Maybe your dog needs to get a bit more exercise these days, but he doesn’t really enjoy playing with toys… Maybe you’re trying to get your dog ‘ready’ for agility training… Maybe you just want to find a new way to interact with your dog by incorporating something FUN into his daily routine… Whatever your motivation, here’s how to get your dog interested in a brand new toy — to the extent that he will do almost anything to be able to play with that toy.
Dog Tricks And Training
Trying to train your new puppy and don't know whether you should take them to puppy classes or do it alone? Either way, you'll definitely appreciate these dog tricks and training tips. From getting your dog to do tricks on command to finding the best training equipment --we've got you covered.
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!
Can your dog play Simon Says?
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.
Watch as ‘Skid Boot’ the dog follows orders from his trainer, David… to a tee! This video contains a scene from Pet Stars on Animal Planet.
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…
Here’s a great dog stunt… for anyone who’s daring enough to try it with their own dog!
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.
We taught our dogs to ‘shake’ their fur on command. This is great whenever they’re wet after a bath or a walk in the rain, or after a doggie roll on the ground where his fur has collected bits of everything that was in the grass. Here’s how we taught our dogs to ‘shake’…
All puppies nip or bite at your hands, feet, and ankles. But there’s a reason you should not allow this behavior any more. Here’s how to stop a puppy’s nipping and biting…
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!…
The Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan, is looking for canine candidates for this season’s ‘Dog Whisperer’ show which airs on the National Geographic Channel. Dogs — and their owners — who are in need of serious help. If you live in New York City, Atlanta, Dallas, Omaha, Cleveland, or Chicago, you can apply to be on the show! Here are the details.
My dogs were as confused by ‘Heel’ as I was. I certainly wasn’t teaching them very well. Here’s how I incorporated some things from Loose Leash Walking and added my own modifications to get my dogs to understand the concept of ‘Heel’. Finally… dog walks are enjoyable again!
With eye contact, all things are possible! Once you’ve trained your dog to stare at you adoringly whenever you call his name, then ALL forms of training will become much easier. Here’s how I taught my dogs to look at me on command…
Here’s Golda the Golden Retriever dog illustrating the trick: Play Dead.
Faith is the only dog in the world that walks on two legs ALL of the time.
Have you ever tried to crate train an adult dog? Here’s how we turned our rebellious 3-year-old Black Lab/Golden Retriever mix from a crate-hating dog into a peaceful and happy crate-loving dog once and for all…
Want to teach your dog to lay down? Learn the steps necessary to train your dog to lie down on command.
Somehow, we were fortunate to be able to convince our 3-year-old dog to start using a crate — out of the blue. Here’s how we did it…
Is your dog notorious for unspooling the toilet paper from its roll in the bathroom? I just discovered a quick trick which prevents your pet from playing with the toilet paper roll in the future! You’ll find yourself asking, ‘Now why didn’t I think of that?!’
This ‘beer dog’ has been trained to open a cooler, grab a beer, then hand it to a person.