This Article is About
proper motivation
laser focus
canines
end result
successful business
paw
pact
puppies
family and friends
attempts
dogs
confidence
Who Else Wants A Easy Way To Teach Your Canine Tricks
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

Who Else Wants a Easy Way To Teach Your Canine Tricks

Do you want your canine to perform tricks in front of family and friends but struggle with the teaching part?

Do you want to build a stronger bond between you and your canine while also acknowledging that this is not just something to do when there is nothing else to do?

This builds more of a foundation for the dogs positive behavior and their desire to please their owner. Canines are smart in many ways and even when I am at the dog shelter walking dogs, afterwards I will give a treat and praise and its like they know already the end result.

Some times a dog that's been there for a while, I will walk them back a different route but we end up back at the treat jar every time. I can see their confidence being strengthen even while this is not their normal routine.

This seems to be the canines motivation knowing the end result for performing tricks for you, and receiving a treat or praise or both most times.

Encouraging their positive behavior for these Emmy award wining tricks, they would rather have those treats any day over those funny looking trophy's.

Adult canines as well as puppies can be easily taught the following tricks as long as you straighten the proper motivation.

Trick #1 Back up-letting you know there will be no horse back rides today.

Your canine has the stay command down pact, so get a few feet away while telling them to stay. Tell them to "back up" while your walking towards them. His nature will normally have them taking a few steps back as you approach them.

If all goes smoothly, then they deserve that treat.

Trick #2 Shake-to seal the deal on a successful business agreement

Your canine can learn this one the quickest out of the rest. Command him to sit and at the same time covering a treat in your hand, wave the same hand in front of his nose and say "shake". He will most likely have laser focus on your hand because of a treat. but after few attempts, they will catch on and give you their paw,of course they are expecting their treat now, give it up.

Remember you two shook on it.

Trick #3 Roll over-so you can get the TV remote from underneath him

start by telling the dog "down" and holding a treat close to their nose, slowly waving the treat over their shoulder and his head. They normally follow it with laser focus. Then keep pulling the treat over his shoulder while he continues to follow it.

So if the roll over was performed with success, or you get the remote, give them their treat.

With persistence and practice of the action with saying "roll over" , a habit will be formed and for them, they know that treats and praise is on the way.

Trick #4 Play dead-just in case a much bigger dog is headed their way to take their treats

You can use the "roll over" trick in addition with your dog lying on its side for a few minutes.

Its suggested by most dog trainers to form a gun with your hand while saying "bang bang". Also command your dog to lie down while luring them to roll over and awarding the treat and trying to wait for a minute or two each time will come off as the action of playing dead.

Trick #5 Speak-in case you need him to tell the UPS driver that no one is home to sign for the package

If your canine barks lot, this trick could prove to be very useful. You will help them build the habit of knowing weather its time to bark or when its not right to bark. Training them to respond to the command of quiet and rewarding that positive behavior with a treat. If ht continues to bark and maybe something else has his attention, clap to get them to focus on you.

Next work on the speak command.

Create a situation that would normally get them barking. maybe the UPS driver shows up around this very time knocking on the door. Just say speak and the connection will be formed with your dog.

Reward them with a treat after completing this a few times, but again persistence and practice is key.

Be compassionate to your dog, it's possible that they might have ADD.


Street Talk

William, real good article. Who said you can't teach an old dog new tricks. I did some of them with my Golden Retreiver and they worked great.

Reply
  about 6 years ago
You May Also Like
Get Paid To Write Articles Online
Get Paid To Write Articles Online If you have the passion this article can help.
By: Don Firth in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Internet Marketing   Jan 25, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

How to Get Six Pack Abs to Stop Deception And Lies
It is a fact that to get six pack abs lies in performing and maintaining diet and exercise. Both of them have to be partnered with proper motivation, patience, determination, as well as discipline. Those are the main factors that help people in ensuring that they are able to acquire…
By: Charles4 in  Health and Fitness  >  Exercise   Apr 06, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

5 Weight Loss Motivational Tips
Motivation is one of the most important things if you are on the quest of losing some weight off. Without motivation you will be having a hard time achieving your goals, in this case, losing weight. Anyway, staying motivated is not an easy thing, even more nowadays that everyone wants…
By: Ivan in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Mar 03, 2011  
0
  Likes: 3

