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A dog that will fetch the phone when it rings is a really useful trick to teach.
- First teach your dog to retrieve the phone, you can practice with an old one of you are worried about damage. When he brings the phone to you offer a treat in return.
- Then introduce the ringing sound and only ask him to fetch the phone when it is ringing, (someone will need to call you for this) reward as before.
- Now when your dog hears the ringing phone and automatically brings it to you for a reward you can begin to place the phone in different areas around the house.
Top tip; Keep the ring tone low in order not to worry your dog.
Dog trainers love this trick because it is useful and very impressive.