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!
Dog Tricks To Try
Dog tricks are the advanced dog training behaviors that you want your dog to start doing -- just for fun, or for practical reasons within your own home. Here's everything you need to know to teach your dog tricks -- like balancing a treat on their nose, doing a full body shake, showing their teeth, speaking, fetching, getting the mail or newspaper, praying, playing peek-a-boo, singing, high-fiveing, and more! Dog owners share their favorite dog tricks and tips for teaching your dog how to do just about ANYTHING that you want... on command.
When I’m stuck at home and experiencing cabin fever for whatever reason AND my dogs are there with me, I find myself searching for ways to do these 2 things: save money and get organized! Specifically, I’m always on the hunt to find new ways to save money on stuff for the dog (dog treats, dog food, dog toys, dog beds, dog grooming items, etc). And I’m also looking for clever ways to re-organize all of the dog’s gear and supplies (like I way I organized all of the dog treats and dog food in our house). Today I’m going to share with you some fun ways to do BOTH of those things while spending good quality time with your dog at the same time!
Looking for the best dog gifts for yourself or a fellow dog lover? Here are 30+ clever gifts for dog owners. Helpful dog Christmas gifts they’ll really use! I know, because I’ve had dogs all my life, and I actually use every single one of these items and my dogs like ’em too.
Canine intelligence & dog language: The words and commands from human language that a dog knows. Here are the phrases my dog understands and what they mean.
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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!
If you think that you will eventually want your dog to be a hunting dog, here are some very basic tips to get started with hunting dog training.
A dog that barks at the doorbell is especially challenging at Halloween. However, you can look at it as a headache… or as a valuable dog training opportunity! This video shows how to do it.
To aid us in potty training our dog, we decided to try a dog doorbell. Take it from me, by teaching your dog to ring a bell to let you know when she has to go outside, you will definitely have fewer accidents in the house! Here’s how we used dog bell training with our 2 dogs.
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.
When trying to get your dog to do something, your dog doesn’t really understand what you are talking about. If you tell him what NOT to do, the message he gets is to DO exactly that! Here’s how to understand dog communication and use it to your advantage with your dog.
Tired of standing in the rain waiting for your dog to do his business outside? Try training your dog to pee or poop on command. All you need is a ‘cue word’, some dog treats, and a little bit of patience.
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!
If you’ve ever had a loose dog on your hands, then you know how difficult it is to catch a dog on the run — especially a small dog. This video shows how you can actually train your dog to be caught. Really, it works!
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.
Dogs communicate with people in their very own way. Learning what your dog is trying to say is not a science. You simply have to pay attention to your dog’s very subtle signs and cues. Here are a few dog signs to watch for if you want to learn to speak dog.
There are a few issues that may arise if you bring home more than one puppy at the same time. Plus, here are some tips for finding a playmate for your current 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.
If you’ve always thought that your dog would make a good therapy dog, here are some things to think about — plus a listing of the requirements for dogs and owners to become volunteers and therapy dogs.
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.
If you have a new puppy and won’t be able to take him out to pee and poop often enough, consider a dog litter box to help make housetraining easier. Our 2 Beagle pups love the doggie litter box. It definitely made housebreaking a smoother process in our home!
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.
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.