Famous Quotes on Success
I don't know about you, but I've always loved famous quotes on success. For some reason, these words of wisdom spoken by the famous people of the past and present have an almost magical quality to them. When you speak them out loud, they make you feel wise and strong.…
By: James Miller1 in  Self Improvement  >  Success   Sep 13, 2012  
0
  Likes: 1

Top 5 Ways to Build Persistence
When you think about it, pretty much nothing ever gets accomplished without persistence. So I thought I might share what I believe are the top 5 ways to build Persistence. When applied, the potential to realise your goals and dreams can get so much stronger. So here we go; 1.…
By: C4rmen in  Self Improvement  >  Achievement   Mar 20, 2012  
10
  Likes: 3

Angel Dog Statue | Why Our Beloved Canines Are Idolized In Stone
Why dogs are idolized in stone? Dogs of all shapes & sizes are regarded as man's best friend,faithful companions,family guardians to loving owners just about anyone who warms up to them embracing them as one of their own. Our beloved canine companions help bridge the relationship gap between man and…
By: Jacob Boss in  Pets  >  Dogs   Aug 07, 2012  
12
  Likes: 5

Reasons to Choose A Patient Driving Instructor Weston - super - mare
Individuals who would like to make the learning how to drive process enjoyable should start by hiring a competent, friendly Driving Instructor Weston-super-Mare. The instructor you choose to work with should ensure you make the most of your Driving Lessons Weston-super-Mare and he should make sure you do not waste…
By: Sheraton Veranda in  Pets  >  Dogs   Jun 05, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Is Alpo Dog Food Possibly One Of The Best Dog Food Brands Ever?
A well known and loved brand – Alpo, which is short for Allen Products, was founded way back in 1936 in Pennsylvania, and is now owned by Nestle. With such a long history, customers where rightly concerned when the brand was affected by the large scale product recalls in 2007.…
By: Mike Nash in  Pets  >  Dogs   Jun 02, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

A Merry Hound - The Beagle
Beagles were developed as scent hounds and used to hunt rabbits and small prey. Today, this popular breed is used for hunting, pet therapy, "sniffing" dogs for law enforcement, and as family pets. This is one of the most popular dogs in the United States due to the temperament and…
By: Doug Fabick in  Pets  >  Dogs   Jun 02, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

How to Get the Best Food From the Renowned Pet Food Supplier In Stoke –on - trent?
The nutritional requirements of the pet animals are different from that of humans. Hence, picking the best pet food from the pet food supplier in Stoke-On-Trent takes effort and thought. All the pet owners are advised to go through the labels to get an idea of the ingredients. Moreover, they…
By: aby in  Pets  >  Dogs   Jun 02, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Find the Best Accommodation for Your Cat With Cattery Stoke - on - Trent
Online information provides a good resource for cat owners who need to find an adequate cattery Stoke-on-Trent. Get some tips to help you with online selection! Not any cattery Stoke-on-Trent offers the best bedding services and proper care for the cats that must be accommodated. If you are concerned about…
By: Johny Danes in  Pets  >  Dogs   Jun 02, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

How to Find the Best Pet Food Supplier In Stoke - on - Trent
Pet-lovers will always agree that when it comes to selecting the right nutrition and supplements, the options is huge and varied. With numerous Pet Food Supplier In Stoke-On-Trent and local shops selling variety of tins, cartons and packs of Animal Feeds Stoke-On-Trent, it is obvious to get confused about which…
By: Johny Danes in  Pets  >  Dogs   Jun 02, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Training Your New Puppy Or Dog
It is very important to start training your new puppy as soon as possible, the best is to start when you bring him home. The puppy training can be done yourself or you can hire a professional trainer. Often you could find a local dog training classes. Ask your veterinarian…
By: Daniel39 in  Pets  >  Dogs   May 31, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Healthy Dog Snacks From Your Refrigerator!
We all want to keep our pets healthy and happy so if we could replace those high fat packaged treats you buy at the local grocer with a treat to make your pets health and immune system stronger we’d jump at the opportunity. Our dogs can also benefit from healthy…
By: LGoguen in  Pets  >  Dogs   May 31, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

About Benefits Of Microchipping Your Pet
Pets are delightful companions to many owners young and old. However, some pets may tend to get lost outside the home if proper monitoring is not exercised. It is very sad for the pet owner to lose a pet which has been a faithful companion for some time. Hence, it…
By: Nicole T Doss in  Pets  >  Dogs   May 28, 2016  
0
  Likes: 1

Article Views: 1971    Report this Article