How To Train A Dog To Freeze In Place

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this! A perfect trick to teach your dog is the freeze. Your dog will literally become a statue in whichever position he is in at the time and not move until released. To teach this trick you…

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The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas

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Welcome to the Ultimate List of Dog Trick Ideas! On this page you will find a list of 100 dog tricks you can teach your dog. They are here to inspire you, motivate you and get you to spend time with your dog training and ultimately creating a closer bond with your dog. Enjoy! Sweet…

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The Ultimate Guide To Training A Dog To Come On Command

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Does your dog ignore you when you call him? And does he respond only after you’ve called him maybe three or four times? You’re not alone—I understand what you’re going through. You see, my dog, Onyx (a purebred Siberian husky), wasn’t always the perfectly behaved dog she is now. There was a time when she…

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How To Stop A Dog From Jumping Up

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Jumping is a problem that a lot of pet parents deal with. Dogs jump for a couple of reasons. One reason is because the dog is excited. Another reason is because the behavior has a reinforcement history. And one other reason is because our faces omit a lot of smells and the dog wants to…

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Five Master Steps To Create A Dog Training Game Plan

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In this post, I’m going to walk you through exactly what we do here at Success Dogs to create a dog training game plan to solve any dog training problem. This is the same process that I use to create our online dog training programs or when I work with a dog one-on-one. Before we…

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How To Train A Dog To Stand On Its Hind Legs

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Not too long ago I was looking at videos of show dogs. You know—those dogs that can do amazing things on talent shows. One trick in particular struck me as simply amazing. I saw a dog stand and walk on his hind legs, and I thought it was the coolest thing ever. So I decided…

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How To Teach Your Dog To Roll Over

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Since I published my core training concept, “The Four Stages of Luring,” many people have asked me to show them examples of how luring is done. And because a picture speaks a thousand words, I decided to dig into my collection of dog trick lessons to find one that uses this training method. Then I…

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Training Concept: The Four Stages Of Luring

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In this post, I’m going to discuss in great depth the four stages of luring, a common training technique to get your dog to do a specific behavior such as sitting, lying down, or rolling over. Luring is extremely easy and will work with any dog that is food motivated. You place a piece of…

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Free Dog Training eBook – The Power of Positive Reinforcements

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Have you ever wanted a dog so behaved and well-trained that people compliment on his awesomeness? Well, this is exactly what happened to me when I started training my dog with Positive Reinforcements (this is a fancy name for reward-based, force-free training.) Friends and family started to compliment me on how well-behaved my dog was,…

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The Collar Grab Training Game

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Last week I published three dog training tips to help you train your dog. These training tips are not meant to be full courses but rather “golden nuggets” of information. One of them was about training your dog to come, and more specifically one technique that I discussed was the “Rocket Launch”. Where you have…

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Fun, Effective Technique To Get Your Dog To Come … The Rocket Launch!

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I want to tell you about something that is extremely important, something that could literally save your dog’s life one day … and something that is easier than cooking Popcorn! What is it you ask? It’s teaching your dog to come after hearing his name. But you’d be surprised to know that most dogs have…

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How To Train A Dog To Loop Around A Target Stick

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this! This trick looks pretty and is great as part of an enhanced obedience routine. Your dog will quickly complete a loop around your target stick. Stand up straight and hold your stick out so that you…

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How To Train A Dog To Loop In Different Directions

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this! All change is a trick where the dog loops first one way and then the other; it looks great and due to the change in direction is extremely impressive. Use your target stick to encourage your…

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How To Train A Dog To Spin In A Circle

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this! This trick is fun and consists of your dog spinning quickly in a continuous circle on all four feet until released from the trick. Use the target stick to encourage your dog to turn a circle…

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How To Train A Dog To Twirl His Rear Leg

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this! This is a physically demanding trick that must only be carried out by a dog that has physically sound hips and rear legs. He will learn to stand up on his rear legs and twirl in…

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How To Train A Dog To Ring A Doorbell

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this! The ultimate dog trick is ringing a doorbell to come back into the house from the garden. This is actually taught very easily by utilizing the target disk from the previous trick. Place the disk onto…

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How To Train A Dog To Touch Objects With His Paw

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this! This trick is teaching your dog the act of touching an item with his paw. This can come in handy for many things from switching on a light to ringing a bell. To teach this trick…

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How To Train A Dog To Give Nose Nudges

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this! This trick is wonderful, it is taught to assistance dogs as a way to get their handlers attention by applying a gentle nudge from the nose. Have a treat in your hand and show them to…

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How To Train A Dog To Catch Treats

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this! Your dog will happily catch treats all day, this trick will teach him to catch more unusual objects. Begin by passing your dog the object that you would like him to catch then reinforcing as he…

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How To Train A Dog To Go Around

This tutorial is part of The Ultimate List Of Dog Trick Ideas which contains 99 other tricks like this! This trick involves your dog going around any obstacle on command this can include the sofa, car or even a lake on a walk. To teach this trick you need to begin small. Your target stick…

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