! You'll also find insanely helpful dog training tips to help you put an end to frustrating dog behavior issues. Not sure where to begin? Start here --> Dog Tricks & Training Tips 101.
My husband and I have resorted to SPELLING various words around our dog in order to talk about certain things in his presence, without him knowing it. The idea: If we spell it, he won’t hear that magic word that gets him all riled up in anticipation of whatever it is. Wrong!…
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’.
Some simple tips for teaching your dog some new tricks.
A study of dogs has revealed that a dog wags its tail to the left when they are fearful or anxious. A dog wags its tail to the right when they are attracted to something or happy. See a video of a dog’s tail-wagging behavior and view details of the study here.
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’.
Four rules for dog owners who let — or are considering letting — their dog sleep in the bed with them.
See how we survived the whole crate-training ordeal with Destin. At first, we didn’t succeed. But we stuck with it, and it eventually worked out. All it took was a couple weeks of us and our dog being a little more ‘on edge’ than usual. But we all got through it in the end, and we are SO glad that both of our dogs are now kennel trained! Here’s what worked for us…
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.
Stay is one of the most important commands you will ever teach your dog. Here’s how to teach your dog to stay.
Want to teach your dog how to balance a treat on his nose? Here’s how to do the ‘treat on the nose’ trick — step by step.
Maggie was featured on Animal Planet for her counting skills.
In this video, you learn how to use a clicker to train your dog to take a bow.
What do you do when your dog loves to play with a ball, but he won’t give the ball up in a game of catch? Here’s a quick trick… Works every time!
Why do dogs eat grass? Some say it’s your dog’s way of getting their veggies. Even the vet will tell you, it’s perfectly normal for your dog to eat grass on occasion. But I try to keep my dogs from munching on grass. Here’s why…
We are considering installing an invisible fence at our new home, so I’ve been researching the many options when it comes to hidden fences. Here are some things I’ve learned about invisible fences, in general.
This video shows the process you go through to get your dog used to the clicker.
Here’s how to set things up so your dog will succeed. Why?… Because when a dog fails at something, he’s less likely to want to try it again. And when learning a new trick or behavior, no dog succeeds every time — especially in the beginning. So it’s up to you to make sure your dog succeeds from the very start. Here’s how…
This is a trick for dogs with quick reflexes… In this video, the Miniature Pinscher balances a dog treat on his nose and then he catches it in his mouth.
Do you know how to scratch your dog’s itches? We’ve noticed that each of our dogs has a ‘sweet spot’… that one place that makes their day anytime it gets scratched. Here’s more about our dogs’ sweet spots…
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’…
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!…