“You can’t teach a old dog new tricks.”
We heard the old adage, but is this myth true? In fact, any pet can be trained – at any age.
Of course, it’s much easier to teach a younger dog certainly, because he is not so set in his own ways and is still open to new things, but just about any dog can learn a number of new ideas! It is not difficult to teach your grown up dog and it’s enjoyable! We all like to see their dogs perform cool tricks on demand. It is just plain fun! And most certainly the dog is also having fun also!
You first ought to verify that your dog is healthy before you start some trick training. For example, its most probably not a great idea to attempt to train a heavy dog to sit up. He could possibly strain his back muscles, or maybe injure his spine! Also, you must to invest in the right chain slip collar as well as a 6 ft. leash leather. Don’t use a metallic chain leash, because it could cut your hand. Your dog ought to recognize his name, will approach you on command and know how to stay and sit. We look at numerous easy-to-perform tricks here.
So what you need is the right information, the right training and the right tools to improve your relationship with your pet.
Teach your dog the handshake trick
One other easy-to-teach dog trick is shaking hands.
Make your puppy or dog sit and stay keeping his collar and leash on and have a delicious snack. Using your right hand, raise up his right foreleg and communicate the command shake, while you shake his foreleg. Then immediately give him the treat and lots of nice approval. In no time, all you’ll need to do is give the command shake, put in front of you your hand and he will do the trick automatically!
Many dogs seem to relish giving their paws to the owners and they often catch on with ease. As soon as he learns how to shake one paw, teach him how to shake his left paw the same way using the command. This is a great and simple trick.
These easy are not difficult to teach your dog or puppy and you will gain a lot of satisfaction when he learns the tricks and you allow him to perform for to your family and friends. Pull out the collar and leash, some snacks and commence teaching your dog today? It’s a great deal of good fun!
Teach your dog the site up or beg trick
A familiar and probably most famous dog trick is to sit up beg.
A young puppy should not taught this trick given the fact that his back muscles are still not mature. You should wait until the puppy is no less than eight months old. It’s much easier to teach that trick in a corner. Say to your dog to sit and to remain in place with his back near the corner. Have his leash and collar on him in case he makes an effort to run away. Ascertain the leash is has some slack and then step on the leash to restrain him. Elevate his forelegs up with your hands, give the order to sit up and then lay his forelegs in your hand or on your left arm and dangle a favorite treat in front of his nose using your available hand.
The corner walls will allow him to stay straight. Reward him using the food and the duplicate the exercise some more times. When you believe he’s ready, redo the exercise, but now take your hand or left arm away while still dangling the treat in front of his nose and reiterating the order.
After some time he will be sitting up without help! Do it over and over and over again! In time you’ll be able to have him site and beg in the middle of your living room!